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Standard Specification for Total Lead Content in Synthetic Turf Fibers

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This specification details the test methods for sample preparation and analyzing, as well as guidelines for reporting the total lead content in fibers used in synthetic turf. Synthetic turf fibers shall be tested at such quantity intervals as to ensure continuing compliance with test requirements. The measured total lead content shall be within the limit specified herein.



1.1 This specification applies to the maximum content of lead in fibers used in synthetic turf.

1.1.1 This specification outlines a test method for sample preparation and a test method for analyzing the total lead content in synthetic turf fibers.

1.1.2 This specification outlines guidelines for reporting total lead content in synthetic turf fibers.

1.2 This specification applies only to synthetic turf fibers manufactured after Sept. 1, 2009.

Note 1—It is the goal of the industry to reduce lead content to 100 mg/kg (ppm) by Sept. 1, 2011.

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


lead; synthetic turf; synthetic turf fibers; ICS Number Code 97.220.10 (Sports facilities)

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15.07 (Sports Equipment and Facilities; Pedestrian/Walkway Safety and Footwear; Amusement Rides and Devices; Snow Skiing)

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97.220.10 (Sports facilities Including swimming-pools, spas, solaria, sports fields, running-tracks, spectator facilities for sports, etc.)

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July 15, 2009

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