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Product Care

Laundering Instructions


 

Carolina Protect Cotton and Cotton Blends 

Shirts: IXXX7, IBW7, IHV7CX,  IXXWS, IXX7WS
Pants: P-INCXXT9, P-XXX7, P-INDM10, P-INDM10U, P-INDC10, D-PIND, L-PFRD10M
Bibs & Coveralls: B13FRDN, CVFRD7, CVEFR7, CVIN9
Outerwear: JUFR7, JCFRWS9, JTFRWS9, PKFRWS9, BIFRWS9, CIFRWS9
Headwear: PKHDWS, HDWS, LAP-6CFR

Clean garment thoroughly.

Detergent only.

Pretreat stains.

Dry cleanable. Dry cleaning is not recommended for denim because of possible loss of color.

Wash up to 122° F (50° C).

No chlorine bleach or hydrogen peroxide either separately or in detergents.

No softeners. No starch.

Tumble dry low. Remove Promptly.

 


 

Westex 88/12 Blends

Shirts: GOS6, GOS7, GOSAC7, L-SFRAC
Pants: P-BWCJ85, P-XXXAC, L-PFRAC
Coveralls: GOCD6, GOCD7, L-GOCD6

Clean garments turned inside out for best results (wash and dry).

Clean garment thoroughly.

Softened water for better results.

Detergent only.

Do not use silicate supplemented detergents.

Pretreat stains.

Dry cleanable.

Recommended wash temperature is 140˚ F (60˚ C). Wash up to 165˚ F (75˚ C) for heavy stains.

No chlorine bleach or hydrogen peroxide either separately or in detergents.

No softeners. No starch.

Tumble dry permanent press between 140 ° F - 165° F (60° C - 74 ° C). Remove Promptly.

To minimize washer induced wrinkles, water temperature is reduced in each succeeding rinse cycle from 145-165 ° F (60-75° C) until the last operation where it should be 100 ° F (38° C) or lower.

 


 

Westex DH and DH Air

Shirts: DHS5, DHS6, L-SFRDH6
Pants: P-DH6XXCP, L-PFRDHC6
Coveralls: CVDHF6

Clean garment thoroughly.

Detergent only. Synthetic, heavy-duty liquid detergent is recommended.

Pretreat stains.

Softened water for better results.

Wash up to 140 ° F (60° C).

No chlorine bleach or hydrogen peroxide either separately or in detergents.

No softeners. No starch.

Tumble dry. Remove Promptly.

Steam or dry iron on low, when needed.

 


 

DNA FR Denim Wash and Care

Pants: P-INDFC11, L-PFRSD11M

Clean garment thoroughly.

Detergent only.

Pretreat stains.

Machine wash warm up to 140˚ F (60˚ C).

No chlorine bleach or hydrogen peroxide either separately or in detergents.

No softeners.

Tumble dry low, max 160 ° F (71 ° C). Remove Promptly.

 


 

Pyrosafe FR Blend Knits

Shirts: FRT-HJE HVX, FRT-HJE, FRT-USHLSP6
Outerwear: SWHFR14, SWHFR14Z
Headwear: M-FRKXX6, M-FRKXX7, NG-FRRXX7, BALDFRD7

Clean garment thoroughly.

Clean garments turned inside out for best results (wash and dry).

Detergent only.

Wash temperature max 120 ° F for home laundering.
Wash up to 165 ° F with a quality detergent for industrial laundering.
No chlorine bleach separately or in detergents.

No softeners. No starch.

Do not use tallow soap, i.e., containing animal fat.

Do not overload washer.

Use high water level.

Do not use extreme heat or over dry.

Industrial wash: Max stack temperature 165 ° F (basket temperature should not exceed 280 ° F)

Home wash: Tumble dry using permanent press settings.

Garments may be touched up with an iron on permanent press setting if needed.

 


 

Nomex Wash and Care

Shirts: NXSC45
Pants: P-NXC6
Coveralls: NXCD45, NXCCE45

Clean garment thoroughly.

Detergent only.

Pretreat stains.

Machine wash up to 140˚ F (60˚ C).

Dry cleaning for grease or oil stain removal.

Only oxygen based bleach when needed.

No softeners, no starch, no other laundry additives that contain flammable chemicals.

Tumble dry low, max 160 ° F (71 ° C). Remove Promptly.

Do not store in sunlight.

 


 

Fabric Care Guides

Care and Maintenance Instructions for Garments made with Carolina Protect® Fabrics - Cotton and Cotton Blends
Westex® Laundry Guide - Westex DH® & DH Air®
Westex® Laundry Guide - Westex UltraSoft® & UltraSoft AC® 88/12 Blend
Nomex® Wash and Care Instructions
DNA Technical Fabrics FR Denim Wash & Care Instructions - FR Comfort Flex Denim
PyroSafe by antex® Care Instructions  - FR Blend Knits

 


 

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