Following a request from ESTO the European Standards Committee (CEN) under technical committee CEN TC 217 has formed a task group to develop a common European approach to the production and field sampling of infill materials used in synthetic turf surfaces for testing. ESTO saw the need for such an approach, as it became aware […]
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Over the last two years ESTO has been recognised by the European Chemical Agency (ECHA), as an authority on the European synthetic turf industry and its markets. ECHA is the is the driving force among regulatory authorities in implementing the EU’s groundbreaking chemicals legislation for the benefit of human health and the environment as well […]
Following the media concerns about the potential health risks of using recycled tyre granulate as infill in synthetic turf pitches the European Commission asked the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) in 2016, to investigate the issue to see if the concerns are justified (ECHA is the driving force among regulatory authorities in implementing the EU’s chemicals […]
Following a proposal by ESTO, the European Standards Committee CEN TC 217, responsible for sports surfaces, has recently announced the creation of a task group to develop a European Standard Code of Practice for the sampling and testing of infill materials used in synthetic turf fields. The task group has been created in response to […]