More experts come forward, 11-17-21, with major concerns about the PFAS in artificial turf

Two of the experts: 
Dr. Graham Peaslee (image from
Concurrent Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry and Professor of Physics, University of Notre Dame  
Kyla Bennett (image from, Director of Science Policy at PEER

PFAS chemicals ("forever chemicals" being banned in various products) are just one of the major concerns related to toxicity of artificial turf.  

Below, Dr. Graham Peaslee explains in detail why the PFAS in artificial turf should be a major concern.  

The implications for children's contact with the "grass" fibers is yet unknown, but what IS known is that they could contaminate our waterways and contaminate our drinking water.

Dr. Kyla Bennett speaks after Dr. Peaslee to further explain. PFAS has been found in all the fields they have tested.  Dr. Bennett refutes one of the industry experts' assertions that PFAS are safe.  

Dr. Bennett concludes with: "I do not understand the sentiment that just because PFAS is ubiquitous, it okay to add more. This is a forever chemical, it is highly toxic, they are all persistent, and they are very dangerous. We have not yet met a safe PFAS. The toxicity information is coming in daily, new information. You need to use the precautionary principle here."

It is widely known and was recently announced by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that PFAS chemicals are toxic; "safe levels of exposure to PFAS – the levels at which harms might not occur – should be thousands of times lower than limits it first proposed in 2016". As a result, the, the allowable limit of PFAS in drinking water shall be drastically reduced.