Garment Care Symbols

Garment Wash Symbols

CARE SYMBOL WRITTEN CARE INSTRUCTIONS SYMBOL MEANING
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, Hot Initial water temperature should not exceed 50C or 120F.
Machine Wash, Hot Initial water temperature should not exceed 95C or 200F.
Machine Wash, Permanent Press Garment may be machine laundered only on the setting designed to preserve Permanent Press with cool down or cold rinse prior to reduced spin.
Machine Wash, Gentle or Delicate Garment may be machine laundered only on the setting designed for gentle agitation and/or reduced time for delicate items.
Hand Wash Garment may be laundered through the use of water, detergent or soap and gentle hand manipulation.
Do Not Wash Garment may not be safely laundered by any process. Normally accompanied by Dry Clean instructions.