Testing Laboratory for Indoor Air Hygiene
Indoor air hygiene: a crucial topic regarding health care, and not only for allergic people
Consumers are very much aware of the constant increase of allergic disorders, and this awareness influences their decisions when purchasing products that are relevant to a healthy indoor environment. Our Testing Laboratory for Indoor Air Hygiene tests and certifies materials and products used indoors with regard to their suitability for allergic people.
Which services do we offer?
We test and certify materials and products which may affect the quality of indoor air:
- Interior plaster
- Wallpaper paste
- Woodchip wallpapers, nonwoven wallpapers and glass fibre – wall covering
- Indoor paint
- Vacuum cleaners
- Indoor air purifiers
- Dirt absorbing cleaning compounds
- Foam mattresses
- Mattress, pillow and duvet encasements (inner covers)
- Mattress, pillow and duvet encasements (bedclothes)
- Pollen protective filter
Find more information about the scope of Test and Assessment Criteria for the issue of the TÜV NORD test mark for all these products on the right hand side (Downloads). The tests and examinations to be performed before the TÜV NORD test mark is issued are based on the recognised technical rules and standards, such as ISO and DIN standards and VDI regulations. In addition, the recognized medical / allergological test methods relevant to dealing with such problems are used.
What sets us apart?
Various departments of TÜV NORD are directly or indirectly engaged in air quality. Air conditioning technology, pollution control and measurements of harmful substances including the appertaining laboratories are examples for areas of work where we have gathered comprehensive experience over many years. Our Testing Laboratory for Indoor Air Hygiene is based on this experience.
For materials or products which fulfill the strict Test and Assessment Criteria we grant permission to use the TÜV NORD test mark under defined premises for documenting the high standard of indoor air hygiene. The competence associated with TÜV NORD guarantees consumer acceptance to products labeled with this test mark.
Our test mark – an unmistakable attribute
All materials and products which have awarded the TÜV NORD test mark “Indoor Air Hygiene Test – Suitable for Allergic People” and “Material Test – Suitable for Allergic People” are listed in the document on the right hand side (Downloads).
We collaborate on an interdisciplinary basis with DMT GmbH & Co. KG in Essen and other partners of TÜV NORD Group which habe professional competence in particular fields.
With the ame partners we work together on developing the Test and Assessment Criteria for TÜV NORD standards to take as a basis for our tests.
Our experts will be pleased to answer individual questions at any time. Just send us an Email – by clicking on the contact box on the right at the top of the page.