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Washing Symbols
Symbol 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.
Use of 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

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.
Supplementary Care Symbol
Symbol Description
Supplementary Care Symbol Do not wring
Supplementary Care Symbol Wet-clean
Supplementary Care Symbol Do not wet-clean.
   

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