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What is your reaction if somebody spills sauce onto your new shirt or dress when you’re having a nice meal? Have you ever been annoyed if the stain cannot be cleaned off? Stain release properties are therefore important in protecting you from these bad experiences.
Stain release, often called soil release, is a key function reflecting the ability of fabrics to release oily stains during home laundering, and is an easy-care performance feature for garments.
How can you add value to your products by providing evidence of good stain release features?
Demonstrate the durability of apparel for its easy-clean function
Prove easy-care performance by simplifying the removal of stains in the laundry
Save time and reduce chemicals required to clean off dirt
Be sustainable by prevent multiple washes to remove the stain
Intertek Hong Kong supports soil release testing by numerous testing methods:
CNS 11309 L3218
FZ/T 24012 Annex A
GB/T 30159.1 (only liquid stain)
KS K 0610
Soil release under UVA exposure (self-cleaning fabric)