Allergens: Dust and Dust Mites
What are dust allergens?
Dust allergens are substances found in dust, and may include:
Animal protein (dander, saliva, urine, body oils)
Mold and fungus spores
Insects and their waste
What is a dust mite allergen?
Dust mites are microscopic organisms that can live and thrive throughout homes and businesses. The mites and their waste products thrive in:
Air (but only immediately after vacuuming)