Standard Terminology of Writing Care Instructions and General Refurbishing Procedures for Textile Floor Coverings and Textile Upholstered Furniture
|Publication Date:||1 January 1996|
|ICS Code (Textiles in general):||59.080.01|
1.1 This terminology provides a uniform language for the writing of care instructions to be supplied with carpets, rugs, and upholstered furniture, excluding leather. These items cannot be refurbished by the laundering and drycleaning methods used for apparel and other domestic textile products.
1.2 This document includes tables of care terms and general refurbishing procedures for textile floor coverings and textile upholstered furniture. The exact care instructions and sequence of procedures are to be determined by the manufacturer.
1.3 The recommended terminology covers common meanings used by both textile technologists and consumers.
1.4 Terminology for the following two groups of products is covered:
1.4.1 Carpets and rugs.
1.4.2 Upholstered furniture.
1.5 This terminology is not applicable to unattached fabrics, such as slipcovers, used for covering furniture.