Latest news: Research with embryos of zebrafish shows risk rubber granules in artificial grass
15 February 2017
Toxicologists Jessica Legradi, Sicco Brandsma and Jacob de Boer exposed embryos of zebra fish for one day to undiluted water that had been in contact with rubber granules. These embryos died within five days. In diluted water, the fish embryos showed hyperactive behavior. Prof. Jacob de Boer: "The results of the zebrafish study are an important indicator of potential health effects in humans, but more research is needed to determine this. We don't know yet how much and which toxic substances are present." Read the news item (In Dutch)
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