Sanitize carpet with OxiClean™.
Sanitize carpet with OxiClean™.

How to Sanitize Carpet

Learn how to sanitize carpet with OxiClean™ Laundry & Home Sanitizer, our 3-in-1 formula that removes germs, stains and odors and is safe on floors and surfaces.

Spot Sanitizing a Carpet

To sanitize* your carpet:

  1. Fill the scoop to the top twice (269.4g) and add to one gallon of water.
  2. Saturate the surface until it is visibly wet.
  3. Scrub with moderate pressure for 30 seconds.
  4. Let stand 5 minutes.
  5. Allow to dry or blot with a clean cloth or sponge.

To Prevent Mold & Mildew on Carpet

OxiClean™ Laundry & Home Sanitizer is effective against Aspergillus niger and Penicillium variable. To prevent this mold and mildew from forming on your carpet:

  1. Fill the scoop to the top twice (269.4g) and add to one gallon of water.
  2. Saturate the surface until it is visibly wet.
  3. Air dry.
  4. Repeat every 28 days.

More ways to use OxiClean™ Laundry & Home Sanitizer

Looking for more ways to use OxiClean™ Laundry & Home Sanitizer? Check out our additional sanitizer resources:

How to sanitize & disinfect laundry
How to sanitize a fabric couch
How to disinfect bathroom tile

*Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonella enterica, Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella pneumonia, Escherichia coli 0157:H7

It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. Read and follow all directions and precautions on the product label. Do not use on food-contact surfaces. Always ensure powder is fully dissolved.