Standard Historical Last Updated: Dec 02, 2022
ASTM D4231-14

Standard Practice for Evaluation of Launderable Woven Dress Shirts and Sports Shirts

Significance and Use

4.1 This practice may be used to evaluate pertinent performance characteristics of men's and boys' launderable woven dress shirts and sport shirts.

4.2 The characteristics to be evaluated and the acceptance criteria assigned to these areas shall be set by mutual agreement between purchaser and supplier.

4.3 The uses and significance of specific properties are discussed in the appropriate test methods and performance specifications.


1.1 This practice covers the evaluation of specific characteristics of importance in launderable woven dress shirts and sport shirts.

1.2 Any launderable woven dress shirt or sport shirt may be evaluated using this practice, but it shall not be construed to be a standard of performance.

1.3 This practice may be used by mutual agreement between the purchaser and supplier to establish purchasing specifications.

1.4 This practice is not intended to be used in the evaluation of woven dress shirts or sport shirts when drycleaned or hand-washed.

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Book of Standards Volume: 07.01
Developed by Subcommittee: D13.61
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.1520/D4231-14
ICS Code: 97.060