This national standard provides the specification for synthetic laundry detergent powder, herein referred to as detergent. It specifies the chemical and physical requirements identifying maximum minimum permissible limits of key parameters. It also covers essential ingredients, test methods requirements for packaging, labelling and sampling. This national standard is applicable to synthetic laundry detergent powder intended primarily washing household textile products using traditional washing machines, or by manual means.
This national standard does not apply to liquid laundry detergent. It does not include methods for measuring the performance of synthetic laundry detergent powder.