Care & Cleaning

Wash

Symbol Written Care Instructions What Care Symbol and Instructions Mean
Machine Wash, Normal Garment may be laundered through the use of hottest available water, detergent or soap, agitation, and a machine designed for this purpose.
Machine Wash, Cold Initial water temperature should not exceed 30C or 65 to 85F.
Machine Wash, Warm Initial water temperature should not exceed 40C or 105F.
Machine Wash, hot Initial water temperature should not exceed 50C or 120F.
Machine Wash, hot Initial water temperature should not exceed 60C or 140F.
Machine Wash, hot Initial water temperature should not exceed 70C or 160F.
Machine Wash, hot Initial water temperature should not exceed 95C or 200F.
Machine Wash, Permanent Press Garment may be machine laundered only on thesetting designed to preserve Permanent Press withcool down or cold rinse prior to reduced spin
Machine Wash, Gentle or Delicate Garment may be machine laundered only on thesetting designed for gentle agitation and/or reducedtime for delicate items.
Hand Wash Garment may be laundered through the use ofwater, detergent or soap and gentle handmanipulation.
Do not wash Garment may not be safely laundered by any process. Normally accompanied by Dry Clean instructions.
NOTE: System of dots indicating temperature range is the same for all wash procedures.

Bleach

Symbol Written Care Instructions What Care Symbol and Instructions Mean

Bleach When Needed Any commercially available bleach product may beused in the laundering process.

Non-Chlorine BleachWhen Needed Only a non-chlorine, color-safe bleach may be usedin the laundering process. Chlorine bleach may notbe used.

Do Not Bleach No bleach product may be used. The garment isnot colorfast or structurally able to withstand anybleach.
All (98+%) washable textiles are safe in some type of bleach. IF BLEACH IS NOT MENTIONED OR REPRESENTED BY A SYMBOL ANY BLEACH MAY BE USED

Dry

Symbol Written Care Instructions What Care Symbol and Instructions Mean
Tumble Dry, Normal A machine dryer may be regularly used at the hottestavailable temperature setting.

Tumble Dry, Normal,Low Heat A machine dryer may be regularly used at amaximum of Low Heat setting.

Tumble Dry, Normal,Medium Heat A machine dryer may be regularly used at amaximum of Medium Heat setting.

Tumble Dry, Normal,High Heat A machine dryer may be regularly used at aHigh Heat setting.

Tumble Dry, Normal,No Heat A machine dryer may be regularly used only at No Heat or Air Only setting.

Tumble Dry,Permanent Press A machine dryer may be regularly used only at the Permanent Press setting.

Tumble Dry, Gentle A machine dryer may be regularly used only at the Gentle setting.

Do Not Tumble Dry A machine dryer may not be used. Usuallyaccompanied by an alternate drying method symbol.

Do Not Dry A machine dryer may not be used. Usuallyaccompanied by an alternate drying method symbol.

Line Dry Hang damp garment from line or bar, in or out doors.

Drip Dry Hang dripping wet garment from line or bar, in or out doors, without hand shaping or smoothing

Dry Flat Lay out horizontally for drying.

Dry In Shade Usually added to
SYSTEM OF DOTS INDICATING TEMPERATURE RANGE IS THE SAME FOR ALL DRY PROCEDURES

Wring

Symbol Written Care Instructions What Care Symbol and Instructions Mean

Do Not Wring Do Not Wring

Iron

Symbol Written Care Instructions What Care Symbol and Instructions Mean

Iron, Any Temperature, Steam or Dry Regular ironing may be needed and may beperformed at any available temperature with orwithout steam is acceptable.

Iron, Low Regular ironing, steam or dry, may be performed atLow setting (110C, 230F) only.

Iron, Medium Regular ironing, steam or dry, may be performed atLow setting (110C, 230F) only.

Iron, High Regular ironing, steam or dry, may be performed atLow setting (20º0C, 290F) only.

Do not steam Steam ironing will harm garment, but regulardry ironing at indicated temperature setting isacceptable.

Do not iron Item may not be smooted or finished with an iron.