GroundSmart™ Synthetic Turf Infill enhances player performance and increases player safety. When combined with a quality synthetic turf, GroundSmart™ Synthetic Turf Infill fields are designed to outperform natural grass fields.
GroundSmart™ Synthetic Turf Infill adds cushioning and springiness to protect athletes. Surfaces made from GroundSmart™ Synthetic Turf Infill dry quickly, drain excess moisture, reduce dust and mud, and minimize freezing. Rain or shine, a field comprised of GroundSmart™ Synthetic Turf Infill is always ready for action.
Whether you’re playing a football, lacrosse or soccer game, better games are played on fields with GroundSmart™ Synthetic Turf Infill. GroundSmart™ Synthetic Turf Infill is the smart, sustainable, economical solution.
GroundSmart™ Synthetic Turf Infill is available in the follow colors and sizes:
Report Summary: Lower Canada College, a leading K-12 private school in Montreal, announced that the crumb rubber infill used in its new synthetic turf athletic field is safe for continued use by children of all ages. This comes as a result of testing that the school conducted using an independent, highly-sophisticated laboratory in Paris, France to test its crumb rubber.
Report Summary: Authorities are worried that because of the chemical content of the material, exposure by various means could endanger the health of field users, especially children. However, extensive research has pointed to the conclusion that these fields result in little, if any, exposure to toxic substances.
Report Summary: The use of outdoor and indoor artificial turf fields is not associated with elevated health risks.
Report Summary: Concentrations of VOCs and PM above field did not exceed background, even with high field temperatures; not likely to pose risk from inhalation.
Report Summary: The results of their analysis indicated that playing on synthetic turf fields do not cause any increased health risk.
Report Summary: The NIPH [Norwegian Institute of Public Health] (2006) study did not show significant levels of risk to children playing football (rugby) on indoor synthetic turf fields, at exposure levels ranging from acute to chronic scenario.
Report Summary: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) staff today released its evaluation of various synthetic athletic fields. The evaluation concludes that young children are not at risk from exposure to lead in these fields.
Report Summary: Based on the available information, chemical exposures from crumb rubber in synthetic turf do not pose a public health hazard.
Report Summary: Based on the available literature on exposure to rubber crumb by swallowing, inhalation and skin contact …we conclude, that there is not a significant health risk due to the presence of rubber infill for football players [for] an artificial turf pitch with rubber infill from used car tires.
Report Summary: I have reviewed the available literature regarding the use of rubber crumb in artificial turf infields — both pro and con — and in my professional opinion the artificial turf field would present no significant risk to human health.
Report Summary: Supplemental chronic risk estimates … indicate that regular exposure (e.g., regular play on ground rubber filled athletic fields) to ground rubber for the length of one’s childhood does not increase risk of cancer above levels considered by the State of California to be de minimus.