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Table 7 Washing and light fastness of dyed fabrics

From: Extraction of eco-friendly natural dyes from mango leaves and their application on silk fabric

Mordant type Washing fastness Light fastness
Color change Color staining
Di-Acetate Bleached cotton Polyamide Polyester Acrylic Wool
No mordant (Reference dyed) 4 4/5 5 5 5 4/5 5 6
Ferrous sulfate 4 5 4/5 5 5 5 4 7
Ferrous sulfate + Alum 3/4 5 4/5 5 5 5 4 7
Ferrous sulfate + Alum + Tin 4 5 5 5 5 5 4 7
Alum 4/5 4/5 5 5 5 5 5 6
Alum + Tin 4/5 5 5 5 5 5 4/5 5
Tin 4/5 5 5 4/5 5 4/5 5 5
Tin + CT 5 4/5 5 4/5 5 4/5 5 7
Alum + Tin + TA 4 4/5 5 4/5 5 4/5 5 6
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