This is how we affected the market in 2019

Every year we make an anonymous list of the products we have refused to certify. There is a brief rationale next to each product that can help you understand what we allow and what we don’t. We have rejected certification of 72 products in 2019. This corresponds to approximately 15 percent of the number of […]

Five Tips to Prevent Skin Allergy

Here are tips to prevent skin allergy – we have listed them from the ideal to the difficult: Tip 1:   Look for AllergyCertified   The simplest and most effective way to avoid sensitization and developing a skin allergy is to buy products with an allergy certification. Why? The INCI lists on the back of products […]

Chemical of the Month: Salicylic Acid

By Kristina Vile, M.Sc. Molecular Biomedicin, AllergyCertified What is it? Salicylic Acid is an organic acid sometimes called a Beta-Hydroxy-Acid (BHA). It is probably best known as a compound that is chemically similar but not identical to the active component of aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid). salicylic acid occurs naturally in the bark of the willow tree, Salix […]

Skin Allergy = Poor Quality of Life

A new study show that skin allergy is not only affecting the children’s skin, but also their quality of life. If you ask me, no child should have to fight neither the direct effects nor the side effects of skin allergy. The main reason for getting skin allergy is that you have been exposed to […]