Laundry symbols explained

On this page you can find the various laundry symbols explained. Laundry symbols are located on the label inside of your clothes or laundry. The label states the best way to wash the piece of laundry. Before doing the laundry, make sure to check the label for instructions on how to wash the item.

  Laundry symbols for temperature
Wassymbolen Wash at 95 degrees Celsius. Pay attention! This image does not have a stripe on the bottom. If there is a stripe on the bottom it means that you can wash it with a synthetic program. If there are two stripes at the bottom, you can wash the item at the wool program. Check the manual of your washing machine for instructions on how to select those programs and the temperature.
Wassymbolen Wash at 60 degrees Celsius. Pay attention! This image does not have a stripe on the bottom. If there is a stripe on the bottom it means that you can wash it with a synthetic program. If there are two stripes at the bottom, you can wash the item at the wool program. Check the manual of your washing machine for instructions on how to select those programs and the temperature.
Wassymbolen Wash at 40 degrees Celcius. Pay attention! This image does not have a stripe on the bottom. If there is a stripe on the bottom it means that you can wash it with a synthetic program. If there are two stripes at the bottom, you can wash the item at the wool program. Check the manual of your washing machine for instructions on how to select those programs and the temperature.
Wassymbolen This item may not be washed in a washing machine and has to be washed by hand.
Wassymbolen This item may not be washed

Laundry symbols for drying
Wassymbolen You may use the dryer with a high temperature
Wassymbolen You may use the dryer, but only with a low temperature
Wassymbolen This piece of clothing may not be placed in a dryer

Laundry symbols for ironing
Wassymbolen This piece of clothing may be ironed on 200 degrees Celcius
Wassymbolen This piece of clothing may be ironed on 150 degrees Celcius
Wassymbolen This piece of clothing may be ironed on 110 degrees Celcius
Wassymbolen This piece of clothing may not be ironed

Laundry symbols regarding bleaching
Wassymbolen This piece of clothing may be treated with Chlorine
Wassymbolen This piece of clothing may not be treated with Chlorine

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