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News, events, blogs, certification updates & expert insights from the team at Allergy Standards Ltd.

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Hand sanitizer

The Perils And Pitfalls of Hand Sanitizer

29 October 2020

Last week in Ireland, a brand of hand sanitizer was recalled as it does not comply with regulations governing the content and efficacy of such products. Some of the product contains methanol rather than ethanol. Prolonged use of such sanitizer may cause dermatitis, eye irritation, upper respiratory system irritation and headaches

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Indoor Air Quality Webinar Tarkett

Allergy Standards Ltd Kicks Off Indoor Air Quality Awareness Month with Keynote Role at Premiere Industry Event Hosted by Certified Flooring Partner Tarkett

7 October 2020

Allergy Standards Limited (ASL) is pleased to announce their participation in Tarkett’s Learn.Give.Breathe Event taking place virtually on October 7th where Allergy Standards Limited CEO, Dr. John McKeon will serve as a keynote speaker conveying powerful insights about the heightened importance of Indoor Air Quality, triggers of Indoor Air Pollution, and how to create a healthy home environment through building materials, best practices, and beyond. Not only is Tarkett a CERTIFIED flooring partner of the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program but their company mission is also fully aligned with the Program, as their goal is to create healthier homes through offering flooring materials that allow individuals to make better purchasing decisions to improve their Indoor Air Quality (IAQ).

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VOCs effect on respiratory system

Indoor Air VOCs, asthma and allergy, and the effect of air cleaners

29 August 2020

Volatile organic compounds or VOCs are molecules containing carbon which are predominantly in the gaseous state at room temperature.This article will present the possible sources of indoor VOCs, how VOCs impact on people with asthma and allergy and discuss the ability of air cleaners to reduce VOCs in the indoor environment.

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Greenbuild 2020

Allergy Standards Ltd To Exhibit at Greenbuild International Conference + Expo 2020

9 November 2020

Allergy Standards Ltd is delighted to be exhibiting at Greenbuild Conference and Expo 2020- the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to sustainability in the building industry

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John Mckeon Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

ASL CEO Dr. John McKeon Completes the Strategic Management of Regulatory and Enforcement Agencies (Online) program

19 October 2020

Our CEO, Dr. John McKeon recently completed the Strategic Management of Regulatory and Enforcement Agencies (Online) program part of the Harvard Business School Executive Education

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Indoor Air Quality Webinar Tarkett

Allergy Standards Ltd Kicks Off Indoor Air Quality Awareness Month with Keynote Role at Premiere Industry Event Hosted by Certified Flooring Partner Tarkett

7 October 2020

Allergy Standards Limited (ASL) is pleased to announce their participation in Tarkett’s Learn.Give.Breathe Event taking place virtually on October 7th where Allergy Standards Limited CEO, Dr. John McKeon will serve as a keynote speaker conveying powerful insights about the heightened importance of Indoor Air Quality, triggers of Indoor Air Pollution, and how to create a healthy home environment through building materials, best practices, and beyond. Not only is Tarkett a CERTIFIED flooring partner of the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program but their company mission is also fully aligned with the Program, as their goal is to create healthier homes through offering flooring materials that allow individuals to make better purchasing decisions to improve their Indoor Air Quality (IAQ).

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CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly LG washtower

LG’s Innovative Washtower Features CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® Washing Machine

21 October 2020

LG announced the rollout of its innovative LG WashTower featuring its CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® washing machine

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Indoor Air Quality Webinar Tarkett

Allergy Standards Ltd Kicks Off Indoor Air Quality Awareness Month with Keynote Role at Premiere Industry Event Hosted by Certified Flooring Partner Tarkett

7 October 2020

Allergy Standards Limited (ASL) is pleased to announce their participation in Tarkett’s Learn.Give.Breathe Event taking place virtually on October 7th where Allergy Standards Limited CEO, Dr. John McKeon will serve as a keynote speaker conveying powerful insights about the heightened importance of Indoor Air Quality, triggers of Indoor Air Pollution, and how to create a healthy home environment through building materials, best practices, and beyond. Not only is Tarkett a CERTIFIED flooring partner of the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program but their company mission is also fully aligned with the Program, as their goal is to create healthier homes through offering flooring materials that allow individuals to make better purchasing decisions to improve their Indoor Air Quality (IAQ).

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CERTIFIED asthma and allergy friendly merino wool

Merino wool can now be awarded the asthma and allergy friendly® Certification Mark

29 September 2020

Allergy Standards Ltd develops new standard for Merino Wool

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3M Media Tour 2019

13 November 2019

Allergy Standards' CEO, Dr John McKeon, talks about ways to improve indoor air quality at the US 3M Filtrete Brand Media Tour 2019.

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LG Home Free Campaign Allergy Standards

LG Home Free Campaign

10 May 2019

LG tackles the 2019 Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month with the "LG Home Free Campaign" and help a family with CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® products.

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SCS Global Services Allergy Standards Webinar asthma & allergy friendly Certification Program

Webinar – Building Products for Healthy Interiors

30 April 2019

A unique webinar on why certifying building materials as asthma & allergy friendly® can differentiate a brand within the growing health and wellness market.

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The Allergy Summit, co-hosted by Allergy Standards and AAFA, at Ogilvy Headquarters in New York

The Allergy Summit – A great success

1 November 2018

The Allergy Summit, co-hosted by AAFA and Allergy Standards, in Ogilvy Headquarters in Manhattan, New York, was a great success. 

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Trailer Philadelphia Healthier Home Project Certification Program Allergy Standards

Trailer of the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program’s Philadelphia Healthier Home Initiative

16 October 2018

ASL team is delighted to be sharing the trailer of the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program's Philadelphia Healthier Home Initiative. 

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New Video Series: Episode 1 – About Allergy Standards and the Certification Program

27 February 2018

Welcome to our new Video Series and our first episode "About Allergy Standards and the Certification Program"!

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Webinar Improving Indoor Environment

Watch our Webinar about Indoor Environment in Replay

1 February 2018

Watch the Webinar in Replay on the GreenHome Institute YouTube page - link in the article. This is a one-our course given by Dr. John McKeon and Courtney Sunna about how building products can be tested, certified asthma & allergy friendly®, and incorporated into projects.

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New Video asthma and allergy friendly Certification Program overview

Launch of our new video: Turn Consumer focussed allergy insights into action

2 November 2017

The video outlines the reason why the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program exists and what manufacturers need to do to have their products certified asthma & allergy friendly®.

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Dr John McKeon Stephanie Benedetto and Samanta Cortes on location at TexWorld USA 2017 in New York.

Wrap Up Report and Video Blog of Texworld USA July 2017 Program

11 September 2017

Ahead of their attendance at the New York Home Fashions Market September 2017 meeting, the ASL team have released their wrap up report and video blog of the Summer 2017 Seminar Series organized by Texworld USA, in New- York.

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EAACI Helsinki

EAACI Congress – On the road to prevention and healthy living – Video Blog

29 August 2017

Last June we were announcing the participation of Allergy Standards CEO, Dr John McKeon, as well as Dr John Ryan, to the European Academy Of Allergy And Clinical Immunology (EAACI) Congress 2017 in Helsinki (Finland).

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Dyson Interview With Jessica Bahn At AAAAI 2017

Dyson Interview with Jessica Bahn at AAAAI 2017

30 May 2017

Jessica Bahn (Marketing Manager at Dyson) outlines their engagement with physicians at AAAAI 2017 in Atlanta, while demonstrating the Dyson PureHot + CoolLink asthma & allergy friendly® Certified air cleaner.

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asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Programs

Webinar – Ahh, Spring Is In the Air – And So Are the Allergens

25 May 2017

On Wednesday May 24th the CEO and founder of Allergy Standards Limited, Dr. John McKeon, gave a webinar to representatives of retailers, manufacturers, component producers, and influencers in the textile industry.

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New Study Finds Americans Aren’t Doing Enough To Prevent Cold & Flu

Webinar – A $10 Billion Market. How Can Your Products Get the Right Reaction?

23 February 2017

Did you know that there are 74 million asthma and allergy sufferers in the United States? That means 1 in 5 Americans is affected. Do you make products that could, or should, be targeted to this savvy, economically powerful audience?

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