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Laundry Symbols

HOW-TO GUIDES

Laundry Symbols

Here's a quick guide to some of the symbols you might find in your clothes or bedding.

95

Washing 95° C

 

  • mechanical action normal
  • rinsing normal
  • spinning normal
Asset 4

Washing 95° C

 

  • mechanical action reduced
  • rinsing at gradually decreasing temperature
  • spinning reduced
60

Washing 60° C

 

  • mechanical action normal
  • rinsing normal
  • spinning normal
65

Washing 60° C

 

  • mechanical action reduced
  • rinsing at gradually decreasing temperature
  • spinning reduced
Asset 2

Washing 40° C

 

  • mechanical action normal
  • rinsing normal
  • spinning normal
40

Washing 40° C

 

  • mechanical action reduced
  • rinsing at gradually decreasing temperature
  • spinning reduced
30

Washing 30° C

 

  • mechanical action much reduced
  • rinsing normal
  • spinning reduced
Hand Wash Only

Hand Washing 40° C

 

  • hand wash only
Do Not Wash

Do not wash

 

  • do not wash
Asset 1

Washing 50° C

 

  • mechanical action reduced
  • rinsing at gradually decreasing temperature
  • spinning reduced
40 V2

Washing 40° C

 

  • mechanical action much reduced
  • rinsing normal
  • spinning normal
Chlorine Based Bleaching Allowed Only In A Cold And Dilute Solution

Chlorine Based Bleaching

 

  • Chlorine-based bleaching allowed only in a cold and dilute solution
Do Not Use Chlorine Based Bleach

No Chlorine Based Bleaching

 

  • Do not use chlorine-based bleach
Iron At A Maximum Sole Plate Temperature Of 200° C

Ironing 200° C

 

  • Iron at a maximum sole-plate temperature of 200° C
Iron At A Maximum Sole Plate Temperature Of 150° C

Ironing 150° C

 

  • Iron at a maximum sole-plate temperature of 150° C
Iron At A Maximum Sole Plate Temperature Of 110° C (Steam Iron May Be Risky)

Ironing 150° C

 

  • Iron at a maximum sole-plate temperature of 110° C (steam iron may be risky)
Do Not Iron

Do Not Iron

 

  • Do Not Iron
Dry Cleaning In All Solvents Normally Used For Dry Cleaning With Normal Cleaning Procedures

Dry Cleaning All Solvents

 

  • Dry cleaning in all solvents normally used for dry cleaning with normal cleaning procedures
Dry Cleaning In All Solvents Normally Used For Dry Cleaning Except Trichloroethylene With Normal Cleaning Procedures. Self Service Cleaning Is Possibl

Dry Cleaning With Exceptions

 

  • Dry cleaning in all solvents normally used for dry cleaning except trichloroethylene with normal cleaning procedures. Self-service cleaning is possible
The Bar Placed Under The Circle Indicates Strict Limitations On The Addition Of Water And Or Mechanical Action And Or Temperature During Cleaning And

Dry Cleaning Strict Limitations

 

  • Dry cleaning in all solvents normally used for dry cleaning except trichloroethylene with normal cleaning procedures. Self-service cleaning is possible
Only Petroleum Solvents May Be Used With Normal Cleaning Procedures

Dry Cleaning Petroleum Only

 

  • Only petroleum solvents may be used with normal cleaning procedures
The Bar Placed Under The Circle Indicates Strict Limitations On The Addition Of Water And Or Mechanical Action And Or Temperature During Cleaning And (1)

Dry Cleaning Petroleum Only Strict Limitations

  • The bar placed under the circle indicates strict limitations on the addition of water and/or mechanical action and/or temperature during cleaning and/or drying. Self-service cleaning is not allowed
Do Not Dry Clean No Stain Removal With Solvents

Do Not Dry Clean

 

  • Do not dry clean - no stain removal with solvents
No Restrictions Concerning The Temperature Of Tumble Drying After A Washing Process

Tumble Dry No Restrictions

 

  • No restrictions concerning the temperature of tumble drying after a washing process
Tumble Drying Possible At Lower Temperature Setting (60° C Maximum) After A Washing Process

Tumble Dry Lower Temp

 

  • Tumble drying possible at lower temperature setting
    (60° C maximum) after a washing process
Do Not Tumble Dry

Do Not Tumble Dry

 

  • Do not tumble dry