Egyptian cotton is considered one of the best cottons all over the world in terms of quality, the most luxurious textiles and clothes are made from Egyptian cotton.
In the recent years, the Cotton Research Institute produced colored cotton as a mutation from the high quality traditional cotton. with color shades brown (from dark to light) and green adding to that its quality that matches with the superior quality of Egyptian cotton, where it was spun on counts 40/1, 50/1, 60/1 Ne , So that, the future for this The kind of Egyptian cotton are so promising.
The color fastness of Egyptian colored cotton was tested for more than fifty washes and the results were very good. It is known that all colored cottons are eco- friendly and economical cottons because they do not consume harmful chemicals in the finishing and dyeing processing beside save a quantity of water and energy wasted during the these process. Therefore, they are safe cottons for the environment and human health and are very suitable in the manufacture of clothes for children, the elderly and people who are sensitive to these chemicals. The colored Egyptian cotton was tested for bacteria resistance, and the results showed a great resistance to bacteria by 100% for dark brown cotton, 70-65% for light brown cotton, and 40% for green cotton, which qualifies it for use in the production of medical clothing, diabetic socks, children’s clothing, and others. It is known that the cottons that have resistance to bacteria are resistant to the smell of sweat and all unpleasant odors or the formation of yellow stains resulting from sweat.