James Heal detergent powder for laundry textile testing

Detergents

A comprehensive range of reference detergents, specified in many European and International standards, for ​colour fastness and shrinkage testing. Produced in-house by our own textile technologists, we can ensure that the composition and performance of products is fully compliant with the specifications.

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We manufacture a comprehensive range of standardised soaps and detergents, which are used for both colour fastness and shrinkage testing. Following the relevant regulations as specified in both American, European, and International standards.

Our 'made in the UK' commitment remains consistent across both bulk detergent manufacturing and individual parts. Leading us to implement a comprehensive quality control flow process for each tonnage that we produce. With independent and external laboratories carrying out the final stage by rigorously testing our detergents, ensuring their compliance with the strict specifications that are in place.

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​All our detergents are subject to rigorous performance testing - within our own in-house lab and external laboratories

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Delivered in plastic tubs (2kg) or fibre drums (15kg), with AATCC detergents supplied in either 2kg, 15kg or 90kg drums

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​We stock the full range of AATCC detergents for American standards and test methods

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  • EN ISO 105 C01-C05 (superceded by EN ISO 105-C10)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

Sizes


  • ECE Formulation Non-Phosphate Reference Detergent (A) Without Optical Brightener - Tub (2kg)
  • ECE Formulation Phosphate Reference Detergent (B) Without Optical Brightener - Tub (2kg)
  • IEC Formulation Non-Phosphate Reference Detergent (A) With Optical Brightener - Tub (2kg)
  • IEC Formulation Phosphate Reference Detergent (B) With Optical Brightener - Tub (2kg)
  • AATCC 1993 Non-Phosphate Reference Detergent With Optical Brightener - Tub (2kg)
  • AATCC 1993 Non-Phosphate Reference Detergent Without Optical Brightener - Tub (2kg)