The Limited Silk Blouse

Description of Garment:

 Red Silk Blouse

Manufacturer: The Limited

RN#: Not available

Care Label Instructions: Dryclean Only

Problem: The dyestuffs and sizing agents became soluble in perchloroethylene,
causing the blouse to fade and become lusterless when drycleaned as instructed by the care label.

Responsibility: The manufacturer's. This blouse failed when drycleaned in accordance with the care label instructions.

Recommendation: If this blouse fails when drycleaned, it should be returned to the place of purchase for a refund or exchange.

Drycleaner: Since there may be an issue with the serviceability of this blouse, the customer should be advised of the potential problem and a signed release of liability should be obtained prior to its acceptance for processing. We have no data as to the serviceability of this blouse in alternate solvent types

The NCA's Garment Analysis Laboratory examines thousands of garments every year for serviceability and FTC care labeling accuracy. The featured garment is a recurring item received for evaluation and, in testing, has failed to meet minimum industry standards. We have included the name or trade name of the fabric, the manufacturer, the RN number, if available, and a brief description of the problem.

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