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Testing Status of Crumbrubber various 16008



Known Uses

Crumb rubber is made from waste tires and is used in the manufacturing of synthetic turf and playground mats. There is an urgent need for information on toxicological studies to understand the health impacts of chemical released from synthetic turf in children and young athletes due to exposure from playground mats, athletic fields and synthetic turf fields.

Short-Term Toxicity

  • 14 days  (C16008)  Completed 
    • Mice: B6C3F1/N
    • Dose: Mice: 0 or 1250 mg/kg (oral gavage), 0 or 50, 000 ppm (dosed-feed), 100% bedding or 50:50 wt:wt% crumb rubber:bedding (bedding exposure).