certification standards

certification standards

DESIGNING HEALTHY INTERIORS

Designing Healthy Interiors

29 February 2024

The asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Mark highlights how the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Mark acts as a trusted guide for designers who are seeking to answer the increasing consumer demand for designing healthy interiors.

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Rabbit Air: Championing Healthier Communities

Rabbit Air: Championing Healthier Communities Through Innovation and Commitment

27 February 2024

At the recent AAAAI Annual Meeting, it was with great pleasure that we honored Rabbit Air, a longstanding client, with an award from the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program—the “Supporting Healthier Communities Award.”

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AAAAI 2024 highlights

ESG and Community Award : Celebrating True Value’s Dedication to Health and Community

26 February 2024

Amidst a backdrop of celebration and recognition, True Value emerged as the deserving recipient of our inaugural “ESG and Community Award.”

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AAAAI 2024 Highlights

Innovating Health Solutions: AAAAI 2024 Highlights

25 February 2024

Our busy Healthy Home booth with client donations, and exciting award ceremonies were among our AAAAI 2024 highlights in Washington DC

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greenstep awards

Tarkett’s CERTIFIED Powerbond Soft Surface Flooring Wins 2023 Product Greenstep Award

3 October 2023

The Product Greenstep 2023 Award has been won by Tarkett’s CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® Powerbond resilient flooring

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TIPS

TIPS Deep Dive Interview Series Focuses on Dr John McKeon

29 September 2023

TIPS Deep Dive interview series is all about the inventors, scientists, leaders and great minds behind promising innovations, ideas, and processes and this episode features our CEO Dr. John McKeon

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floor trends magazine

5 Innovations for More Sustainable Flooring according to Floor Trends Magazine

20 September 2023

In this article in Floor Trends Magazine, the author features Tarkett’s CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® flooring as one of 5 innovations for more sustainable flooring

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China Trade Mission August 2023 Wrap Up

21 August 2023

In this Healthy Spaces Podcast, Dr. John McKeon discusses the ways in which innovative technologies help make our built spaces healthier .

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Healthy Spaces Podcast

“Vital Innovations”, a Healthy Spaces Podcast featuring Dr. John McKeon

9 August 2023

In this Healthy Spaces Podcast, Dr. John McKeon discusses the ways in which innovative technologies help make our built spaces healthier .

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Q&A with Tarkett

Tarkett’s Q&A with Dr. John McKeon: Good Science That Resonates with All

9 August 2023

In Tarkett’s Q&A, Dr. McKeon shares the founding story of Allergy Standards and how design thinking can empower people to lead healthier lives.

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Client Town Hall

Mid Year Client Town Hall

4 August 2023

It was with great pleasure that we held our inaugural client town hall to bring together our valued clients for a fireside chat

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Tarkett

Our CERTIFIED client Tarkett demonstrates its impressive ESG credentials

20 July 2023

In its recently published whitepaper, “Asthma, Allergies, and the Role of Social Equity”, Tarkett describes how to design products that support healthy indoor air quality by reducing the environmental triggers for those impacted by asthma and allergies

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EAACI

ASL to Share New Research on Textile Flooring at EAACI Congress 2023

1 June 2023

ASL is excited to share the results of our new research on textile flooring at the EAACI Congress 2023

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HFPA

ASL and HFPA Partner to Deliver a Webinar Led by Dr. John McKeon

23 May 2023

As May Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month draws to a close, we invite you to register for a webinar with HFPA and Dr John McKeon: The new Consumer Demand for a “Healthier Home”; and the opportunity for the Home Textiles Industry

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recommended list

4 CERTIFIED Products On One Recommended List!

11 May 2023

This recommended list on BuzzFeed is brimming with asthma & allergy friendly® CERTIFIED products!

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arbOUR Products

arbOUR Products Earns asthma & allergy friendly® Certification for its Free+Clear Laundry Detergent

10 May 2023

We are delighted to announce that arbOUR Products Free+Clear Laundry Detergent has been CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly®

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ASL and IAQS

Allergy Standards and Indoor Air Quality Society Collaborate to Create a #OneHealth World: Promoting Healthy Indoor Spaces for All

3 May 2023

ASL is delighted to announce our collaboration with the Indoor Air Quality Society (IAQS) to highlight the importance of environmental control in creating healthier indoor spaces.

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Allergy Capitals

AAFA Allergy Capitals Report: A Webinar hosted by Allergy Standards

2 May 2023

In this webinar hosted by Allergy Standards, Kenny Mendez, President and CEO of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, will discuss the significance of the 2023 Allergy Capitals Report and how it relates to the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program

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Reviewed

CERTIFIED Products are GENIUS in Reviewed

25 April 2023

Delighted to see our CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® clients independently reviewed and recommended as GENIUS in Reviewed.

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Sijo

A Testimonial from Sijo, the Luxe Bedding Company

13 March 2023

In this video ASL Director of Marketing, Vikki Keenan, talks to Elise Sabak of Sijo, the luxe bedding company, about their asthma & allergy friendly® certification

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Rabbit Air and ASL

In Conversation: Rabbit Air and ASL Discuss the Merits of Certification

1 March 2023

In this video ASL Director of Marketing, Vikki Keenan, talks to Rabbit Air’s Tamina O’Brien about their asthma & allergy friendly® certification and what it adds to their products

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ISSA webinar

Cleaning for Air Quality: An ISSA webinar with Dr. John McKeon

28 February 2023

In this webinar presented by ISSA, our CEO Dr. John McKeon will focus on practical tips and cutting-edge systems to support healthy indoor air quality for facility executives

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Verywell Family

Best for Asthma, Best for Allergies, Best with WiFi Connection – CERTIFIED air cleaners top the list in Verywell Family

27 February 2023

In Verywell Family the ‘Best Air Purifiers to Keep Your Baby and Family Healthy’ feature CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® air purifiers in THREE categories!

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IAQS

ASL Talks to the IAQS About How to Create a #OneHealth World

23 February 2023

Our CEO Dr. John McKeon recently delivered a presentation to the IAQS on how ASL, through its certification, its standards and its academy, hopes to create a #OneHealth world, where healthy people live on a healthy planet.

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2023 AAAAI

ASL Looks Forward to the 2023 AAAAI Annual General Meeting

22 February 2023

The 2023 AAAAI Annual Meeting is an important date in the ASL diary: it highlights our role as a bridge that connects the building community with the medical community

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soft flooring

Expanded Choices in Floor Coverings as Standards Organisation Launches New Certification Encompassing Asthma Triggers

31 January 2023

Certain floor coverings have long been considered suboptimal for those impacted by asthma and allergies but a new certification standard developed by ASL brings new science to the debate

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Pegasus

Pegasus Home Fashions Launches Beautyrest® CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® Collection

14 December 2022

We are delighted to announce that Pegasus Home Fashions has launched its Beautyrest® CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® Collection

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soft flooring standard

Tarkett Announces that Powerbond® RS flooring is CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly®

12 December 2022

We are delighted that Tarkett has announced that Powerbond® RS flooring is CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly®

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Health at Home Award

Prevention’s 2022 Health at Home Award Winners Are CERTIFIED!

16 November 2022

Prevention’s 2022 Health at Home Award Winners includes not one but two CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® products!

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Testimonial from Tarkett

“What We’re Doing Matters”- A Testimonial from Tarkett

20 October 2022

Dr. John McKeon chats to Roxane Spears, Tarkett’s Vice President Sustainability North America, about how the asthma & allergy friendly Certification Program helps Tarkett win in the market place

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ISSA Show 2022

Key Takeaways from ISSA 2022

14 October 2022

The key themes of ESG, UN Sustainability Development Goals, Education and Training are ones that are close to our hearts at ASL

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ISSA Show 2022

Dr. John McKeon will speak at ISSA Show 2022

3 October 2022

According to the ISSA, pursuing accreditation, training, and certification helps further evolve the cleaning industry. At the ISSA Show next week, Dr. John McKeon will address this in relation to managing the air we breathe indoors

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cleaning products US

Dr. John Ryan to speak at Cleaning Products US

21 September 2022

Our CSO, Dr. John Ryan, is travelling to Washington DC next week to speak at the first in-person Cleaning Products US Conference since 2019

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ClevaMama

Allergy Standards Ltd Certifies ClevaMama Products

13 September 2022

We are delighted to announce that ClevaMama brand ClevaFoam Pillow and Pod have been awarded asthma & allergy friendly® Certification

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New York Home Fashion Market Week

New York Home Fashion Market Week 2022

12 September 2022

NY Market Week is on the horizon and we are looking forward to a busy week catching up with existing clients, meeting potential new clients and of course the Trailblazers & Titans event that we are so proud to sponsor

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GBAC and ASL

GBAC and Allergy Standards Limited Commit to Advancing Indoor Air Quality Knowledge

7 September 2022

Fresh off the heels of the inaugural GBAC Symposium on Air Considerations, the Global Biorisk Advisory Council™ (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, and Allergy Standards Limited (ASL) have announced the formation of an educational working group focused on indoor air quality (IAQ) in the built environment.

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SIJO CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly®

SIJO earns asthma & allergy friendly® certification for bedding collection

23 August 2022

We are delighted to announce that SIJO’s AiryWeight™ Eucalyptus Textiles Collection has earned asthma & allergy friendly® certification.

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Tarkett CERTIFIED

CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® iQ® Granit™ and iQ® Eminent™ Collections from Tarkett show dedication to improving indoor air quality

16 August 2022

A worldwide leader in sustainable and innovative flooring solutions, Tarkett North America has refreshed and expanded its CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® iQ® Granit™ collection and introduced the coordinating iQ® Eminent™ collection within their high-performance homogeneous vinyl sheet and tile products

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CMM

CMM Magazine: Is the Breathing Easy in Your Facility? A look at indoor air pollution

4 August 2022

Indoor air quality (IAQ) has been a problem in facilities for a long time. It took a global pandemic caused by the airborne SARS-CoV-2 virus to bring the issue into the limelight. This article in CMM magazine consults Dr. John McKeon about indoor air pollution, its culprits and solutions

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GBAC partners with ASL

GBAC Partners with Allergy Standards Limited

12 July 2022

The announcement that we have partnered with the Global Biorisk Advisory Council™ (GBAC), a Division of ISSA-The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association to create a curriculum designed to help businesses improve indoor air quality (IAQ) was made today.

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New Car Cabin Air Quality Standard for Automotive Industry Launched by Allergy Standards

ASL Announce New Car Cabin Air Quality Standard for Automotive Industry and Participate In Automotive Testing Expo

16 June 2022

ASL’s participation in the Automotive Testing Expo in Stuttgart with lab partners SGS coincides with the official announcement of the new car cabin air quality standard for the automotive industry

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GBAC Symposium

Dr. John McKeon is Keynote Speaker at Inaugural GBAC Symposium

1 June 2022

The inaugural Global Biorisk Advisory Council Symposium will take place this August in Chicago and our CEO Dr John McKeon will be a keynote speaker.

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helthier indoor air

Certified asthma & allergy friendly® Means Healthier Indoor Air for Everyone

1 June 2022

it is time for all of us, not just those impacted by asthma, to assess our environment and improve our indoor air quality. Certified asthma & allergy friendly® Means Healthier Indoor Air for Everyone

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Knauf Insulation earns asthma & allergy friendly® certification

Knauf Insulation Earns First asthma & allergy friendly® Certification for Fiberglass Acoustic Panel

25 May 2022

We are delighted that this Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month we can announce that Knauf Insulation has earned the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification for its Performance+™ Acoustic Panel.

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Volvo Advanced Air Cleaner

Volvo Cars Advanced Air Cleaner System has been CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® by Allergy Standards Limited

19 May 2022

The Advanced Air Cleaner, part of the latest air purification technology available on new Volvo 90 and 60 series models has been CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® by Allergy Standards Limited (ASL)

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Vertilux Certification

Dr. John Ryan speaks at Vertilux celebratory event- a Grand Open House Event to mark its 40th Anniversary

7 April 2022

ASL CSO Dr.John Ryan was invited to speak at the Vertilux Grand Open House Event to mark its 40th Anniversary

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National Cleaning Week

National Cleaning Week Spotlight: Cleaning and Indoor Air Quality

5 April 2022

National Cleaning Week Spotlight: Cleaning and Indoor Air Quality. Dr. John McKeon discusses what National Cleaning Week means to ASL and how cleaning professionals can contribute to healthier indoor environments in ISSA’s magazine CMM.

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healthier indoor air

ASL host Industry Leaders to Highlight Healthier Indoor Environments at Gala Event attended by President Biden

29 March 2022

The annual Ireland Funds National Gala, offered Allergy Standards Ltd (ASL) a great opportunity to convene a “summit” of industry leaders to build on their shared mission of Healthier Indoor Environments.

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Carpet Care

Allergen Removal: A Critical Part of Carpet Care

25 March 2022

Allergen Removal: A Critical Part of Carpet Care. Dr. Emer Duffy explains how correct carpet care can be part of an overall strategy for a healthier indoor environment

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