The value of international characters clothes care

Sep

22

2013

The symbols for care of textiles

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Each thing has its own instruction in the form of tabs with brief instructions for the care of her. The symbols on the birochki often neglected. And for good reason! After all, this depends largely on how it will look your clothes and how long it will last you.

All you need to know about the characters to care for your clothes, you will find in this post. You should take this information in not only caring housewife, but also ordinary earthlings 🙂

The symbols for care of textiles are used for labeling products of textile materials. They define the rules for processing products for the proper operation and prevent premature wear and deterioration.

There are basic characters such as: drying, bleaching, washing, ironing – as well as some additional signs.
Wash
wh-washing
Machine wash, normal

Allowed washing, including soaking, rinsing, heating, mechanical action
wh-washing-hand
Handwash

Wash hands only when the water temperature and 40 ° C. Do not rub, pressing gently without twisting
wh-washing-30deg
Normal wash in cold water

Hand or machine wash at water temperatures above 30 ° C
wh-washing-30deg-permanent-press
Gentle wash in cold water

Delicate hand or machine wash at temperatures up to 30 ° C, neutral detergent, not to heavy mechanical handling, rinsing usual spin weakened
wh-washing-30deg-extra-care
Very gentle wash in cold water

Very gentle hand or machine wash at temperatures up to 30 ° C, a large amount of water, the minimum machining, quick rinse, do not wring your hands
wh-washing-30deg-alt
Normal wash in cold water

Hand or machine wash with water temperatures up to 30 ° C
wh-washing-30deg-permanent-press-alt
Gentle wash in cold water

Gentle Hand or machine wash with water temperatures up to 30 ° C, neutral detergent, not to heavy mechanical handling, rinsing usual spin weakened
wh-washing-30deg-extra-care-alt
Very gentle wash in cold water

Very gentle wash at temperatures up to 30 ° C, a large amount of water, the minimum machining, quick rinse, do not wring your hands
wh-washing-hand-30deg
Hand wash in cold water

Wash hands only with water temperatures up to 30 ° C, no rub, pressing gently, without twisting, handle with care
wh-washing-40deg
Regular washing with warm water

Hand or machine wash at water temperatures above 40 ° C
wh-washing-40deg-alt
Regular washing with warm water

Hand or machine wash with water temperatures up to 40 ° C
wh-washing-40deg-permanent-press
Gentle wash in warm water

Delicate hand or machine wash at water temperatures above 40 ° C, reduced mechanical stress, moderate rinsing with a gradual decrease in temperature (in the process of cooling water), weakened by spin
wh-washing-40deg-permanent-press-alt
Gentle wash in warm water

Delicate hand or machine wash at temperatures up to 40 ° C, reduced mechanical stress, moderate rinsing with a gradual decrease in temperature (in the process of cooling water), weakened by spin
wh-washing-40deg-extra-care
Very gentle wash in warm water

Very gentle wash at water temperatures above 40 ° C, the mechanical impact greatly reduced, normal rinse, spin impaired, do not wring your hands
wh-washing-40deg-extra-care-alt
Very gentle wash in warm water

Very gentle wash at temperatures up to 40 ° C, the mechanical impact greatly reduced, normal rinse, spin impaired, do not wring your hands
wh-washing-hand-40deg
Hand wash in warm water

Wash hands only with water temperatures up to 40 ° C, no rub, pressing gently, without twisting, handle with care
wh-washing-50deg
Normal washing in hot water

Hand or machine wash with water temperatures up to 50 ° C
wh-washing-50deg-permanent-press
Gentle wash in hot water

Delicate hand or machine washable up to 50 ° C, reduced mechanical stress, moderate rinsing with a gradual decrease in temperature (in the process of cooling water), weakened by spin
wh-washing-50deg-alt
Normal washing in hot water

Hand or machine wash in the initial water temperature no higher than 50 ° C
wh-washing-50deg-permanent-press-alt
Gentle wash in hot water

Delicate hand or machine wash at the initial water temperature no higher than 50 ° C, reduced mechanical stress, moderate rinsing with a gradual decrease in temperature (in the process of cooling water), weakened by spin
wh-washing-60deg
Normal washing in hot water

Hand or machine wash with water temperatures up to 60 ° C
wh-washing-60deg-permanent-press
Gentle wash in hot water

Delicate hand or machine wash at temperatures up to 60 ° C, reduced mechanical stress, moderate rinsing with a gradual decrease in temperature (in the process of cooling water), weakened by spin
wh-washing-60deg-alt
Normal washing in hot water

Hand or machine wash at water temperature of 60 ° C
wh-washing-60deg-permanent-press-alt
Gentle wash in hot water

Delicate hand or machine wash at a water temperature of 60 ° C, reduced mechanical stress, moderate rinsing with a gradual decrease in temperature (in the process of cooling water), weakened by spin
wh-washing-70deg
Normal washing in hot water

Hand or machine wash at an initial temperature of water up to 70 ° C
wh-washing-70deg-alt
Normal washing in hot water

Hand or machine wash at water temperature not exceeding 70 ° C
wh-washing-90deg
Normal wash in very hot water

Hand or machine wash with water temperatures up to 95 ° C, allowed to boil
wh-washing-95deg-alt
Normal wash in very hot water

Hand or machine wash at water temperatures above 95 ° C, allowed to boil
wh-washing-95deg-permanent-press
Gentle wash in very hot water

Delicate hand or machine wash at temperatures up to 95 ° C, reduced mechanical stress, moderate rinsing with a gradual decrease in temperature (in the process of cooling water), weakened by spin
wh-washing-95deg-permanent-press-alt
Gentle wash in very hot water

Delicate hand or machine wash at water temperatures above 95 ° C, reduced mechanical stress, moderate rinsing with a gradual decrease in temperature (in the process of cooling water), weakened by spin
wh-washing-not-allowed
Do not wash

Can not be washed, treated with care when wet, not to get wet product, the product may be subject to dry cleaning
Bleach
wh-bleaching
Can be bleached

Bleaching allowed any oxidizing bleaches
wh-bleaching-non-chlorine
Do not bleach with chlorine

Bleaching allowed only oxygen / nehlornymi bleaches
wh-bleaching-not-allowed
Do not bleach

Bleach product can not be, do not use chlorine bleach and detergents
Drying
wh-drying-tumble
Normal drying in a tumble dryer

Pressing and allowed to dry in the washing machine or dryer, does not require special care
wh-drying-tumble-low-heat
Drying at low temperature

The usual spin and tumble drying at low temperature – 40 ° C
wh-drying-tumble-low-heat-permanent-press
Low temperature drying at a low temperature

Gentle extraction and drying in a drying drum at a low temperature – 40 ° C
wh-drying-tumble-low-heat-extra-care
Particularly gentle drying at low temperature

Specially sensitive and spin drying in a drying drum at a low temperature – 40 ° C
wh-drying-tumble-medium-heat
Drying at high temperature

Normal tumble drying and extraction with an average temperature of – 60 ° C
wh-drying-tumble-medium-heat-permanent-press
Gentle drying at high temperature

Gentle drying and spin in a tumble dryer at medium temperature – 60 ° C
wh-drying-tumble-high-heat
Drying at high temperature

Typical drum drying and spinning at a high temperature – 80 ° C
wh-drying-tumble-no-heat
Blowing drying without heat

Typical drum drying and spinning at a normal temperature without heating the air
wh-drying-line-dry
Drying upright

After squeezing permitted vertical drying, drying in limbo, you can wring
wh-drying-dry-shade
Drying shade

The product should be dried in the shade, away from direct sunlight
wh-drying-line-dry-shade
Vertical drying in the shade

Drying the product in a vertical position in the shade and away from direct sunlight
wh-drying-flat-dry
The horizontal drying

Drying moisture-laden products on the horizontal surface in the expanded state
wh-drying-flat-dry-shade
The horizontal drying in the shade

Drying moisture-laden products on the horizontal surface in the expanded state of the shade
wh-drying-drip-dry
Drying without spinning

Drying without spinning in limbo (vertical) position
wh-drying-drip-dry-shade
No spin-drying in the shade

Drying without spinning in limbo (vertical) position in the shade, away from direct sunlight
wh-drying-tumble-not-allowed
Drying drum prohibited

Pressing and dry in the washing machine can not be
Curling
wh-wringing-not-allowed
Do not twist

You can not twist the product during the spin cycle
Dry cleaning
wh-drycleaning-a
Normal dry cleaning

Dry clean with any organic solvent
wh-drycleaning-p
Dry clean only with specific reagents

Normal dry cleaning using perchlorethylene and all solvents listed for the symbol «F»
wh-drycleaning-p-2
Delicate dry clean with special reagents

Gentle cleaning with limited water is added to the careful use of solvents listed for the symbol «P», as well as monitoring the mechanical action and temperature drying, cleaning, self-service is prohibited
wh-drycleaning-f
Dry clean only with hydrocarbon solvents

Normal dry cleaning using only hydrocarbon fuel and triftortrihormetana
wh-drycleaning-f-2
Delicate dry clean only with hydrocarbon solvents

Gentle cleaning with limited water is added to the careful use of solvents listed for the symbol of «F», as well as monitoring the mechanical action and temperature drying, cleaning, self-service is prohibited
wh-drycleaning-w
Regular professional wet cleaning (aqua-cleaning)

Normal mode aqua-cleaning and drying in accordance with IEC 456
wh-drycleaning-w-2
Delicate professional wet cleaning

Delicate aqua-cleaning mode with limitations on mechanical mode and drying characteristics of the product, taking into account the relative shrinkage – 50 +5%
wh-drycleaning-w-3
Very gentle professional wet cleaning

Very delicate aqua-cleaning mode with limitations on mechanical drying mode and taking into account the characteristics of the product, the relative shrinkage – 25 +2.5%
wh-drycleaning-short-cycle
Reduced cycle dry cleaning

Clothes can be cleaned in a shortened cycle. The symbol can be used in conjunction with the letter
wh-drycleaning-reduced-moisture
Dry cleaning at low humidity

When cleaning is permissible lowered humidity. The symbol can be used in conjunction with the letter
wh-drycleaning-low-heat
Dry cleaning at low temperatures

Clothes can be cleaned in mild temperatures. The symbol can be used in conjunction with the letter
wh-drycleaning-no-steam
Dry clean without stripping

It is forbidden to use steam in the final stages of cleaning. The symbol can be used in conjunction with the letter
wh-drycleaning-not-allowed
Dry cleaning is prohibited

The product should not be subjected to chemical cleaning, stain removal solvent is prohibited
wh-drycleaning-wetclean-not-allowed
Wet cleaning is forbidden
Ironing
wh-ironing
Dry ironing or steaming

To restore the shape and appearance of the product allowing it to be ironed at any temperature, with or without steam
wh-ironing-low
Iron at low temperature

Allowed iron at a maximum temperature of 110 ° C (corresponds to a character in the form of one point on the temperature controller iron), it is permissible for synthetics, nylon, acrylic, polyester, nylon, acetate, use a cloth pad, do not use steam
wh-ironing-medium
Iron at medium temperature

Allowed iron at a maximum temperature of 150 ° C (corresponds to a character in the form of two points on the iron temperature controller), it is permissible for wool and mixed fibers with polyester and viscose, use a damp cloth
wh-ironing-high
Iron at high temperature

Allowed iron at a maximum temperature of 200 ° C (corresponds to a character in the form of three points on the iron temperature controller), it is permissible for flax and cotton, and you can moisten the product
wh-ironing-steam-not-allowed
Not to steam

Steam ironing will harm garment, suggested or ironing in the specified temperature range
wh-ironing-not-allowed
Do not iron

The product should not be ironing, steaming and steaming does not apply
Symbols for customers
wh-custom-drop
Rain, high humidity
wh-custom-washing-machine
Washing machine with side loading
wh-custom-washing-machine-2
Washing machine with a top-loading
wh-custom-drying-machine-2
Dryer
wh-custom-detergent
Detergents, cleaning agents
wh-custom-laundry-basket
Flasket
wh-custom-laundry-basket-full
Full laundry basket
wh-custom-iron
Iron
wh-custom-pants
Pants
wh-custom-t-shirt
T-shirt

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