Keep this information in mind when using iron-on labels:
- Labels are
made from non-toxic materials; however, attached labels are stiff,
and may rub or scratch the skin if direct contact occurs.
- Labels are
dry-cleanable and machine washable.
- Keep the
label length short (up to about half the width of the iron
soleplate). Labels that are too long may be difficult to attach or
may look distorted due to the expansion and contraction of the
- Trimming the
corners of the label before attaching it may help prevent it from
peeling off the fabric.
- If a label
does peel, you can re-apply by ironing; however, it may not adhere
as securely to the fabric.
applying a label to fabric that may be frequently washed or
dry-cleaned, it is recommended that the label be sewn on.
- When using a
steam iron, turn the steam off when ironing on the label.
- Once a label
is applied, it cannot be easily removed.
- Never clean
the labels with chemicals or solvents such as benzine, thinner, or
alcohol. Otherwise, the print on the label may become faint or
- If labels
are exposed to direct sunlight for long periods of time, yellowing
labels do not adhere to non-fabric materials such as paper or
- When using
bleach or spot detergent, make sure you test it in advance.