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Wash care symbols on labels
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Wash care symbols on labels

 

To learn more about the wash care symbols on labels, refer to the suggestions below for step by step instructions.

  • Various symbols are printed on the inside of clothes, indicating how they should be washed/cared for.

Some of these symbols are shown below along with an explanation:

Washing  

Hot wash at max. 95°C, normal cycle.

Machine wash at max. 95°C, small laundry load (roughly half the normal load), reduced or no spin.

Warm wash at max. 60°C, normal cycle.

Machine wash at max. 60°C, small laundry load (roughly half the normal load), reduced or no spin.

Delicate wash at max. 40°C, normal cycle.

Machine wash at max. 40°C, small laundry load (roughly half the normal load), reduced or no spin.

Delicate wash at max. 30°C, normal cycle.

Machine wash at max. 30°C, small laundry load (roughly half the normal load), reduced or no spin.

Hand wash at max. 40°C; do not machine wash.

Do not wash.

Bleaching  

May be bleached using any oxidizing bleaching agent.

Can be bleached using a non-chlorine oxidizing bleach, but is not suitable for use with chlorine bleaches (avoid chlorine and similar substances).

Do not bleach.

Drying  

Can be tumble-dried at normal temperature with a max. starting temperature of 80°C.

Can be tumble-dried at a low temperature with a max. starting temperature of 60°C.

Do not tumble dry.

Ironing  

Ironing, pressing, steaming at a high temperature, where the max. temperature of the iron may be 200°C.

Ironing, pressing, steaming at a high temperature, where the max. temperature of the iron may be 150°C.

Ironing, pressing, steaming at a low temperature, where the max. temperature of the iron may be 110°C.

Do not iron, press or steam.

Dry cleaning  

Suitable for general dry cleaning. Contact a dry cleaner for further guidance.

Suitable for gentle dry cleaning. Contact a dry cleaner for further guidance.

Suitable for gentle dry cleaning in liquid hydrocarbons. Contact a dry cleaner for further guidance.

Do not dry clean (don’t clean chemically with hydrocarbons or other organic solvents).