Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM D3136-00

Standard Terminology Relating to Care Labeling for Apparel, Textile, Home Furnishing, and Leather Products


1.1 This terminology provides a uniform language for the disclosure of care instructions on labels that are to be attached to textile products and to leather, suede, and fur when these are used in combination with textiles.

1.2 In the United States, care labels must be attached permanently except when exempted by Federal Trade Commission regulation (see 2.2).

1.3 These definitions and descriptions employ common meanings used not only by textile technologists but by consumers.

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Book of Standards Volume: 07.01
Developed by Subcommittee: D13.62
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.1520/D3136-00
ICS Code: 59.080.01; 59.140.35