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Do Not Tumble Dry

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Do Not Tumble Dry

Do Not Tumble Dry

A machine dryer may not be used. Usually accompanied by an alternate drying method symbol.


Graphical characteristics:
Symmetric, Closed shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has crossing lines.

Category: Laundry Care Symbols.

Do Not Tumble Dry is part of the Drying group.

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