Astm Care Symbol Guide
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ASTM Care Symbol Guide
Dryclean Symbol
DRYCLEAN
ASTM CARE SYMBOLS*
Dryclean Symbols - Normal Cycle
Dryclean - Normal Cycle
Any Solvent
Any Solvent except Trichlorethylene
Petroleum Solvent
Do Not Dryclean
Dryclean - Additional Instructions
Dryclean Symbols - Additional Instructions
Short Cycle
Reduced Moisture
Low Heat
No Steam Finishing
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Machine Wash Cycles
Machine Wash Symbol
WASH
Machine Wash Cycles Symbols
Normal
Permanent Press
Delicate/Gentle
Water Temperatures
(Maximum)
(200F)
160F
140F
120F
105F
65-85F
Symbols
95C
70C
60C
50C
40C
30C
3 dots
3 dots
5 dots
4 dots
3 dots
2 dots
1 dot
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Iron - Dry or Steam
Iron Symbols - Dry or Steam
Iron Symbol
IRON
200C (390F) High
150C (300F) Medium
110C (230F) Low
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Bleach Symbol
BLEACH
Bleach
Bleach Symbols
Any Bleach When Needed
Only Non-Chlorine Bleach When Needed
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Tumble Dry Cycles
Tumble Dry Symbol
DRY
Tumble Dry Cycles - Symbols
Normal
Permanent Press
Delicate/ Gentle
Line Dry/ Hang to Dry
Drip Dry
Dry Flat
Tumble Heat Settings
Tumble Heat Settings - Symbols
Any Heat
High
Medium
Low
No Heat/Air
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Warning Symbols for Laundering
Warning Symbols for Laundering
No Steam
Do Not Bleach
Do Not Wash
Do Not Dry (used with Do Not Wash)
More Warning Symbols
More Warning Symbols for Laundering
Do Not Wring
In The Shade (added to line dry, drip dry or flat dry)
Do Not Iron
Do Not Tumble Dry
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*These symbols reprinted from Industry Focus, No. 2, March 1999, with permission from the International Fabricare Institute (IFI).
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