S&L - Washing Machine (voluntary)

Last updated: 27 September 2019

Voluntary standard and label for all types of washing machines covered under the scope of IEC 60456 and IS 302-2-7 meant for

household and similar use, being manufactured, imported and sold in India. Includes front lauders, semi-automatic and top loaders.

Valid until 31 December 2020.


a. Wash performance

b. Rinse performance

c. Energy consumption

d. Water consumption

e. 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.

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End uses covered
  • Appliances
  • Clothes washing