The most commonly found laundry care symbol, meaning that the item can be washed in the washing machine.
Do not wash! Garments with this symbol on the care label should be taken to a professional cleaner only. They must not be washed in a domestic washing machine or by hand.
The tub symbol indicates that the item can be machine washed at the maximum temperature shown in the tub. If there is no bar under the tub the garment can be washed using normal agitation, e.g. in a Cottons programme.
A single bar under the tub indicates that the garment should be washed using reduced agitation, for instance in a Delicates or Minimum iron programme.
Two bars under the tub indicate that the garment should be washed using very reduced agitation, for instance in the Delicates, Silks or Woollens programme.
Garments with the hand-wash symbol on the care label can be washed in a Miele washing machine using either the Woollens handcare or the Silks hand care programe, or they can be washed by hand at a temperature not exceeding 40ºC, Important: Do not wring or rub woollens when washing them.
Garment with one of these symbols can safely be tumble dried. the dots indicate the drying level as follows:
2 dots mean that the item can be dried at a normal temperature.
1 dot denotes caution - the item should be dried at a lowert temperature, and in Miele tumble dryers the additional Low temperature option can also be selected.
Garments with this symbol on the care label must not be dried in a tumble dryer.
After a short spin, hang the garment on the washing line to drip dry.
Place the item flat to dry.
Garments with one of these symbols on the care label can be safely ironed with a hand iron or a rotary ironer to remove creasing. The number of dots indicates the maximum recommended ironing or sole temperature for the fabric: 1 dot indicates approx 110ºC
2 dots indicates approx 150ºC
3 dots indicates approx 200ºC
Do not use steam on garments with a single dot on the ironing symbol as this may cause irreversible damage.
Do not iron. Items carrying this symbol should neither be ironed nor passed through a rotary ironer.
Item can safely be bleached.
Item should on no account be bleached.
Chemical dry cleaning
It is important to select the correct dry cleaning process for a given fabric. An A in the circle means that the fabric may be cleaned using any organic solvent.
F stands for hydrocarbons.
A line under the symbol indicates that a lower level of agitation ir required.
P indicates that the fabric should be cleaned using tetrachloroethylene or one of the solvents listed for symbol F.
A line under the symbol indicates that a lower level of agitation is required.
A circle with a cross throuh it means that the article should not be chemically dry-cleaned.
Garments with this care label are suitable for professional wet cleaning. A line under the symbol indicates that a lower level of agitation is required.