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MP663, Reviewed June 2009

Stain Removal From Washable Fabrics

Protein stains

To remove protein stains

  1. Pretreat by rubbing in undiluted liquid hand dishwashing detergent. Launder in hottest water safe for fabric.
  2. Treat blood stains immediately. First run cold water through stain. Then treat as above. For a blood stain that is not completely removed by this process, wet the stain with hydrogen peroxide and a few drops of ammonia. Do not leave in this mixture longer than 15 minutes. Rinse with cool water.

References

MP663, reviewed November 2002

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