Labosport, a leader in sport surfaces testing, announces that it has signed today an agreement to acquire New-Zealand Sports Turf Institute (“NZSTI”), the leading turf consultancy in New-Zealand. NZSTI serves 3 main markets namely research & consultancy, professional training and testing services. The company headquartered in Auckland has 14 staff in 5 locations. Originally established […]
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“Assessment of exposure and potential risks to human health associated with the use of ELT recycled rubber crumb in artificial turf” 17/5/2017 Recently, European authorities (the European Chemicals Agency, ECHA, and the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, RIVM) evaluated potential risks from using synthetic turfs, filled with rubber crumb from recycled […]
Since 1990, synthetic turf is the surface of choice for sports fields under intensive play, harsh climatic conditions or both. While different types of synthetic turf exist, 95% of fields use rubber recycled rubber granules as infill material for shock absorption purposes. Recently, there has been a growing concern on the potential health impact for […]