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AATCC LP5-2023, Lab Procedure for Home Laundering with Bleach
Developed in 2023 by AATCC Committee RA88.
This procedure is based on laundering
methods and parameters originally developed
as part of various AATCC standards.
As a stand-alone laundering protocol,
it may be combined with other test
methods, including those for appearance
and care label verification
Purpose and Scope
1.1 This procedure provides standard
conditions for home laundering with
bleach, using an automatic washing machine.
Option 1 is for sodium hypochlorite
(“chlorine bleach”). Option 2 is for
sodium percarbonate (“non-chlorine
1.2 This test is applicable to all fabrics
and end products suitable for home laundering.
It may be used to determine
whether a sample is suitable for laundering
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