Symbol

Washing Description

Washing symbol

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

Washing symbol

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

Washing symbol

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

Washing symbol

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

Washing symbol

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

Washing symbol

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

Washing symbol

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

Washing symbol

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

Washing symbol

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

Washing symbol

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

Washing symbol

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

Washing symbol

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

Washing symbol

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

Washing symbol

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

Washing symbol

Wash gently by hand in water not exceeding 40C.

Washing symbol

Wash gently by hand in water not exceeding 30C.

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 75C) at normal setting.

Drying symbol

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

Drying symbol

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

Drying symbol

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

Drying symbol

Tumble dry at a low heat (not exceeding 55C) 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 200C). 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 150C). 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 110C). 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.

 

Dots For Defining Temperature of Water
for Washing Symbol

Symbol

Definition

Description

6 dot symbol

95C

Near boil

5 dot symbol

70C

Extremely hot

4 dot symbol

60C

Very hot

3 dot symbol

50C

Hot

2 dot symbol

40C

Warm

1 dot symbol

30C

Cool

 

Supplementary Care Symbol

Symbol

Description

Supplementary Care Symbol

Do not wring

Supplementary Care Symbol

Wet-clean

Supplementary Care Symbol

Do not wet-clean.