Many care labels on textiles contains symbols to show how to best launder and take care of the product. These care labels are found on most textiles including towels and linens.

Here is an example of a care label and the symbols used to explain how to launder the textile.

laundry care label

In the above example, you can use the chart below to determine that this should be washed in warm water, dried using medium heat, and use a non-chlorine bleach.

care label symbols