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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Atkinson

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Meat Juices: Scrape for with dull blade. Pre-soak in cold or luke warm water for thirty minutes. Wash with detergent and bleach safe for fabric.;;
Mildew: Pre-treat as soon as possible with detergent. Wash. If any stain remains, sponge with lemon juice and salt. Dry in sun. Wash , using hottest water, detergent and bleach for fabric. NOTE: Mildew is very hard to remove; treat promptly.
Milk, Cream, Ice Cream: Pre-soak in cold or warm water for 30 minutes. Wash. Sponge any grease spots with non-flammable dry cleaning solvent. Wash again.
Nail Polish: Sponge with polish remover or banana oil. Wash. If stain remains sponge with denatured alcohol to which a few drops of ammonia have been added. Wash again. Do not use nail polish remover or acetate on triacetate fabrics.
Paint: Oil based: sponge stains with turpentine, cleaning fluid or paint remover. Pre-treat and wash in hot water. For old stains, sponge with banana oil and then with non-flammable dry cleaning solvent. Wash again.
Water based: scrape off paint with dull blade. Wash with detergent in water as hot as is safe for fabric.
Tea: Sponge or soak with cold water as soon as possible. Wash using detergent and bleach safe for fabrics.

Directions:
Directions:
Perspiration: Sponge fresh stain with ammonia, old stain with vinegar. Pre-soak in cold or warm water. Rinse. Wash in hottest water safe for fabric. If fabric is yellowed use bleach. If stain still remains, dampen and sprinkle with meat tenderizer, crushed aspirin or pepsin. Let stand one hour. Brush off and wash. For persistent odor, sponge with colorless mouthwash.
Rust: Soak in lemon juice and salt or oxalic acid solution ( 3 T oxalic acid to 1 pint warm water.) A commercial rust remover may be used. CAUTION: HANDLE POISONOUS RUST REMOVERS CAREFULLY. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. NEVER USE OXALIC ACID OR ANY RUST REMOVER AROUND WASHER OR DRYER AS IT CAN DAMAGE THE FINISH. SUCH CHEMICALS
MAY ALSO REMOIVE PERMANENT PRESS FINISHES.
Scorch: Wash with detergent and bleach safe for fa. Rinse well. On heavier scorching, cover stain with cloth dampened with hydrogen peroxide. Cover this with dry cloth and press with hot iron. Rinse well. CAUTION: VERY SEVERE SCORCHING CANNOT BE REMOVED BECAUSE OF FABRIC DAMAGE.
Soft Drinks: Sponge immediately with cold water and alcohol. Hear and detergent may set the stain.

 

 

 

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