Both products are manufactured on site at James Heal and go through stringent quality control checks at numerous points in the manufacturing process.


Multifibre DW complies with ISO 105-F10.

It consists of individual strips of the following components:

  1. Diacetate
  2. Bleached Cotton
  3. Polyamide
  4. Polyester
  5. Acrylic
  6. Wool


Multifibre LW is approved by Marks & Spencer and complies with C3.

It consists of individual strips of the following components:

  1. Regenerated Cellulose
  2. Bleached Cotton
  3. Polyamide
  4. Polyester
  5. Acrylic
  6. Wool


The difference is in strip 1 - Multifibre LW contains regenerated cellulose instead of diacetate as it is considered to have more relevance to fibres used in modern apparel fabrics.


To aid identification between the two, Multifibre LW has a black thread in the selvedge.


The yarn used for this strip has been thoroughly tested for colour fastness.


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