Laundry Guide to Common Care Symbols
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- Guide to Common Home Laundering
   & Drycleaning Symbols

- Stain Removal Answers to Common
   Care Questions

Wash Bleach Dry
Iron Dryclean  
Care Labels: Your Guide to Easy Care
Care labels provide helpful information that can save you time and money.
Cleaner, fresher clothes means longer-wearing apparel. And clothes that are bleachable are easier to get clean.
When a care label doesn’t mention bleach or says "Bleach when needed," it means it is safe to use Clorox liquid bleach. When the label says "Non-chlorine bleach when needed" use a non-chlorine (color-safe) bleach like Clorox 2®.
Because clothes can be mislabeled, follow the easy directions on bleach container labels to test fabrics for colorfastness.


Washing
INSTRUCTIONS
Machine Wash,
COLD
Machine Wash,
COLD
Permanent Press
Machine Wash,
COLD
Gentle Cycle
Hand
Wash
Machine Wash,
WARM
Machine Wash,
WARM
Permanent Press
Machine Wash,
WARM
Gentle Cycle
Do Not
Wash
Machine Wash,
HOT
Machine Wash,
HOT
Permanent Press
Machine Wash,
HOT
Gentle Cycle
   


Bleaching
INSTRUCTIONS
Bleach as needed
Any bleach, like Clorox®, may be safely used
Do Not Bleach
No bleach product should be used
including detergents with bleach - or
follow bleach package test procedures
to test for bleach safety.
Non-chlorine Bleach as needed
Use only a color-safe bleach, like Clorox 2®


Drying
INSTRUCTIONS
Tumble Dry,
NO HEAT
Tumble Dry,
Permanent Press,
NO HEAT
Tumble Dry,
Gentle Cycle,
NO HEAT
Do Not
Tumble Dry
Tumble Dry,
LOW HEAT
Tumble Dry,
Permanent Press,
LOW HEAT
Tumble Dry,
Gentle Cycle,
LOW HEAT
Line Dry
Tumble Dry,
MEDIUM
Tumble Dry,
Permanent Press,
MEDIUM
Tumble Dry,
Gentle Cycle,
MEDIUM
Drip Dry
Tumble Dry,
HIGH
        Dry Flat


Ironing
INSTRUCTIONS
Iron, Steam or Dry, with
LOW HEAT
Iron, Steam or Dry, with
MEDIUM HEAT
Iron, Steam or Dry, with
HIGH HEAT
Do Not Iron
with Steam
Do Not Iron


Drycleaning
INSTRUCTIONS
Dryclean
May appear with additional
letters and/or lines

Take this item to a
professional drycleaner
Do Not Dryclean


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