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Table 3 Color fastness to washing (color change and color staining) of untreated and chitosan-treated dyed jute fabric samples

From: Improving dyeability and antibacterial activity of Lawsonia inermis L on jute fabrics by chitosan pretreatment

Test fabric samples Washing fastness ratings
Color change Color staining
Acetate Cotton Nylon Polyester Acrylic Wool
A 4–5 4–5 4 4–5 4–5 4–5 4–5
B 4–5 4–5 4 4–5 4–5 4–5 4–5
C 4–5 4–5 3–4 4–5 4–5 4–5 4
D 4 4–5 3–4 4–5 4–5 4–5 4
E 4 4–5 3 4–5 4–5 4–5 4
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