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First place for the wet wipes Soft Sensitive aha! from Migros

Formaldehyde irritates the skin even in very small amounts. However, one in three wet wipes for intimate cleaning contains the toxin. This is demonstrated by a test of the magazin «Gesundheitstipp» . Only three products received the highest rating. They did not contain any sensitive substances. First place, the wet wipes Soft Sensitive aha!

More room to breathe

We spend 90 percent of our time indoors. Subsequently, the air we breathe is a key factor which affects our health but it contains a mixture of various potential allergens, such as house dust mites, animals, molds or pollen. Keeping an interior space completely free from pollutants is an impossible endeavor. However, it is possible to reduce these. Intelligent air cleaners can be used to filter dust and other solid particles, such as pollen, fungal spores and mite faeces, from the air. A selection has been awarded the Allergy Seal of Quality.

The Allergy Seal of Quality – this is checked for household appliances

Various devices can help make allergy sufferers feel more comfortable at home. The manufacturer determines for which allergies the product is suitable and has this checked by Service Allergie Suisse SA. In the case of vacuum cleaners, for example, it is checked whether all dust particles are actually removed. The criteria for the certification of technical products can be downloaded here.

The Allergy Seal of Quality – this is checked for foods

The manufacturer determines for which allergies or intolerances the product is suitable and has this checked by Service Allergie Suisse SA. In the case of foods, for example, it is checked whether the claims and criteria stated on the packaging with regard to allergy and intolerance triggers are correct, e.g. lactose-free, gluten-free, without milk, etc. The criteria for the certification of foods can be downloaded here.

The Allergy Seal of Quality – this is checked for cosmetics

Whether a product is suitable for sensitive and allergy-prone skin is determined by the manufacturer and then has this checked and confirmed by Service Allergie Suisse. In the case of cosmetics, for example, it is checked if the products do not contain any of the 26 chemical and allergenic substances. Read the criteria for the certification of cosmetics.

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