Allergy Standards Announces Partnership with Berkeley Analytical

Allergy Standards Ltd. (ASL), the international scientific standards body for asthma & allergy friendly® Certified Products, is delighted to announce its partnership with the Berkeley Analytical (BkA), an environmental laboratory specializing in the analysis of organic chemicals emitted by and contained in building products, finishes, furniture, medical devices, and consumer products such as toys.


Dublin, Ireland, April 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- “Berkeley Analytical are internationally recognised as experts in organic chemical analysis, an area of increasing concern to those suffering from asthma and/or allergies. Our partnership with BkA will facilitate our clients in accessing this expertise as well as proving a world class testing facility for their products” said Dr. John McKeon, CEO of Allergy Standards.

“Allergy Standards Ltd. (ASL), has taken the next step in delivering healthier building materials and products to consumers. The asthma & allergy friendly® label is backed by extensive testing and chemical hazards evaluations using the latest scientific standards and tools. Our partnership with ASL assures rigorous evaluation and builds brand confidence and reliability to manufacturers and consumers alike." said Raja Tannous, Berkeley Analytical co-founder and Laboratory Director.

About Allergy Standards and the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program 
"The Application of science to solve allergy labelling challenges": Allergy Standards Limited (ASL) is an international certification company that prepares independent standards for testing a wide range of products to determine their suitability for asthmatics and individuals with associated allergies. ASL has devised a series of proprietary testing protocols and suitability specifications for products to meet in order to be eligible for certification as asthma & allergy friendly®. ASL has developed these protocols to identify products that consumers can trust have been subject to rigorous testing to determine their relative suitability for people with asthma and allergies.

About Berkeley Analytical:
Berkeley Analytical, founded in 1989, is a well-recognized environmental laboratory specializing in indoor air quality and other indoor pollutant exposure issues. Its work supports the design and operation of healthy buildings. Berkeley Analytical’s services include VOC emission testing of all types of furniture and interior building products and finishes as well as the measurement of product content and exposure parameters for semi-volatile organic pollutants. Berkeley Analytical operates the ClearChem™ declaration program for its customers, which facilitates the creation of ISO 14021 compliant self-declared environmental product claims.


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