Wondering what laundry detergent to use for your wool clothes and blankets? The Woolmark Company has recently certified Pental's Softly Wool Wash as a superior laundry detergent for wool and it’s available in Australia.
The Woolmark Company has recently certified Pental's Softly Wool Wash as a superior laundry detergent for wool apparel care. This means that the Softly Wool Wash laundry detergent has been tested by an independent quality assurance authority and has passed the tests appropriate for Woolmark certification in apparel care. The process includes rigorous testing that assesses the detergents effect on:
- Colour fastness
- Wool fibre damage
- Presence of optical brightening agent
- Hydrogen ion concentration
- Cleansing efficiency
When using Softly Wool Wash make sure to follow the washing instructions:
Top Loaders: 1 cap
Front Loaders: 2/3 cap
Hand washing: ½ cap
Handwashing: Use ½ capful in a basin or medium sized bowl; 1 capful for a wash trough. Add and mix thoroughly through warm water before immersing garment.
Delicates: Gently squeeze the solution through the garment. Rinse thoroughly in lukewarm water and dry.
Woollens: Gently squeeze the solution through garment and soak for 5 minutes. Towel or spin dry.
Pental's Softly Wool Wash is Woolmark-certified for apparel care
Tip: When drying woollens, support the garment so that it can’t stretch under its own weight. Slow drying away from direct sunlight is best, with the garment turned inside out on flat towels.