Chemical substances used by the bleacher to remove all traces of chlorine from a fabric. They are frequently used for the treatment of cloths with coloured borders.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • antichlors — n. substance which removes chlorine (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Antichlor — An antichlor is a substance used to remove the excess of chlorine. Typical antichlors are sodium bisulfite and sodium thiosulfite. The antichlor is usually added right before the end of the bleaching process. It is mainly used on fiber, textiles …   Wikipedia