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News and Insights
News and views from ASL. This is where we publish stories about events and trade shows, updates about certifications, and views from our experts.
Allergy Standards is now a member of the Consumer Technology Association – ‘where the people, policies and insights of innovation come together’
Beijing’s air quality hovers around the ‘unhealthy’ category for much of the year. The perfect storm of millions of cars, noxious fumes from factories and coal powered industry combines with the city’s geography : Beijing is built on a flat landscape and surrounded by mountains so if there is no wind to blow away the smog, it hangs over the city like a shroud
January proved to be a busy month for the Certification Program, highlighting the importance of indoor air quality and a healthier home environment, the foundation to the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program.
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We created the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program to scientifically test and identify consumer products that are more suitable for people with asthma and allergies. When consumers see the distinctive mark on a product, they know they are buying an asthma & allergy friendly® product.
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The Science Behind the Certification
The asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program is not just another unsubstantiated claim or stamp. Products bearing our certification mark have undergone stringent testing to a series of standards developed by our team of medical and healthcare experts. The number of Certification Standards continues to grow in order to encompass a wide range of products, supporting our commitment to the overall concept of allergen avoidance for people with asthma and allergies.