Analyzing Allergens in the Home

Size distribution chart for various particles used to do claims testing in Primaira's laboratory.

Indoor spaces are filled with a wide variety of irritating allergens that, because of their small size, varied sources, and tendency to either settle or aerosolize are a challenge to remove with household cleaning appliances.

Our client wanted to understand the science that would form the basis of a marketing claim related to removing allergens from the home with their consumer appliance.

Combining our understanding of the indoor environment, the physical and chemical properties of allergens, and techniques for aerosol measurement, we wrote a white paper on the types, prevalence, abundance and distribution of allergens in the home, as well as the test methods to detect and quantify them.