Washing symbols 2017-07-16T18:52:15+00:00

Washing symbols

All the washing symbols divided in categories.

Let’s see which are the symbols written on clothes and how do we interpret them.

It is important to understand the washing symbols meaning in order to obtain better results and not to ruin your clothes. This is meaningful above all for the people who do the laundry for the first time.

It is possible that a new cloth has more than one label. If you want to remove the labels because they are too bulky, remember to read carefully the one with washing symbols. A wrong washing can demage your cloth at the first cycle.

The label gives you information about the the clothes care, the methods and stades of washing.
Let’s see which are the washing symbols:

Washing symbols: Washing with water

Washing Symbol

The bowl with X indicates that the cloth can’t be washed in water (only dry-cleaning)

The hand symbol in the bowl indicates that the cloth can be washed only by hand

Wash the cloth at the maximum temperature of 30°C

Wash the cloth at the maximum temperature of 40°C

Wash the cloth at the maximum temperature of 60°C

Wash the cloth at the maximum temperature of 95°C

Wash the cloth in a delicate cycle at the maximum of 30°C

Wash the cloth in a delicate cycle at the maximum of 40°C

Wash the cloth in a delicate cycle at the maximum of 60°C

Wash the cloth in an extra delicate cycle at the maximum of 30°C

Wash the cloth in an extra delicate cycle at the maximum of 40°C

Washing symbols: Dry-cleaning

Sry cleaning with all types of solvents

Not allowed dry-cleaning

Dry-cleaning with all types of solvent in use

Washing with hydrocarbons and trifluoro-trichloroethane

washing with chlorinated solvents, perchloroethylene and petroleum spirits R133 and R11

The cloth can be washed in stew

The cloth can be washed with hydrocarbons and trifluoro-trichloroethane respecting the temperature and humidity restrictions.

The cloth can be washed with chlorinated solvents, perchloroethylene and petroleum spirits r133 and r11 respecting temperature and humidity restrictions

The cloth can be washed in stew respecting temperature and humidity restrictions

Washing symbols: Bleaching

The triangle indicates that the cloth can be treated with bleach or chlorine

The triangle with X indicates that the cloth cannot be treated with bleach or chlorine

The triangle with CL indicates that the cloth can be bleached with chlorin products

The cloth can be treated with oxygen-based bleach without using chlorine

Washing symbols: Laudry-dryer

The cloth is no dryable in the dryer

Dry the cloth in the dryer with a delicate programme

Dry normally in the dryer

Washing symbols: Ironing

The iron symbol with x indicates that the cloth can’t be ironed

The iron with a ball indicates that the cloth can be ironed at maximum of 110°C, without steam.

The iron with two balls indicates that the cloth can be ironed at maximum 150°C

The iron with two balls indicates that the cloth can be ironed at maximum 200°C

Following the washing symbols will help you to keep your clothes new for a long time and save products and energy.