Allergen Pick Up

Description of the Test
Evaluation of the capability of a vacuum cleaner to remove allergen-containing test dust from a carpet.

Products that can be tested
Vacuum Cleaners

This test method provides a laboratory test for determining the allergen removal effectiveness of vacuum cleaners when tested under specific conditions. The method determines the allergen removal effectiveness of the vacuum cleaner using allergen test dust on carpet with direct Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) analysis.

Samples Required
3 vacuum cleaners with 9 bags and 9 filters

Turnaround Time
4 weeks



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