Textile treatments symbols

Washing Symbols

Symbol

Description

Washing symbol

Wash in commercial machine in water not exceeding 95°C, at normal setting.

Washing symbol

Wash in commercial machine in water not exceeding 95°C, at permanent press setting.

Washing symbol

Wash in domestic or commercial machine in water not exceeding 70°C, at normal setting.

Washing symbol

Wash in domestic or commercial machine in water not exceeding 60°C, at normal setting.

Washing symbol

Wash in domestic or commercial machine in water not exceeding 60°C, at permanent press setting.

Washing symbol

Wash in domestic or commercial machine in water not exceeding 50°C, at normal setting.

Washing symbol

Wash in domestic or commercial machine in water not exceeding 50°C, at permanent press setting.

Washing symbol

Wash in domestic or commercial machine in water not exceeding 50°C, at delicate/gentle setting.

Washing symbol

Wash in domestic or commercial machine in water not exceeding 40°C, at normal setting.

Washing symbol

Wash in domestic or commercial machine in water not exceeding 40°C, at permanent press setting.

Washing symbol

Wash in domestic or commercial machine in water not exceeding 40°C, at delicate/gentle setting.

Washing symbol

Wash in domestic or commercial machine in water not exceeding 40°C, at normal setting.

Washing symbol

Wash in domestic or commercial machine in water not exceeding 30°C, at permanent press setting.

Washing symbol

Wash in domestic or commercial machine in water not exceeding 30°C, at delicate/gentle setting.

Washing symbol

Wash gently by hand in water not exceeding 40°C.

Washing symbol

Wash gently by hand in water not exceeding 30°C.

Washing symbol

Wash in domestic or commercial machine at any temperature, at normal setting.

Washing symbol

Do not wash.


Bleaching Symbols

Symbol

Description

Bleaching symbol

Use any bleach when needed.

Bleaching symbol

Use only non-chlorine bleach when needed.

Bleaching symbol

Do not bleach.


Drying Symbols

Symbol

Description

Drying symbol

Tumble dry at high heat (not exceeding 75°C) at normal setting.

Drying symbol

Tumble dry at medium heat (not exceeding 65°C) at normal setting.

Drying symbol

Tumble dry at medium heat (not exceeding 65°C) at permanent press setting.

Drying symbol

Tumble dry at low heat (not exceeding 55°C) at permanent press setting.

Drying symbol

Tumble dry at a low heat (not exceeding 55°C) at delicate cycle.

Drying symbol

Tumble dry any heat.

Drying symbol

Tumble dry no heat/air dry.

Drying symbol

Do not tumble dry.

Drying symbol

After extraction of excess water, line dry/hang to dry.

Drying symbol

Hang up the soaking wet article to "drip" dry.

Drying symbol

After extraction of excess water, dry the article on a suitable flat surface.

Drying symbol

Dry in the shade (symbol added to line dry, drip dry, or dry flat).

Drying symbol

Do not dry. To be used with "Do not wash" symbol .

 


Ironing/Pressing Symbols

Symbol

Description

Ironing/pressing symbol

Iron with or without steam by hand, or press on commercial equipment, at a high temperature (not exceeding 200°C). Recommended temperature for cotton and linen textiles.

Ironing/pressing symbol

Iron with or without steam by hand, or press on commercial equipment, at a medium temperature (not exceeding 150°C). Recommended temperature for polyester, rayon, silk, triacetate and wool textiles.

Ironing/pressing symbol

Iron with or without steam by hand, or press on commercial equipment, at a low temperature (not exceeding 110°C). Recommended temperature for acetate, acrylic, modacrylic, nylon, polypropylene and spandex textiles.

Ironing/pressing symbol

Do not steam.

Ironing/pressing symbol

Do not iron or press.


Professional Textile Care Symbols

Symbol

Description

Professional textile care symbol

Dry-clean, normal cycle. Any solvent except trichloroethylene

Professional textile care symbol

Dry-clean, normal cycle. Petroleum solvent only.

Professional textile care symbol

Do not dry-clean.


Use of Dots For Defining Temperature of Water for Washing Symbol

Symbol

Definition

Description

6 dot symbol

95°C

Near boil

5 dot symbol

70°C

Extremely hot

4 dot symbol

60°C

Very hot

3 dot symbol

50°C

Hot

2 dot symbol

40°C

Warm

1 dot symbol

30°C

Cool



Supplementary Care Symbol

Symbol

Description

Supplementary Care Symbol

Do not wring

Supplementary Care Symbol

Wet-clean

Supplementary Care Symbol

Do not wet-clean.