Mould is the key asthma and allergy trigger to look out for in the bathroom. Once you have tackled any visible mould, help stop it coming back by ensuring good ventilation and sealing any leaks.

Cleaning can be a problem for people with asthma and allergies, so look for household cleaning products with fewer harsh chemicals and no fragrances.

Some cosmetics and skin care products contain chemicals, fragrances and preservatives that can be a problem for sensitive people. There are gentler health and personal care products available.


If you aren’t sure what your triggers are, our handy guide can help point you in the right direction.

Healthy home factsheets

For great tips and advice on managing your asthma and allergies as well as how to create a healthy home, visit our factsheet library that includes:

Approved products

Check out the approved products and services that may help you avoid bathroom allergens.

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