New Vacuum Cleaner Line From LG Electronics Pass ASP:03:01 Vacuum Cleaner Certification Standard

New Vacuum Cleaner Line From LG Electronics Pass ASP:03:01 Vacuum Cleaner Certification Standard

Product Certification News Alert February 2010, Dublin, Ireland Allergy Standards Limited (ASL), the International standards and Certification Body (CB) for allergy labelling, today announced that the New Vacuum Cleaner Line with Kompressor® Technology from LG Electronics have passed the relevant Certification Standards. LG Kompressor VacuumThe product will now be added to the certification product database (CPD) and will therefore be eligible to joint one or more of the asthma & allergy friendly®®Certification Programs in association with the relevant national patient advocacy group. The product will also now be findable on the certification web site and the companion app which is available in the App store and Google play. How did the LG Kompressor Vacuum obtain the Certification? This ASP:03:01 Certification Standard is targeted to Vacuum Cleaner products that are scientifically proven to reduce exposure to asthma and allergy triggers. The Certification Standard utilizes an algorithm of proprietary and recognized scientific techniques to assess vacuum cleaners for their ability to reduce allergenic and irritant materials. Product samples that pass certification testing are granted a certificate stating that the particular vacuum item meets the requirements for the asthma & allergy friendly® ASP:03:01 Certification Standard. Scientific Overview of Certification Testing ASL subjects the items to both physical and chemical testing to ensure that they do not have properties that is likely to irritate both asthma and allergy symptoms in susceptible people. Different aspects are evaluated:
  1. Evaluation of capability to remove allergen-containing test dust from carpets
  2. Evaluation of airborne allergen levels during vacuuming
  3. Evaluation of the integrity of the air filtration system
  4. Assessment of the performance of the Vacuum Cleaner immediately prior to activation of bag replacement / receptacle emptying signal and filter change signal
  5. Assessment of exposure to allergens during bag change or receptacle emptying

LG Electronics then obtained the certification after the products they sent for testing passed the tests and met the scientific requirements.

The Kompressor® Technology vacuum, a vacuum cleaner line made by Lg Electronics

LG Electronics is adding to its innovative technologies for the home with the introduction of its first-ever line of vacuum cleaners in the United States. The launch marks the global expansion of the product line for LG and extends its portfolio of home appliances that provide consumers with innovative solutions that help them take better care of their families and clean their homes. As their goal is to bring premium quality products to their consumers, certifying their new vacuum cleaner line as asthma & allergy friendly® was a coherent step moving forward.


Vacuum cleaner, Standards, allergy, asthma, certification, LG Electronics, Kompressor® Technology


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