European regulations are adapting in order to reduce microplastics pollution. Synthetic turf sports fields will have to implement protection systems to limit the migration of infill to the environment.
Labosport offers a risk management diagnostic service to assess the compliance of sports facilities according to European recommendations. The technical report CEN TR 17519 lists the good practices to limit the dispersion of infill materials to the environment.
In addition, the Labosport diagnostic allows you to know whether your site is able to comply with the proposal of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), which will limit the annual discharge of infill into the environment to 50 kg per site.
Labosport focuses on the potential sources of infill migration: