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How to Remove Blood from Sheets and Mattresses

Blood stains on sheets are common, and they often soak through to the mattress. An OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover solution can remove blood stains from sheets and get blood out of mattresses.

Remove blood stains from bedding with OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover

Remove Blood Stains from Sheets Remove Blood Stains from Mattresses
The faster you act to clean blood stains from your sheets, the better your chances of removing them. Treat the stain as quickly as possible by following this easy 4-step process:
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1. Pre-Treat

Quickly remove any excess blood stain by rinsing with cool water before pre-soaking the item.

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2. Mix

Fill the scoop to line 4 per 1 gallon of water and mix OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover well to create a solution. Make sure the product has fully dissolved.

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3. Soak

For best results, soak blood-stained sheets for six hours.

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4. Wash

Wash as normal with detergent and OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover.

Always test OxiClean™ on an inconspicuous area first. Rinse, and allow to dry. Safe on colorfast fabrics only. Always follow item manufacturer’s instructions for water temperature and for cleaning. Do not use on wool, wool blends, silk, silk blends, leather or on fabrics labeled dry-clean only.

Use only on water-washable materials. Metals must not be soaked and must be rinsed immediately and thoroughly.
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