Child sitting cross-legged outside with a scrape and dried blood on his left knee. Child sitting cross-legged outside with a scrape and dried blood on his left knee.

How to Remove Dried Blood Stains

Treating stains immediately is best, but you can’t always treat every stain before it dries. Dried blood stains can be especially tough to remove, but with OxiClean™, there’s hope!

Treating & Removing Dried Blood Stains

OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover OxiClean™ Max Force™ Spray
To give yourself the best chance of removing dried blood stains from clothes or surfaces using OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover, follow these steps:
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1. Rinse

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

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2. Fill

Fill scoop to line 4 per 1 gallon of water and mix well.

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3. Soak

Submerge the blood-stained items for six hours.

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4. Wash

Wash as normal with laundry detergent and an extra scoop of OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover. That’s how you use OxiClean™ to remove dried blood stains.

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. For best results, treat stains while fresh. Always refer to the packaging for directions.
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