Merino wool officially recognised as asthma and allergy friendly

As a result of research funded by Australian Wool Innovation, international certification body Allergy Standards Limited (ASL) has officially recognised bedding products made from Merino wool as asthma & allergy friendly®.

By preparing independent scientific standards for products, ASL’s aim is to help create the healthiest possible indoor environment for individuals with asthma and allergies. ASL works with a number of patient advocacy groups, charities and government bodies across the world including the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.

In its rationale for issuing its new certification standard (ASP:

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