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allergen

any substance capable of inducing an allergy

allergen

[′al·ər‚jen]
(immunology)
Any antigen, such as pollen, a drug, or food, that induces an allergic state in humans or animals.
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Most American homes are sheltering at least one allergen along with its residents, according to the largest indoor allergen study to date.
Levels of cat and dust mite allergens are higher in rural areas than in urban settings.
The packaging has a color-coded buildingblock design that clearly shows the allergens from which the product is free.
However, more effort is still needed for regular and consistent allergens monitoring for the product to fit into the safety standards, which are becoming more and more stringent.
All ingredients must be declared, even incidental additives, when they are allergens.
It also examines strategies and techniques for reducing and eliminating allergens in food and provides a detailed overview of the control and detection of individual food allergens.
02 latex-specific allergens in gloves being used by a large laboratory service provider, and to determine the allergen levels of gloves to be purchased from prospective suppliers of new gloves prior to their purchase.
And we also offer classes on topics like allergens, diabetes, women's health and others," she remarks.
In the new study, researchers from the Johns Hopkins University and other institutions found that early exposure to bacteria and certain allergens may have a protective effect by shaping children 's immune responses.
The number of recalls caused by undeclared allergens over the last six years has generally been going up.
Common allergens include: pollen, grass, weeds, dust, pet dander etc.
Febreze Fabric Refresher Allergen Reducer is formulated to lower up to 95% of inanimate allergens that make their way into the home.