Conn. AG Bashes CPSC's Turf Study

Law360, New York (August 20, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Connecticut's attorney general is calling on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to retract statements on its Web site that synthetic turf is safe for children, saying the all-clear is based on a “crudely cursory” study that could mislead the public.

Attorney General Richard Blumenthal on Tuesday accused the commission of conducting a “grossly inadequate and badly flawed study” that focused too much on the presence of lead and not enough on other chemicals that could pose a danger to children's health.

CPSC staff members released...
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