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Our guide to widely used aftercare and washing symbols

Always follow the aftercare instructions supplied with your Marvic fabric.

Below is a list of many of the most commonly used laundry symbols and their meanings.

Drycleaning

dryclean dryclean

Dryclean
Take this item to a professional drycleaner

do not dryclean

Do Not Dryclean

dryclean

Perchloroethylene

dryclean

Goods Sensitive to dry cleaning - Special procedure required

dryclean

All Solvents

 

Washing

machine washing machine wash cold

Machine wash cold

machine wash cold genlte cycle

Machine wash cold, Gentle Cycle

machine wash warm

Machine wash warm

machine wash warm gentle cycle

Machine wash warm, Gentle Cycle

machine wash hot

Machine wash hot

machine wash hot gentle cycle

Machine wash hot, Gentle Cycle

machine wash cold permanent press

Machine wash cold, Permanent Press

hand wash

Hand wash

machine wash warm permanent press

Machine wash warm, Permanent Press

do not wash

Do not wash

machine wash warm permanent press

Machine wash hot, Permanent Press

 

Bleach

bleach Bleach as needed

Bleach as needed
Any bleach may be safely used

Do Not Bleach

Do Not Bleach
No bleach product should be used including detergents with bleach - or follow bleach package test procedures to test for bleach safety.

Non-chlorine Bleach as needed

Non-chlorine Bleach as needed
Use only a color-safe bleach

 

Drying

drying Tumble Dry, No Heat

Tumble Dry, No Heat

Tumble Dry, Gentle Cycle, No Heat

Tumble Dry, Gentle Cycle, No Heat

Tumble Dry, Low Heat

Tumble Dry, Low Heat

Tumble Dry, Gentle Cycle, Low Heat

Tumble Dry, Gentle Cycle, Low Heat

Tumble Dry, Medium

Tumble Dry, Medium

Tumble Dry,Gentle Cycle, Medium

Tumble Dry,Gentle Cycle, Medium

Tumble Dry, High

Tumble Dry, High

Do Not Tumble Dry

Do Not Tumble Dry

Tumble Dry, Permanent Press, No Heat

Tumble Dry, Permanent Press, No Heat

Line Dry

Line Dry

Tumble Dry, Permanent Press, No Heat

Tumble Dry, Permanent Press, Low Heat

Drip Dry

Drip Dry

Tumble Dry, Permanent Press, Low Heat

Tumble Dry, Permanent Press, Medium

Dry Flat

Dry Flat

Ironing

ironing Iron, Steam or Dry, with Low Heat

Iron, Steam or Dry, with Low Heat

Do Not Iron with Steam

Do Not Iron with Steam

Iron, Steam or Dry, with Medium Heat

Iron, Steam or Dry, with Medium Heat

do not iron

Do Not Iron

Iron, Steam or Dry, with High Heat

Iron, Steam or Dry, with High Heat