Recommend expanding the scope of D5489-13 to include commercially available alternative solvents. This update addresses the existing gap between current market practices and the ASTM 5489-13 standards, as well as the gap that will exist when the proposed revisions to the FTCs Care Labeling Rule is promulgated. Note: this revision, if approved, would require with corollary editorial update to D3136-13, also included.
Keywordsbleaching; care instructions; care label; care symbol; consumer textile product; drycleaning; drying; ironing; permanent care label; pressing; washing;
Ballot Item Approved as D5489-2014 and Pending Publication