Coined between 1950 and 1955 from hypo- + allergenic. Some say that it was coined by advertisers in 1953. Merriam-Webster puts the date at 1940.
These dogs were first bred in the 1990's to create a family dog that was hypoallergenic and had many of the positive traits of both breeds in temperament, obedience and intelligence.
Metal Sensitivity: Surgical steel rings are hypoallergenic, making them the perfect choice for anyone allergic to precious metals without needing to sacrifice wearing a lovely wedding ring.
In addition, the mascara is advertised as smudge- and smear-proof, hypoallergenic and suitable for contact lens wearers - all great traits that spell perfection as far as I'm concerned.
Low allergen and hypoallergenic cats may be the answer for many allergy sufferers who dream of sharing their life with a feline friend, but it's clear prospective owners will have to pay a hefty price for that pleasure.
The side that attaches to the strap is comprised of microscopic hooks, while the opposite side is a hypoallergenic material that acts to grip against the skin, without any adhesives to leave a nasty residue.