IEC Formulation Non-Phosphate Reference Detergent (A) with optical brightener

We maintain a comprehensive range of standardised soap and detergents, used for colour fastness and shrinkage testing. They are specified in many European, American and International standards.

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We have sophisticated production facilities, overseen by textile technologists, who ensure that the composition and performance of products are fully compliant with the specifications.


Our soaps and detergents are delivered in convenient and sturdy plastic tubs (2kg) or fibre drums (15 or 90kg), each labelled with a precise description and the relevant standards.

Relevant Standards: 

  • AATCC 124
  • AATCC 130
  • AATCC 135
  • AATCC 143
  • AATCC 150
  • AATCC 172
  • AATCC 179
  • AATCC 188
  • AATCC 61
  • AATCC 88B
  • AATCC 88C
  • AATCC 96
  • AATCC TM 190
  • BS 5651: 1989
  • EN 26330: 1990 (ISO 6330: 1984)
  • EN 26330: 1994 (ISO 6330: 1984)
  • EN ISO 105 C01-C05 (superceded by EN ISO 105-C10)
  • EN ISO 105 C06: 2010
  • EN ISO 105 C08
  • EN ISO 105 C09
  • EN ISO 105 C10
  • EN ISO 10525: 1995
  • EN ISO 10528: 1995
  • EN ISO 12138
  • EN ISO 6330:2000
  • IEC 60456
  • ISO 6330:1984

This product is IEC Formulation Non-Phosphate Reference Detergent (A) with optical brightener



A comprehensive range of reference detergents, specified in many European and International standards, for colour fastness and shrinkage testing.

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