Overview of the care symbols – never again mini-clothes in the laundry drum!


The care symbols on the labels of the textiles always cause confusion. With the detailed explanation of the care symbols washing is no longer a problem. So that the quality of the textiles with the washing, is not lost, we explain the meaning of the care symbols.

Care symbols at a glance:

Wash temperature

Filled water bowl with the corresponding temperature

pflegesymbole für das waschen - feinwäsche waschen bis 40 grad


Delicates – washing up to 40 ° C

Fine and coloreds wash at up to 40 ° C.


pflegesymbole für das waschen - hygienewaschgang waschen bis 60 grad


Hygienic sanitary wash – Wash up to 60 ° C
Light and white linen or towels can usually be washed up to 60 ° C.



pflegesymbole für das waschen - kochwaesche waschen bis 90 grad


Cooking linen – washing up to 90 ° C
Wash laundry up to 90 ° C.



pflegesymbole für das waschen - handwäsche


A hand dipped in a wash bowl as a care symbol means that the textiles must not be washed in the washing machine. Here, the textiles should be washed in the sink or in the bathtub.


pflegesymbole für das waschen - nicht waschen


Do not wash
A crossed-out washbowl as a care symbol means that the textiles should not be washed privately at all. If necessary, these textiles can be brought to the cleaning.