New wool friendly iron supported by IWTO



International Wool Textile Organisation (IWTO) supports the new wool friendly iron PerfectCare launched by Philips.

At the beginning of this month, the Dutch electronics company Philips is launching a new innovative home iron which makes ironing of woollen garments easier.  The iron, with the name PerfectCare automatically offers the right combination of one
optimal temperature safe for use on all ironable fabrics, plus high steam pressure.

Philips PerfectCare Iron recommended by IWTO

Given IWTO approval

Research conducted by the DWI‐RWTH Aachen, one of the world’s leading independent research institutes on textiles, has scientifically tested and proven, that all animal fibres can be perfectly ironed by this new product.

Based on these research results, IWTO officially gives its recognition that this new product is approved for wool, cashmere and all products made of exotic luxury fibres.

These different animal fibres are not only naturally sustainable, renewable and biodegradable, they also have great wearing and handle properties. Wool keeps consumers warm in winter and cool in summer by giving superior comfort and a healthy wearer‐sensitive climate, which provides perspiration management and essential odour control. ‘Taking care of a woollen garment could not be easier’,

IWTO President Peter Ackroyd said, ‘when it comes to ironing, Philips PerfectCare helps consumers care for their woollen clothes, showing excellent ironing results with no risk of burns’. IWTO is delighted to endorse this new and innovative
product.

More information

International Wool and Textile Organisation – IWTO is the international body representing the interests of the world’s wool textile trade and industry. Our multi‐national membership includes woolgrowers, traders, primary processors, spinners, weavers, and garment manufacturers, together with retailers and other companies involved in wool related businesses.

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