To help keep fabrics soft and fluffy and reduce static cling, friction and wrinkling.
They make clothes last longer and better retain their shape and colour by conditioning and smoothing the fibres in the fabric.
Clothes and linens will smell fragrant for longer and will be easier to iron.
To help to protect sensitive skin because the friction of the textiles on the skin is reduced when fabric softener is used.
This icon was officially endorsed by the United Nations in mid 2019 and included in the GHS Sub-committee guidelines (Globally Harmonized System of classification and labelling of chemicals).
Dose fabric softener into the small compartment of your detergent drawer which may have a star or flower icon.
Take care not to spill any undiluted liquid fabric softener directly onto your clothes, as it could stain. If you accidentally get undiluted fabric softener on your clothes, rub the area with liquid detergent or a prewash stain remover and rewash.
Whenever you can, use concentrated products – you don’t need to use as much, so you buy less, save money and reduce packaging waste.
Both liquid and sheet fabric softener may be used on clothes containing polyester, but sheet fabric softeners may stain polyester fabrics.
Check the instructions on the packaging before using a dryer sheet, if you have polyester articles in your laundry.
Read the care label of your garment before using fabric softener.