As one of the commonly used home textile products, towels often contact with human skin and have a vital impact on people’s health. The first towel in the world was born in 1850 and made in The United Kingdom. It has a history of more than 160 years. It is the textile product with the shortest development time and the fastest development speed.And there are a lot of things to pay attention to.
Faced with the variety of towels on the market, how should you choose? What are the key quality indicators of towels? What are the key points of towel detection? How to care for our towels? These are all “common sense” we need to have.
Precautions for purchasing towels:
1.Consumers should try their best to buy products from regular manufacturers in large shopping malls, supermarkets and specialty stores. Qualified towel products should have standardized marks, which are mainly composed of 9 aspects, namely product name, implementation standard, factory name and address, quality grade, fiber content, specification and model, washing mark, safety category, and certificate of conformity.
2, look at the appearance. When choosing a towel, check whether the surface of the towel is neatly sewn, the ring is smooth, and the dyeing is even. Touch towel with hand, good cotton towel feel fluffy, soft and no greasy feeling, hold in the fist soft and elastic, beat no plush off.
3, water absorption: good water absorption towel, water droplets can be quickly absorbed; The towel that absorbs water badly, water drop goes up can form water bead.
4. Color fastness: towels with good color fastness can still be bright and clear after a long time of use. Towels with poor colour fastness can fade easily and are harmful to the skin.
5, smell: a good towel does not smell. If there is candle smell or ammonia smell, it indicates excessive softener; If there is sour taste, PH value may exceed the standard; If there is a pungent taste, it shows that the use of formaldehyde fixing agent, free formaldehyde precipitation.
Precautions for using towels:
1. A large number of bacteria will remain after a long time when the towel is in contact with the human body. It is recommended to replace it regularly according to the frequency of use. Generally, it should be replaced after 3 months of use. After each use, it should be cleaned and put in a ventilated place to dry.
2. Multi-use one towel or sharing towels with others will greatly increase the chance of bacterial transmission and may cause cross infection, which should be resolutely avoided. Towels should be dedicated, dedicated towel.
3, microfiber towel is not resistant to high temperature, will affect the use effect due to the destruction of fiber structure, so can not use high temperature disinfection; Rinse with clean water after daily use or add appropriate amount of detergent to wash with clean water. Because of its strong adsorption, when washing or drying, try to avoid cleaning with other easy to lose hair towel, to prevent fine hair or other dirt and affect the use effect.
If you want to have a clean and sanitary quality towel, not only need to pay more attention to the selection, daily disinfection and maintenance is also very important, and, with the continuous progress of science and technology, with all kinds of high-functional antibacterial towels have entered thousands of households, improve the service life of towels at the same time, to protect consumers healthier life.
Post time: Jun-13-2022