It can be very important to follow the recommendations on your clothing tags. Here is a guide to help you interpret the apparel and textile care symbols (from the Canadian General Standards Board).

WASHING SYMBOLS

Wash in commercial machine in water not exceeding 95 C, at normal setting.

Wash in commercial machine in water not exceeding 95 C, at normal setting.

Wash in commercial machine in water not exceeding 95 C, at normal setting.

Wash in commercial machine in water not exceeding 95 C, at normal setting.

Wash in commercial machine in water not exceeding 95 C, at normal setting.

Wash in commercial machine in water not exceeding 95 C, at normal setting.

Wash in commercial machine in water not exceeding 95 C, at normal setting.

Wash in commercial machine in water not exceeding 95 C, at normal setting.

Wash in commercial machine in water not exceeding 95 C, at normal setting.

Wash in commercial machine in water not exceeding 95 C, at normal setting.

Wash in commercial machine in water not exceeding 95 C, at normal setting.

Wash in commercial machine in water not exceeding 95 C, at normal setting.

Wash in commercial machine in water not exceeding 95 C, at normal setting.

Wash in commercial machine in water not exceeding 95 C, at normal setting.

Wash in commercial machine in water not exceeding 95 C, at normal setting.

Wash in commercial machine in water not exceeding 95 C, at normal setting.

Wash in commercial machine in water not exceeding 95 C, at normal setting.

Wash in commercial machine in water not exceeding 95 C, at normal setting.

BLEACHING SYMBOLS

Tumble dry at high heat
(not exceeding 75 C)
at normal setting.

Tumble dry at high heat
(not exceeding 75 C)
at normal setting.

Tumble dry at high heat
(not exceeding 75 C)
at normal setting.

Tumble dry at high heat
(not exceeding 75 C)
at normal setting.

DRYING SYMBOLS

Tumble dry at high heat
(not exceeding 75 C)
at normal setting.

Tumble dry at high heat
(not exceeding 75 C)
at normal setting.

Tumble dry at high heat
(not exceeding 75 C)
at normal setting.

Tumble dry at high heat
(not exceeding 75 C)
at normal setting.

Tumble dry at high heat
(not exceeding 75 C)
at normal setting.

Tumble dry at high heat
(not exceeding 75 C)
at normal setting.

Tumble dry at high heat
(not exceeding 75 C)
at normal setting.

Tumble dry at high heat
(not exceeding 75 C)
at normal setting.

Tumble dry at high heat
(not exceeding 75 C)
at normal setting.

Tumble dry at high heat
(not exceeding 75 C)
at normal setting.

Tumble dry at high heat
(not exceeding 75 C)
at normal setting.

Tumble dry at high heat
(not exceeding 75 C)
at normal setting.

Tumble dry at high heat
(not exceeding 75 C)
at normal setting.

IRONING/PRESSING SYMBOLS

I ron with or without steam by hand, or press on commercial equipment, at a
high temperature (not exceeding 200 C). Recommended temperature for
cotton and linen textiles.

I ron with or without steam by hand, or press on commercial equipment, at a
high temperature (not exceeding 200 C). Recommended temperature for
cotton and linen textiles.

I ron with or without steam by hand, or press on commercial equipment, at a
high temperature (not exceeding 200 C). Recommended temperature for
cotton and linen textiles.

I ron with or without steam by hand, or press on commercial equipment, at a
high temperature (not exceeding 200 C). Recommended temperature for
cotton and linen textiles.

I ron with or without steam by hand, or press on commercial equipment, at a
high temperature (not exceeding 200 C). Recommended temperature for
cotton and linen textiles.

I ron with or without steam by hand, or press on commercial equipment, at a
high temperature (not exceeding 200 C). Recommended temperature for
cotton and linen textiles.

PROFESSIONAL CARE SYMBOLS

Dry-clean, normal cycle.
Any solvent except trichloroethylene.

Dry-clean, normal cycle.
Any solvent except trichloroethylene.

Dry-clean, normal cycle.
Any solvent except trichloroethylene.

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