World Children’s Day: UN acknowledges children’s demand for right to clean air
Over 29,000 children have globally called on the Committee of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) to acknowledge their right to clean air through the Freedom to breathe campaign run by Swedish Blueair and a coalition NGOs. Today the Vice-Chair of the Committee acknowledged their right to clean air and confirmed it will be elevated within the UNCRC.
International Children’s Day: young people across the world are almost as concerned about air pollution as COVID-19
On International Children’s Day, sustainability charity Global Action Plan and Blueair launch the “Freedom to breathe” campaign, to empower young people to join together to call on the United Nations to acknowledge their right to clean air.
Blueair’s HealthProtect™ tested to remove live SARS-CoV-2 Virus
Blueair today confirmed that its HealthProtect™ 7400-series air purifiers remove 99.99% of live airborne SARS-CoV-2 virus in controlled biosafety level 3 lab testing. The test was conducted by MRI Global in a 13ft³ chamber on live aerosolized SARS-CoV-2 virus. HealthProtect™, Blueair's most advanced air purifier ever, is also the only air purifier with 24/7 protection against viruses and bacteria.
Blueair partners with UK Child Health Academy to train healthcare professionals on indoor air pollution
Swedish Blueair, designing air purifiers to create the safest environment for children to develop and grow, has joined forces with the Child Health Academy to educate British paediatricians, GPs, nurses and midwives on the impact of indoor air pollution on the health and development of children. This CPD educational programme, the first of its kind, is also designed to help HCPs advice parents.
Blueair air purifiers effective in real-world nursery environment according to Mayor of London trial
A 6-month study across nursery schools in London, commissioned by the London Mayor, released today show that Blueair air purifiers have demonstrated a “positive impact on the nursery indoor air quality reducing PM2.5 and in some cases NO2”. London Mayor also called on the British government to urgently bring in industry performance and design standards for air filtration systems.
Blueair air purifiers capture 99.97% of viruses and bacteria
The HEPASilent™ technology used in all Blueair air purifiers successfully capture 99.97% of airborne particles such as viruses and bacteria”, says Blueair CTO Daniel Johansson, adding that the Blueair Classic 280i remove the most common bacteria and viruses including H1N1 A/PR8/34 with a clearance rate of over 99.99%, as well as Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli and Aspergillus
Blueair donates 100 air purifiers to Tokyo schools to mark CLEAN AIR FOR CHILDREN launch in Japan
Tokyo 19 December 2019: Today Blueair, a leading producer of air purifiers for home and professional use, launched its CLEAN AIR FOR CHILDREN programme in Japan with the donation of 100 air purifiers to nursery schools in Tokyo.
Swedish Blueair is donating 100 units of its award-winning Classic air purifiers recommended for people with asthma and allergies to the Shibuya government. The air pur
Blueair win 2019 “Parenting Award”
Blueair air purifiers are yet again recognized for its positive impact on the health and well-being of children, winning the 2019 “Parenting Award” in Japan. The award, which celebrates “the best products of the year”, comes in recognition of Blueair air purifiers “contributing to the creation of a child-friendly air quality environment".
Shanghai hospital chooses Blueair to ensure clean air for patients and staff
United Family Healthcare, a leading hospital group in China, has chosen Blueair air purifiers for its new Pediatric Clinic in Shanghai, making Shanghai United Family Hospital the first hospital in China to ensure clean air for patients and staff.
London schools improve results and reduce sick leave among children and staff after installation of air purifiers
A survey of teachers and staff at three London schools one year after the installation of Blueair air purifiers, show that improving classroom air quality can have a major effect on the health and learning of children.
Blueair and Children’s Climate Prize team up to fight air pollution
The Children's Climate Prize, which is awarded annually to young visionaries for innovative environmental and climate solutions, will with the support of Blueair add a new category “Clean Air”. The new Clean Air prize comes in recognition of air pollution being the number one environmental risk to human health.
Blueair Classic 405 “Best in test” again in independent testing of air purifiers
Swedish Blueair is once again recognized for its pioneering air purification technology, HEPASilent™, which delivers more clean air at a faster rate, at lower noise levels and with less energy consumption. Among 15 different brands tested, Blueair Classic 405 has a “superior air purification capacity” according to independent test institute Testfakta Research.
Blueair Classic 405 awarded Which? “Best Buy” for air purifiers
Swedish Blueair is once again recognized for its pioneering air purification technology, HEPASilent™, which delivers more clean air at a faster rate, at lower noise levels and with less energy consumption. Already rated “Best-in-Test” by Testfakta, Blueair Classic 405 air purifier is awarded “Best-Buy” by leading UK consumer organisation Which?
New Blueair Car Air Purifier removes toxic pollutants in 6 minutes
Dubai, 23 October, 2018: Today Blueair, a world-leader in air purification, launches a new intelligent air purifier for cars at an event in Dubai. Designed for safety and tested to global standards, the new connected Blueair Cabin P2/i cleans the car from harmful gases, particles and germs in six minutes.
The air in cars is up to 100% more polluted than on the road outside, research shows. This
Blueair and Alibaba TMALL research prove high concern for indoor air pollution among Chinese parents
Today Blueair and Alibaba’s TMALL presented joint research showing that 74% of parents with young children and 79% pregnant women in China worry about the air quality in their home. Germs are the main sources of concern with over 50% of parents reporting that their children get sick frequently, up to once a month. A majority of children, and 60% of adults, also suffer from allergies.
Blueair and CRY team up to improve the respiratory health of children in Delhi
Swedish air purification expert Blueair and Indian child right’s organisation CRY, have launched an ambitious initiative to improve the respiratory health of children across Delhi, one of the most polluted cities in the world. Health check-up camps for more 3500 children and air purifiers in community centers across the city are the first steps.
Blueair launches school awareness-raising campaign in India
In the wake of recent research highlighting the negative effects of air pollution on children’s mental and physical health, Blueair, a world-leader in air purification solutions, today launched ‘Blueair Champions’, a nation-wide awareness-raising campaign targeting 1 million children in India.
Blueair appoints Sara Alsén Chief Purpose Officer
Blueair, a world leader in air purification solutions, strengthens its sustainable business focus by appointing a Chief Purpose Officer with the objective to embed sustainable business principles at leadership level and connect purpose to business strategy to drive measurable results.
Blueair appoints new Chief Technology Officer and Chief Brand & Marketing Communications Officer
Blueair, a world leader in air purification solutions, today announced changes to its global leadership team. Julia Lilliehook has been appointed Chief Brand & Marketing Communications Officer and Daniel Johansson will become new Chief Technology Officer.