product care

To ensure you get the best out of your Macpac garments, we recommend following these washing and care instructions.

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DOWN & INSULATION CARE

PRIMALOFT® INSULATION CARE

For products filled with 100% Primaloft® GOLD or Primaloft® SILVER, including Pulsar jackets, Hybrid jackets and kids Pulsar jackets.

  • Wash only as necessary
  • Warm hand was in non-detergent pure soap
  • Handle with care when wet
  • Rinse well until water is suds free
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not use fabric softener
  • Line dry in shade

DOWN CARE

For products filled with 80/20 Duck Down or 90/10 Duck Down, including Halo jackets, Orbit jackets, Orbit vests, Supanova jackets, Sundowner jackets, Sundowner vests, Uber Light jackets, Uber Light vests, Urban vests, Terra vests, Car coats, Meridian jackets, Textured long coats, Solstice coats, Lightweight jackets, and Lightweight coats.

  • Wash only as necessary
  • Warm hand was in non-detergent pure soap
  • Handle with care when wet
  • Rinse well until by gently kneading the down
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not use fabric softeners
  • Dry flat in shade initially then tumble dry on low heat several times to separate the clumps of down
  • Do not dry clean

  

RAINWEAR CARE

GENERAL RAINWEAR CARE

For products made with water-resistant or waterproofed 100% nylon, including Copland jackets, Rime jackets, Dispatch jackets, Jetstream kids jackets and pants.

  • Cold machine wash at 30°C on gentle cycle
  • Recommend pure soap
  • Do not use biological products
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not use fabric softeners
  • Cool tumble dry
  • Cool iron
  • Do not dry clean

TECHNICAL RAINWEAR CARE

For products made with water-proofed 100% nylon, including Lightweight Prophet jackets and Prophet XPD jackets.

  • Warm machine wash at 40°C on gentle cycle
  • Recommend pure soap
  • Do not use biological products
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not use fabric softeners
  • Cool tumble dry
  • Cool iron
  • Do not dry clean

 

PACK-IT-JACKET & PANTS CARE

For products made with water-proofed 100% nylon, including Pack-It-Jacket and Pack-It-Pants.

  • Cold machine wash at 30°C
  • Close zips
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Line dry in shade
  • Do not iron
  • Do not dry clean

  

COTTON CARE

T-SHIRTS CARE

For products made with 100% cotton, including our mens, womens and kids t-shirts.

  • Cold machine wash at 30°C with similar colours
  • Do not bleach
  • Line dry inside out
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Warm iron on inside of garment
  • Do not dry clean

HOODIES CARE

For products made with 95% cotton 5% polyester, including our hoodies and some t-shirts.

  • Cold machine wash at 30°C with similar colours
  • Do not bleach
  • Line dry inside out
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Cool iron on inside of garment
  • Do not dry clean

STRETCHY T-SHIRTS CARE

For products made with 80% cotton 20% polyester, including womens t-shirts.

  • Cold machine wash at 30°C with similar colours
  • Do not bleach
  • Line dry inside out
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Warm iron on inside of garment
  • Do not dry clean

STRETCHY HOODIES CARE

For products made with 60% cotton and 40% polyester, including our kids hoodies and adult hoodies.

  • Cold machine wash at 30°C with similar colours
  • Do not bleach
  • Line dry inside out
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Cool iron on inside of garment
  • Do not dry clean

  

FLEECE

PONTETORTO® CARE

For products made with 100% polyester, including our Tui, Kepler, Mavora, Dart and Pepe kids fleeces.

  • Cold machine wash at 30°C
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not use fabric softeners
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Do not iron
  • Do not dry clean

POLARTEC® GRIDFLEECE CARE

For products made or including fleece made with 94% polyester and 6% elastane (Polartec® Gridfleece), including our Mountain, Energy and Llama fleece jackets.

  • Cold machine wash at 30°C
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not wring
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Line dry in shade
  • Do not iron
  • Do not dry clean

POLARTEC® POWERSTRETCH FLEECE

For products made or including fleece made with 91% polyester and 9% elastane (Polartec® Powerstretch), including our Traverse active tights.

  • Cold machine wash at 30°C
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not wring
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Line dry in shade
  • Do not iron
  • Do not dry clean

 

POLYESTER THERMALS

GEOTHERMALS

For products made with 100% polyester, including our adults and kids geothermals.

  • Warm machine wash at 40°C
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not use fabric softeners
  • Do not iron
  • Do not dry clean

PROTHERMALS

For products made with 90% polyester and 10% elastane, including our technical prothermals.

  • Warm machine wash at 40°C
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not use fabric softeners
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Do not iron
  • Do not dry clean

  

MERINO CARE

GENERAL MERINO CARE

For products made with 100% merino wool, including our 150 merino thermals, 210 merino thermals, and 180 merino t-shirts.

  • Cold hand or gentle machine wash at 30°C
  • Use Woolmark approved detergent
  • Do not bleach or spot clean
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Cool iron if required
  • Do not dry clean

MERINO HOODIES CARE

For products made with 95% merino wool and 5% elastane, including our Miro and Lacebark hoodies, Lancewood and Ribbonwood hoodies.

  • Cold hand or gentle machine wash at 30°C
  • Use Woolmark approved detergent
  • Do not bleach or spot clean
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Cool iron if required
  • Do not dry clean

MERINO ACCESSORIES

For accessory products made with 100% merino, including neck gaiters, beanies, scarves and balaclavas.

  • Cold hand or gentle wash at 30°C
  • Use Woolmark approved detergent
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not spot clean
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Cool iron if required
  • Do not dry clean

 

ACTIVE OUTDOORS CARE

DURABLE NYLON CARE

For products made with 89% nylon and 11% polyurethane, including our mountain bike shorts.

  • Cold machine wash at 30°C separately
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not use fabric softeners
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Do not iron
  • Do not dry clean

ACTIVE NYLON CARE

For products made with 54% nylon and 46% polyester, including our Rapid active tops and tees.

  • Cold machine wash at 30°C separately
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not use fabric softeners
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Line dry in the share
  • Do not iron
  • Do not dry clean

ACTIVE POLYESTER CARE

For products made with 100% polyester, including our Warp active tops and tees.

  • Warm machine wash at 40°C
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not use fabric softeners
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Do not iron
  • Do not dry clean

TRAMPING SHORTS CARE

For products made with 85% nylon and 15% elastane, including our Fast Track shorts.

  • Cold machine wash at 30°C with similar colours
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not use fabric softeners
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Cool iron
  • Do not iron print
  • Do not dry clean

 

 

TREK & TRAVEL CARE

TRAVEL SHIRTS CARE

For products made with 54% nylon and 46% polyester, or 51% nylon and 49% polyester, 100% nylon, and 95% nylon and 5% elastane including our Traveller shirts, Voyager shirts and Anatori shirts.

  • Cold machine wash at 30°C
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not use fabric softeners
  • Low heat tumble dry
  • Cool iron
  • Do not dry clean

TRAVEL SHORTS & SKIRTS CARE

For products made with 94.5% nylon and 5.5% elastane, or 94% nylon and 6% elastane, and 58% cotton 33% polyester and 3% elastane, including Drift shorts, Pipi skirt, Voyager pants and Rockover pants and shorts.

  • Cold machine wash at 30°C
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not use fabric softener
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Cool iron
  • Do not dry clean

DURABLE TRAVEL SHORTS & PANTS CARE

For products made with 89% nylon and 11% polyurethane, including Trekker shorts and pants.

  • Cold machine wash at 30°C separately
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not use fabric softener
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Do not iron
  • Do not dry clean

 

 

OUTDOOR LIFESTYLE CARE

POLYCOTTON PANTS & SHORTS

For products made with 65% polyester and 35% cotton, including Transit shorts and pants.

  • Cold machine wash at 30°C
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not use fabric softener
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Cool iron
  • Do not dry clean

POLYESTER SHIRTS

For products made with 65% recycled polyester and 35% organic cotton, including Journey shirts.

  • Cold machine wash at 30°C
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not use fabric softener
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Cool iron
  • Do not dry clean

POLYESTER HOODIES

For products made with 36% nylon 50% polyester and 14% elastane, including Cadence hoody.

  • Cold machine wash at 30°C
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not use fabric softeners
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Cool iron
  • Do not dry clean

TRAMPING COTTON SHORTS

For products made with 60% cotton and 40% polyester, including Exit Cargo shorts.

  • Cold machine wash at 30°C
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not use fabric softener
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Cool iron
  • Do not dry clean

NYLON TRAMPING PANTS & SHORTS

For products made with 100% nylon, or 66% nylon 27% polyester and 7% elastane, including Otira shorts, Nomad shorts and pants.

  • Cold machine wash at 30°C
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not use fabric softener
  • Low heat tumble try
  • Cool iron
  • Do not dry clean

 

 

SOFTSHELL CARE

GENERAL SOFTSHELL CARE

For products made with 100% polyester, 89% nylon and 11% polyurethane, or 93% nylon 7% elastane, including Sabre jackets and vests, Sefton jacket, Nemesis pants, and kids Sabre jackets.

  • Cold machine wash at 30°C separately
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not use fabric softener
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Line dry in shade
  • Do not iron
  • Do not dry clean

WOOL POLYESTER CARE

For products made with 43% wool, 39% polyester and 18% nylon, including Birchwood jackets.

  • Hand or Warm machine wash at 40°C
  • Do not bleach
  • Low temperature tumble dry
  • Line dry in shade
  • Do not iron
  • Do not dry clean

TECHNICAL SOFTSHELL CARE

For products made with 89% polyester and 11% elastane, including Fitzroy jackets and pants.

  • Warm machine wash at 40°C
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not use fabric softener
  • Cool tumble dry
  • Line dry in shade
  • Cool iron
  • Do not dry clean

ACTIVE NYLON POLYESTER CARE

For products made with 100% nylon outer and 100% polyester lining, including Sonic jackets.

  • Hand or gentle Warm machine wash at 40°C
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not use fabric softeners
  • Do not spot clean
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Do not iron
  • Do not dry clean

SOFTSHELL MERINO CARE

For products made with 100% nylon outer and 100% merino lining, including Pukaki jacket and pants.

  • Cold machine wash at 30°C
  • Do up any zippers before wash
  • Use Woolmark approved detergent
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not spot clean
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Cool iron
  • Do not dry clean