The button front long sleeve shirt is worn to protect against arc flash and flash fire. Tailored features make this shirt look and feel more like a casual dress shirt and less like a uniform. Features include high-temp durable Melamine buttons, double needle top stitching, covered chest pockets with a pen holder and tailor constructed cuffs. Generous arm openings, back pleats and a contoured fit maximize the wearer’s comfort. Benchmark’s 5.5oz flame resistant twill is made from combed cotton ring spun yarns, which yields a durable and lightweight material. The fabric is flame resistant for the life of the garments, non-allergenic, skin safe and will not react with sweat. When simple care instructions are followed the shirt will shrink less than 4-1/2% and can be home washed or commercially laundered. Detailed care instructions are sewn into the main label. Clean garment if soiled with contaminants or flammable material. Any material influencing flammability must be completely washed off the garment. Home washing is the preferred method for cleaning your flame resistant garments because even the most vigorous home wash will keep your garment looking better than an industrial service. If using a commercial laundry notify them that they are washing a flame resistant garments with instructions on the label. Home washing instructions are simple and mostly require leaving out extra chemicals during the home laundering process. Use normal or cotton cycle washing machine settings with warm water or normal temperature setting (140 degrees Fahrenheit). Store bought laundry detergent (i.e.: Tide® or All®) should be used. Do not use bleach, hydrogen peroxide or oxygenating agents (i.e.: OxyClean®) whether separate or contained within the detergent. Do not use lye based, or home-made soaps. Do not use fabric softeners. Tumble dry low or medium heat, avoid over drying and pressing with open steam. Do not use starch. Avoid excessively hard water, use softening agents (Calgon®) or water softening systems.