Fundamental Change to EN ISO 105-D01

Colour Fastness to Dry Cleaning

In June 2010 a new version of ISO 105-D01 was published. Besides the usual updates to normative standard references the document includes a major change to the test procedure and to the reporting of test results.

Henceforeward the adjacent fabrics (ISO 105-F01 to 07) or multi-fibre strip type DW or TV (ISO 105-F10) have to be used along with the test specimen.

The present version requires that colour change to the specimen be reported as before. However, the assessment of solvent staining is no longer needed. Staining of the adjacent fabric or multi-fibre strip is now required and staining is rated using the grey scales defined in ISO 105-A03.