Care instructions icons description

Care instructions icons description

Care instructions icons description 600 564 Cottonfort Egypt

We understand, care instructions icons can be very confusing specially when we have to look at every piece of clothes we wash, at what temperature should it be washed, any chemicals to add when washing, can it be spun, rinsed and dried with no damage, you all know, making a little mistake can ruin your favorite blouse.

Here we explain all instructions needed to avoid any fabric damage.

Dry Cleaning

Empty circle: must dry clean

A circle with a letter inside indicates to which chemicals can be used

Symbol with 1 Underline or 2 indicates the level of precautions must be taken

Cross over the circle: Not to dry clean


Empty iron symbol: use any temperature

Dots inside the symbol:

1 dot: Delicate fabrics like silk and wool

2dots: Synthetics

3 dots: Linen & Cotton

Cross over the iron symbol: Do not iron


Circle inside a square: can be dried

Dots inside the circle:

1-dry on low temperature

2-dry on medium temperature

3-dry on high temperature

Cross over the symbol: not to tumble dry

Hand washing

Tub with a hand symbol means the item can be hand washed or wash on a hand washing program with low heat.

Twisted fabric symbol: the item can be wrung

Cross over the symbol means should not be wrung

Synthetic washing

A tub symbol: can be washed in the washing machine

Underlined symbol:

No lines: can be spun and rinsed

1 line: spin speed should be reduced

2 lines: mild wash, spun and rinse

A tub with a number indicates to the temperature degree suitable for washing the item

Cross over the symbol: do not wash the item

we really hope we have presented the icons in a simple way so you will never forget each one.