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Artificial Grass Testing on Watersavers Turf Products

Have you ever wondered if artificial grass is as safe as the real thing? As a leading supplier of artificial turf, we at Watersavers Turf put our products to the test. Outside labs do our artificial grass testing by looking for traces of lead, fire hazards, UV fading, PFAS, and wear and tear. The results of our artificial grass testing let buyers shop with confidence. All of our artificial turf products pass extensive artificial grass testing.

Watersavers Turf Products are Certified

We would never sell a product we would not want to use for our own job. That’s why our turf products are certified using the best labs in the world to test each one. Testing Services Inc and Xenco Laboratories are some of the companies that ensure our turf products are certified.

All of our turf products are certified for these factors:

Our Synthetic Grass is Lead-Free Certified

Lead has long been a concern in places where kids play. The fake grass industry has led the way to make its products safe for people and pets. The Consumer Product Safety Commission, after a seven-year study, said fake grass that is lead-free certified is “OK to install, OK to play on.”

In addition, we do not stock or promote the use of crumb rubber. Our products are safe for kids and pets because our fake grass is lead-free certified and non-toxic. It can be used all around homes, schools, and other places.

Testing results are available on our product pages.

Our Turf is Not Flammable and Goes Through Fire Risk Testing

Our artificial turf fire risk testing ensures that even if it is exposed to intense heat or open flame, it won’t catch fire. Watersavers Turf is not flammable. It is important to note that our artificial grass can still melt though if it’s exposed to extreme heat or fire. We hire the best experts in the industry to test every product.

TSI in Dalton, Ga., does all our fire risk testings. They conduct not just one test but two:

  • Smoke Density Chamber Test: This test finds how thick the smoke is during a fire. The safety standard used is a rating of 450 or less. Every product we sell is well below this measure.
  • Radiant Floor Panel Test: This test finds how much heat fake grass gives off when exposed to a flame or other fire source. Once again, our products easily meet the industry standards for safety.

Repeated testing shows that our products do not catch on fire. Buyers can install our turf products in any public place with peace of mind. We would be happy to send a copy of our test results on request.

More Artificial Grass Testing: Our Synthetic Grass is UV Resistant

Few things look better than a lush, green lawn. Making that happen requires hard work. Without intense labor, water and bug control, grass will turn brown. One big plus of our synthetic grass is UV resistance. 

Does fake grass fade? Not our products. Our synthetic grass has UV resistance built-in. Under normal use, it will keep looking as good as it did on the day it was installed. Since our synthetic grass is UV resistant, it stays green for as long as 20 to 25 years.

The secret is adding UV resistance to the yarn. This makes it hold its color even through harsh weather or sunny conditions. We want customers to know that our artificial grass will stand the test of time. Every product is tested for UV resistance by Labosport. This is the world’s largest turf testing lab located in Le Mans, France.

UV Resistance is included in the Labosport Fiber Performance Index and is the first certifiable measure of fiber quality. Turf fibers are tested to ensure their strength when exposed to powerful UV light using specifically designed machinery. We can give you the test results if needed.

Our Artificial Grass is PFAS free

We are happy to report that our turf is PFAS free. PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are long lasting chemicals, which break down slowly over time and can have harmful effects on our bodies. We have tested our products at internationally recognized testing facilities to show that ours does not contain these chemicals.

Industry Scores High Marks for Fake Turf

Along with outside testing, more than 50 outside studies vouch for the safety of fake turf. Among the highlights:

  • A California EPA report said there is little human health risk from breathing the air above fake turf fields.
  • Several tests in New York concluded there are no key health concerns from fake turf fields.
  • In 2008, regulators approved the use of fake turf fields for people of all ages.

Trust Watersavers Turf

The bottom line is that every product we sell has been through thorough artificial grass testing. So, whether your turf is used by a pro rugby team or simply a backyard game of soccer, you can trust Watersavers Turf and enjoy your turf for many years to come.

Visit one of our store locations, head over to our Homeowners page to learn more, or call 844-974-8873 to ask about our free samples. Also, ask about our free delivery offers and free estimates, and for copies of test results.