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ECHA recommends health risk of infill to be studied

The European Chemical Agency (ECHA) does not rule out that there is a potential concern for human health and the…

RAC discusses ECHA request

The Risk Analysis Committee (RAC) of the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) have met to discuss the request to prepare a…

‘More information required before ban on polymeric infill can be considered’

The European Chemical Agency (ECHA) has asked its Risk Assessment Committee (RAC) to prepare a supplementary opinion on the proposed…

Danes question blame on polymeric infill

Is it correct to blame crumb rubber used in third-generation synthetic turf for being the biggest cause of microplastic pollution?…

ECHA’s cold shower

Hope that the European Commission will allow the use of polymeric infill in synthetic turf fields to be continued in…

PAH restriction one step closer

The European Commission has notified the World Trade Organisation of its intention to introduce a new restriction on Polycyclic aromatic…

Debate on 3G moves to a higher level

The future of third-generation synthetic turf is now in the hands of the politicians. Following the closing of ECHA’s public…

Webinar: non-filled systems

The Austrian Institute for School and Sports Facilities (ÖISS) will host a webinar about the current and future development of…

Biodegradable infill at risk

The Risk Assessment Committee (RAC) of the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) has decided to further investigate ‘biodegradable’ polymers as part…

SEAC opens public consultation window

The European Chemical Agency (ECHA) has opened the window for a public consultation on the Draft Opinion on the Microplastics…