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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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A related outcome from the attention of the food industry to the issues which face hypersensitive individuals has been to develop hypo-allergenic food products using strategies such as substitution of non-allergenic for allergenic food proteins, and also in the marketing of products with 'free-from' allergenic protein labelling.
Natural materials tend to be non-allergenic and resistant to mold, mildew and dust mites.
All bedding is non-allergenic for only a minimum of 28 days, because this is the length of time it takes for the dust mite reproduction cycle.
This indicates that the fabric has been treated to ensure that dust mites can't survive on the bedding and is different to the non-allergenic symbol.
Digestibility of food allergens and non-allergenic proteins in simulated gastric fluid and simulated intestinal fluid-a comparative study.
Products manufactured form Mediflex TPE grades will be non-allergenic and recyclable, and can be colored, translucent, or clear, notes the company.
TheraCare cushion is made of medical grade fabric that is non-allergenic, anti-bacteria, anti-mildew, and self-deodorizing.
With little or no VOC emissions and excellent air quality, Luxica will not promote microbial or fungal growth and is non-allergenic, according to the company.
It has high insulating properties, is non-allergenic and is very durable.
The non-allergenic John Cotton pillow is available in most BHS stores, priced pounds 10.
Consumers can now be assured when they buy John Cotton natural bedding, that it is non-allergenic and contains just feathers or down with no dust mites along for the ride.

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