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Everything You Need to Know About Certification

The facts about the program

Many products promise to help control allergens. But some products make false or exaggerated claims. This makes it hard for consumers to know the best products to buy.

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America joined with Allergy Standards Limited to create the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program. This program helps people make informed purchases for a healthier home. We test household products against strict standards. If products pass our tests, they earn the CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly®mark.

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Latest News

Michele Cassalia (Director of Marketing for our Program) on This is it TV

Let’s talk about Indoor Air Quality! Michele Ann Cassalia, Director of Marketing for the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program had fun chatting with Cheldin Barlatt Rumer of “This Is It TV” in her new interactive studio in Philadelphia. It was a fabulous opportunity to reach a new audience to discuss the program and the special Certification edition of fresh AAIR™. This digital magazine for people [...]

Pediatricians excited to learn about the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program

Nicole Maiatico Physician Liaison for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia The asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program had a fantastic experience exhibiting for three days in October at the American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting in New Orleans. It was a wonderful opportunity for the Certification Program to talk to the thousands of pediatricians in attendance about the importance of healthy indoor living environments and products [...]

Certification Program is exhibiting at the American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting

American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting For the first time, the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program is exhibiting at the American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting Oct. 25-28, 2019, in New Orleans. This national conference, which draws more than 10,000 health care professionals, is the most comprehensive pediatric meeting in the world. A variety of medical professionals, including pediatricians in general practice and [...]

Certification Program Team attends True Value Fall Reunion

True Value Fall Reunion At the October 2019 Fall True Value Reunion in Chicago the US asthma & allergy friendly® Certification team had the opportunity to educate and talk with local True Value business owners across the country about the CERTIFIED EasyCare® paint. It was a timely opportunity to connect one on one with independent retail owners and the True Value EasyCare® corporate team with [...]

What Is AAFA’s Involvement With the Certification Program?

AAFA is the oldest and largest nonprofit patient organization for asthma and allergies in the world.

AAFA’s mission is to save lives and reduce the burden of disease for people with asthma and allergies through support, advocacy, education and research. The Certification Program is important to AAFA because it helps consumers identify products that will help control environmental exposure to allergens and asthma irritants. AAFA’s role in the program is three-fold:

  • AAFA’s medical advisors and board of directors review and approve the standards developed for the Certification Program
  • AAFA teaches about environmental control of allergens and irritants and indoor air quality
  • AAFA advocates for healthier home policies

What Is ASL’s Involvement With the Certification Program?

ASL is an independent, global certification company.

ASL believes consumers with asthma and allergies should be able to easily identify products they can trust. ASL’s role in the Certification Program is three-fold:

  • ASL’s management team possess specialist skills in a variety of medical fields including asthma and allergic diseases. They use this expertise to develop independent standards for testing a wide range of products.
  • ASL works with independent labs around the world to test products.
  • ASL certifies only the products that meet the strict standards of the certification mark.

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