How to Remove Blood Stains
Minor injuries like scraped knees and paper cuts happen every day. Removing blood stains from clothing, carpet or upholstery can be a real challenge, and dried blood stains are even worse. Fortunately, a simple mixture of chlorine-free OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover powder can help eliminate stains. And for spot stains try OxiClean™ MaxForce™ Spray.
Removing Blood Stains with OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover Powder
If you need to remove a blood stain, act fast! Treat the stain as quickly as possible, and follow this easy process for the best results:
- Remove any excess blood stain by rinsing with cool water before pre-soaking the item.
- Fill the OxiClean™ scoop to line 4 per 1 gallon of water and mix well. For fresh blood stains, use cold water.
- Once the OxiClean™ has fully dissolved, submerge the blood-stained items. For best results, soak for six hours.
- Once stain is no longer visible, wash as normal with detergent and OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover.
Always test OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover on an inconspicuous area first. Rinse, and allow it to dry. OxiClean is safe on colorfast fabrics only. Always follow manufacturer’s instructions for the item for water temperature and for cleaning. Do not use on wool, wool blends, silk, silk blends, leather or on fabrics labeled dry-clean only.
Treat blood spot stains with OxiClean™ MaxForce™ Spray
After a small injury, removing a blood stain from clothing can only add to the pain. But the 5 Powerful Stain Fighters in OxiClean™ MaxForce™ can help you tackle tough stains like blood.
- Rinse blood stain in cold water.
- Spray directly onto the spot or stain until saturated.
- Treat now, wash later. Let stand for 5 minutes to up to one hour depending on the severity of the stain. For fabrics that are prone to color change, do not let stand longer than 5 minutes.
- Wash with detergent.
Always test OxiClean™ MaxForce™ Spray in an inconspicuous area prior to use. Can be used on all washable whites and colored fabrics (some colored fabrics may be prone to color change). Do not treat garment while wearing.
Additional Blood Stain Removal Resources
Looking for blood stain removal tips specific to clothes, carpet, upholstery, bedding or dried blood? Here are some additional resources:
Blood stains can be a pain, but other tough stains can try to stick around too! Food stains, such as coffee or ketchup, can also be hard to remove. But with OxiClean™ you can Get the Tough Stains Out! And combine with OxiClean™ detergent.