ASTM International - ASTM D5489-01a
Standard Guide for Care Symbols for Care Instructions on Textile Products
|Publication Date:||10 September 2001|
|ICS Code (Clothes):||61.020|
|ICS Code (Home textiles. Linen):||97.160|
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 in order to reduce 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.