Allergy Standards Limited

Webinar – Optimizing the Indoor Environment for Health: Asthma, Allergies, and Building Materials

Webinar GreenHome Institute

Do you want to create a competitive advantage in your marketplace and stand out from the competition? If the answer is yes, this online course is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the trusted tools to address the rising consumer demands for healthier and safer building materials. 

Dr. John McKeon, CEO of AllergyAllergies are caused by the body being hyper-sensitive to a particular molecule or particle. The particles which cause an allergic reaction are called allergens. Common... Standards, and Courtney Sunna, MBA, will give an insightful one hour course on why it is important to choose safer products and materials, and how to use Certified Products as a marketing platform to raise awareness and increase demand for your products.

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Dave Morrissey attends Domotex Trade Show in Germany

Dave Morrissey, Domotex 2018

Dave Morrissey, AllergyAllergies are caused by the body being hyper-sensitive to a particular molecule or particle. The particles which cause an allergic reaction are called allergens. Common... Standards’ Chief Information Officer will be attending DOMOTEX trade show in Hannover from January 1215th 2018. The trade show will feature 1,435 professional and exhibitors from 61 different countries.

Domotex 2018

Domotex is the world’s leading trade show for floor coverings, interior design and lifestyle inspiration. Visitors will be able to witness the latest trends and creative product presentations inspired by the DOMOTEX 2018 lead theme “Framing Trends” where brand and lifestyle-oriented companies will be featuring a selection of products framed in different creative contexts.

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Allergy Standards Limited is now a member of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI)

ASL now member of the EAACI

Allergy Standards Limited (ASL) is now an official member of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI). As the world’s most recognised certification mark for asthmaAsthma is a condition where the small tubes that carry air to the lungs (trachea) become inflamed and may become filled with mucus. This results... & allergyAllergies are caused by the body being hyper-sensitive to a particular molecule or particle. The particles which cause an allergic reaction are called allergens. Common... friendly® products, it was coherent for ASL to be part of the Academy.

What does the EAACI do?

The EAACI is an association including over 50 National Allergy Societies, more than 10,000 academicians, research investigators and clinicians, from 121 different countries, aimed at:

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Allergen avoidance in the home – Part 2: How to get rid of allergens?

Allergen avoidance in the home – Part 2 – how to get rid of allergens?

This is the second of a two-part article on the development of an allergyAllergies are caused by the body being hyper-sensitive to a particular molecule or particle. The particles which cause an allergic reaction are called allergens. Common... and asthmaAsthma is a condition where the small tubes that carry air to the lungs (trachea) become inflamed and may become filled with mucus. This results... management plan for the home. This article will deal with products that can help with the control of exposure to allergens through their removal or treatment.

These can include:

  • Vacuum cleaners
  • Carpet washers
  • Washing machines
  • Air filters
  • Cleaning products
  • Air conditioners

Vacuum Cleaners

A vacuum cleaner is a key part of allergenAn allergen is a substance that triggers an allergic reaction. Many allergens may trigger an allergic or asthmatic response, including dust mites, animal dander, and... control, whether you have laminate or carpeted flooring. Using a brush on laminate flooring can aerosolise dust and particulate matter and should be avoided. Not all vacuum cleaners are created equal however, and there a number of characteristics that should be assessed when purchasing or using a vacuum cleaner.

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Healthier Products for Christmas

Healthier Products for Christmas

Christmas is the time of year when people purchase and give a wide range of gifts to their loved ones.  As people care more and more about living in a healthier environment free from chemicals and allergens, it is important for manufacturers to adapt to the new demands of consumers.

Some Numbers

According to the AAAAI (American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology), worldwide, the rise in prevalence of allergic diseases has continued in the industrialised world for more than 50 years. According to the WebMD Medical Reference, more than 70 million Americans suffer from asthmaAsthma is a condition where the small tubes that carry air to the lungs (trachea) become inflamed and may become filled with mucus. This results... and/or allergies each year and about 40% of these are children. According to the AAAAI, allergies are actually the 6th leading cause of chronic illness in the United States.  Even if people are not directly affected themselves, it is very likely that someone close to them is.

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