James Heal - Reference detergents for European and International standards (colour fasting and shrinkage testing)


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.

Why choose James Heal?

For over 40 years, we've supplied test materials to the highest standard of consistency, reliability and performance.

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Order direct

Buy your test materials directly from James Heal, with secure online card payments or PayPal, for less hassle and faster delivery.

James Heal - Quality assured test materials

Quality assured

Two in-house laboratories to check every batch. Zero tolerance to non-conformance: product is not released unless it meets the specification.

James Heal - Test materials in flexible pack sizes, pre-cut samples and more

Flexible pack sizes

Our extensive range means there will be a size suited to your level of testing. Pre-cut samples are available for a lot of our products, eliminating preparation time.

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