The International Association For Textile Care Labelling

The symbols are protected by trademarks. Their use is dependent on a contract with GINETEX.

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GINETEX has the following objectives :

  • to define symbols for textile care at an international level
  • to define the regulations for the use of the symbols
  • to promote the use of the care symbols
  • to acquire all markings and all rights relative to the symbols
  • to register the symbols, both national and international
  • to insure protection for all marks and symbols as adopted in all member countries of the Association
  • to conclude all agreements liable to the promotion of the above-mentioned objectives
  • in general, to take all measures and carry out all actions in order to promote the above objectives, either directly or indirectly