How to Wash Dark Clothes and Prevent Fading

Scared to wash your dark clothes? Add OxiClean™ Dark Protect™ along with your regular detergent to help prevent fading.

Protect dark and black clothes from fading

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Looking for cleaner dark clothes that look newer, longer? Follow this easy process to wash black clothes without fading:
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1. Wash

For best results, simply use in-wash with a cold water setting. There’s no need to soak. Launder in the gentlest washer and dryer cycle recommended by the garment care label.

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2. In Standard Machines

Add OxiClean™ Dark Protect™ BEFORE adding laundry. For regular loads fill scoop to line 2. For large loads, use more.

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3. In HE Machines

Add OxiClean™ Dark Protect™ directly to the drum BEFORE adding laundry. For regular loads, fill scoop to line 2. For large loads, use more. Do not mix OxiClean with detergent in the dispenser. Read your HE owner’s manual for additional instructions.

Always read caution and instructions on package before use. Test OxiClean™ Dark Protect™ on an inconspicuous area first. Rinse, and allow it to dry. Safe on colorfast fabrics only. Always follow manufacturer’s instructions for water temperature and cleaning garments and other items. Do not use on wool, wool blends, silk, silk blends, leather or on fabrics labeled dry-clean only.
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