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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 3 Colorfastness to washing (color change and color staining) of henna dyed polyester fabric samples

From: Coloration of polyester fiber with natural dye henna (Lawsonia inermis L.) without using mordant: a new approach towards a cleaner production

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