Make sure to check the care label on all clothing, and sort clothing accordingly before starting the wash.
Fabric Care Chart
The following symbols provide garment care direction. The clothing care labels include symbols for drying, bleaching, ironing, and dry cleaning. The use of symbols ensures consistency among garment manufacturers of domestic and imported items. Follow care label directions to optimize garment life and reduce laundering problems.
The Water Temperature table lists appropriate wash water temperatures for various items. The temperature ranges are:
• 106 - 126°F (41 - 52°C) for Hot
• 84 - 106°F (29 - 41°C) for Warm
• 61 - 84°F (16 - 29°C) for Cold
(Wash water temperature must be a minimum of 61°F (16°C) for detergent activation and effective cleaning.)
Iron Dry or Steam Temperatures
Warning Symbols for Laundering