What are those symbols on the tags?
The symbols on the Tags are care instruction. Each symbol represents a special care instruction with variations of each one. These were created to help consumers in the North American Free Trade Agreement the ability to understand care instruction without having to write the instructions in written words.
This is a more detailed list from TEXTILE INDUSTRY AFFAIRS. If you are new to the homemaking business print this out and place it in plastic page protectors and put in your laundry room. I prefer this chart.
GUIDE TO COMMON HOME LAUNDERING AND DRYCLEANING SYMBOLS (pdf)
Understanding these symbols and following their guidelines will ensure the quality and life-spam of your clothes.