That is the argument, writes Volkskrant, four teachers at the Hollandais Journal of Medicine.
After research, RIVM and the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) concluded that the risks to children are insignificant.
According to the four teachers, reports from both institutes contain scientific inaccuracies and deficiencies, which means that the risk for children can be underestimated. The decision of whether the exercise is acceptable under these circumstances is now mainly of the parents.
According to the scientists, the Dutch government should advise parents to protect their children as well as possible during and after playing with artificial lawns with rubber granules. You should avoid contacting the hands and mouth with the granulate as much as possible. Showering is recommended after exercising and washing sportswear. Children should not avoid the field.
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