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What is "Washable" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 25-Feb-2023 (1 year, 3 months, 5 days ago)
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Washable
Materials that will not fade or shrink during washing or laundering. Labels should be read by the consumer to assure proper results. Do not confuse with 'wash-and-wear'.

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