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About the Certification Program

About the Program

The asthma & allergy friendly™ Certification Program, administered by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) in partnership with the international research organization Allergy Standards Limited (ASL), is an independent program created to scientifically test and identify consumer products that are more suitable for people with asthma and allergies.

About AAFA

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is the leading national nonprofit organization fighting asthma and allergic diseases. AAFA provides free information, conducts educational programs, fights for patients’ rights, and funds research to find better treatments and cures. www.aafa.org

About ASL

Allergy Standards Limited (ASL) is a physician led global certification company that prepares independent standards for testing a wide range of products to determine their suitability for asthma and allergy patients. ASL’s management team possesses specialist skills in a variety of medical fields including asthma and other allergic diseases. www.allergystandards.com

Alicia ElkinTo learn more about the asthma & allergy friendly™ Certification Program, please contact Ms. Alicia Elkin, our new Brand Manager.

Alicia works in AAFA’s headquarters near Washington, DC.
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Alicia is the day-to-day marketing, communications and client service manager for our Program. Alicia’s career has been focused on public health communications and client service. Before joining the Certification Program team, She worked at  IQ Solutions, a PR, marketing and IT firm specializing in health communications, and at GolinHarris, an international communications firm. Her work has included corporate, nonprofit and government organizations including the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute for Drug Abuse, CDC, Habitat for Humanity, PCORI, Sodexo, Tobacco Free Florida, DC Health Exchange, the Fisher House Foundation and others.