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AATCC LP2-2018e (2020), Home Laundering: Hand Washing
Developed in 2018 by AATCC Committee RA88 (supersedes Monograph 5). Reaffirmed 2020
This procedure is based on laundering methods originally developed as part of various AATCC standards. As a stand-alone laundering protocol, this procedure may be combined with other test methods, including those for appearance and care label verification. Procedures for home laundering using an automatic washing machine may be found in Laboratory Procedure 1, Home Laundering: Machine Washing.
1.Purpose and Scope
1.1 This procedure provides standard home laundering conditions using hand washing and line or flat drying.
1.2 This test is applicable to all fabrics and end products suitable for hand washing with detergent.
2.1 Home laundering procedures, including hand washing, hang drying, and flat drying are provided. The procedures described herein need to be combined with an appropriate test method, to obtain and interpret results.
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