Lingerie Laundering Symbols And Their Meanings from HerRoom
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Laundry Symbols

Laundering Symbols



Symbols Description Meaning
Wash Tub: The washing process by machine or hand
Triangle: Chlorine bleaching
Iron: Ironing
Circle: Dry Cleaning
Circle in Square: Tumble Drying (after washing)
St.Andrew's Cross: Do Not
Washing


Cotton Wash (No Bar) A wash tub without a bar indicates that normal (maximum) washing conditions may be used at the appropriate temperature.

Synthetics Wash (Single Bar) A single bar beneath the was tub indicates reduced (medium) washing conditions at the appropriate temperature.
Wool Wash (Double Underline) A double underline beneath the wash tub indicates much reduced (minimum) washing conditions, and is designed specifically for machine washable wool products.
Hand Wash Only Wash by hand
Bleaching
Any bleach allowed.
Only oxygen bleach/non-chlorine bleach allowed.
Do not bleach.
Ironing
Hot Iron
Warm Iron
Cool Iron
Dry Cleaning
Must be professionally dry cleaned. The letters contained within the circle and/or a bar beneath the circle will indicate the solvent and the process to be used by the dry cleaner.
Must be professionally dry cleaned. The letters contained within the circle and/or a bar beneath the circle will indicate the solvent and the process to be used by the dry cleaner.
Professional wet clean only.
Do not dry clean.
Tumble Drying
May be tumble dried:
with high heat setting
with low heat setting
Do not tumble dry
 
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