How to Get Blood out of Clothing

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Blood from minor injuries and accidents can stain your favorite clothes. Fortunately, removing blood stains from clothes can be as simple as soaking them in a solution of water and chlorine-free OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover powder for a few hours before laundering them as usual. And for spot stains try OxiClean™ MaxForce™ Spray.

4 Easy steps to remove blood stains from fabric with OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover Powder

To remove blood from your favorite jeans, underwear, shirts and more, act fast! Treat the stain as quickly as possible by following this easy process:

  1. Remove any excess blood stain by rinsing with cool water before pre-soaking the item.
  2. Fill the scoop to line 4 per 1 gallon of water and mix well to create a solution.
  3. Once the OxiClean™ has fully dissolved, submerge the blood-stained clothes in the solution. For best results, soak for six hours.
  4. Wash as normal with detergent and OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover.

Always test OxiClean™ on an inconspicuous area first. Rinse, and allow it 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.

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.

  1. Rinse blood stain in cold water.
  2. Spray directly onto the spot or stain until saturated.
  3. 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.
  4. Wash with detergent.

Always test OxiClean™ MaxForce™ 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.

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