Using Tennis Balls As Chair Caps Can Be Dangerous

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Using tennis balls as chair caps can be dangerous for students, teachers and principals.  This may seem like a quick and easy solution to noisy chairs in the classroom. For years, putting tennis balls on the bottoms of school chairs has become popular, even customary, but there is a serious health risk associated with this convention.

 Haven’t we all learned when growing up that the cheap and quick option isn’t always the best, especially for items that should last for years? Tennis balls are not solely filled with air, as thought by most school administrators who utilize these sporty orbs at their schools. In fact, they contain in their center a hollow core filled with latex toxins and, even in some cases, nitrogen gas. Doesn’t sound like something students and teachers should be inhaling day in and day out, right?

 Our children, to most of us, are the most important things in our busy lives. Most have to spend an average of 8 hours per day, 5 days a week in school and, during those thousands of hours, we assume them to be breathing healthy air. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has reported that indoor air contains 2-5 times more pollutants than outdoor air and, coupled with the toxins released from the tennis balls, this can put teachers and children at risk for developing health-related problems.

 So why should you buy our product? I was just getting to that… At LCS Products, we don’t just make quality chair caps, we also make sure they are long-lasting, easy to use and safe for your children and teachers. Our caps are made with a polymer, polypropylene and polyethylene, that is anti-corrosive and impervious to water and mold with zero VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds). Our caps are manufactured with the same superior material used to construct water bottles, and is used in both the food and medical industries.

 Using our caps will keep the air cleaner, the noise level to an extreme low, and will be abundantly safer! For more information visit our website at or call us at 561-775-2122.