ASTM-D5489 Standard Guide for Care Symbols for Care Instructions on Textile Products

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Scope

1.1 This guide provides a uniform system of symbols for the disclosure of care instructions on textile products such as apparel, piece goods, and household and institutional articles, hereinafter referred to as “textile,” or “textile product.”

1.2 This guide provides a comprehensive system of symbols to represent care instructions reducing language-dependent care instructions.

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Keywords

bleaching; care instructions; care label; care symbol; consumer textile product; drycleaning; drying; ironing; permanent care label; pressing; washing ;; ICS Number Code 61.020 (Clothes); 97.160 (Home textiles. Linen)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

07.02 (Textiles (II): D4393 - latest)

To find similar documents by classification:

61.020 (Clothes Including underwear, nightwear, knitwear, military clothing, hosiery, etc. and their labelling and size coding schemes Medical garments, see 11.140 Protective clothing, see 13.340.10)

97.160 (Home textiles. Linen Including duvets, blankets, bedding Electric blankets, see 97.030)

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Document Number

ASTM-D5489-18

Revision Level

2018 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

Jan. 1, 2018

Document Type

Guide

Page Count

7 pages

Committee Number

D13.62