Paint Certified as Asthma and Allergy Friendly

August 17, 2018

Allergy Standards Limited (ASL), the International standards and Certification Body (CB) for allergy labelling, has announced that EasyCare Ultra Premium Acrylic Latex Paint by True Value Company has passed the relevant Certification Standards. 

The product will now be added to the certification product database (CPD) and will therefore be eligible to joint one or more of the asthma & allergy friendly Certification Programs in association with the relevant national patient advocacy group. 

The product will also now be findable on the certification web site and the companion app which is available in the App store and Google play. 

How did the EasyCare Ultra Premium Acrylic Latex Paint obtain the Certification? This ASP: 04-01 Certification Standard is targeted to paint products that are scientifically proven to reduce exposure to asthma and allergy triggers. The Certification Standard utilizes an algorithm of proprietary and recognized scientific techniques to assess paints for their ability to reduce allergenic and irritant materials. 

Product samples that pass certification testing are granted a certificate stating that the particular paint item meets the requirements for the asthma & allergy friendly® ASP:04-01 Certification Standard. 

Scientific Overview of Certification Testing 

ASL subjects interior decorative coatings to chemical testing to ensure that the product does not have properties that are likely to irritate both asthma and allergy symptoms in susceptible people. 

Different aspects have been evaluated:

  • National requirements for chemicals known to adversely impact human health and the environment
  • Physical performance standards
  • The release of airborne solvents and other irritant or toxic materials after application

True Value Company then obtained the certification after the products they sent for testing passed the tests and met the scientific requirements.

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