The American Cleaning Institute (ACI)

Fabric Care

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Some clothes are easier to care for than others. Here are some guides for dealing with tricky fabrics, specific color groups, and links to our supporting topic pages. Explore laundry basics and a how-to list, good detergents, and precautions to take around children on laundry day!

Fabric Care Symbols

Don't guess - read the product label. It's the way to get the best possible results from any product - wash, after wash. There's more on the label than you might think. Here are some important clues to look for with our fabric care symbols guide. For more information, check out our Laundry Basics!

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