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Textiles — Methods of simulating colour change during actual wear by means of laboratory colour-fastness tests

ISO/TR 12116:2008 describes four methods designed to simulate, by means of laboratory colour-fastness tests, the colour changes which take place in clothing during actual wear. The four methods are applicable to the following types of clothing:

  • sports clothing (method 1);
  • smocks and other shirt-like outer garments worn outdoors (method 2);
  • indoor clothing and underwear (method 3);
  • military uniforms (method 4).

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