Voluntary standard and label for all types of washing machines covered under the scope of IEC 60456 and IS 302-2-7 meant forhousehold and similar use, being manufactured, imported and sold in India. Includes front lauders, semi-automatic and top loaders. Valid until 31 December 2020. Covers: a. Wash performanceb. Rinse performancec. Energy consumptiond. Water consumptione. Water extraction performance (residual water content) Star rating based on per-cycle energy consumption per kg (kWh/cycle/kg), with energy consumption measured as per methodology specified in IEC 60456:2010.