Philadelphia, PA (September 19, 2016) – Dr. John McKeon, CEO of Allergy Standards, has received a congressional citation from Congressman Brendan F Boyle of the 13th Congressional District of Pennsylvanian (pictured above).
The award was presented during the Strides for Safe Kids event in Plymouth Meeting. Dr. McKeon and the Certification Program were cited on the occasion of the 10th year of the asthma & allergy friendly® certification program, a joint venture with the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.
The ten years anniversary marks the start of a pace of growth faster than ever, with a large number of top manufacturers joining our certification program and an expansion of the program on an international scale.
ASL is an International standards and certification body that prepares independent standards for a wide range of products to declare their suitability for people whose lives are affected by allergies and asthma. ASL has devised a series of proprietary testing protocols, performance criteria and suitability attributes for consumer products to be eligible for certification. These have been developed using internationally recognized trigger factor avoidance recommendations including allergens and irritants. The asthma & allergy friendly®® mark is applied to products that consumers can trust have been subject to rigorous independent testing to determine their suitability. ASL’s management team possesses specialist skills in a variety of medical fields including asthma and other allergic diseases.
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