How to Remove Yellow Stains Left by Oxiclean

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Oxiclean, an oxygen bleach, is the brand name of a cleaning agent that removes stains and dirt from both hard and soft surfaces. Unlike pure bleach, Oxiclean is safe to use on most fabrics, floors, bathtubs and other surfaces. The chemical can even be mixed into a paste by adding warm water and stirring. Although Oxiclean is effective at removing stains and grime, it can also leave behind a yellow stain on certain fabrics including shirts and blouses. To remove the yellow stains left by Oxiclean, you need a substance that will lift the stain and not damage the fabric.


Things You'll Need

  • Sink stopper

  • Sink

  • Denture cleaning tablets

  • Washing machine

  • Dryer

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Step 1

Plug your kitchen or utility room sink with a sink stopper. Fill the sink with lukewarm water.

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Step 2

Place two denture cleaning tablets in the sink of lukewarm water.

Step 3

Let the denture cleaning tablets dissolve.

Step 4

Place the garment in the sink of water.

Step 5

Let the garment soak in the water until the yellow stain is gone.

Step 6

Remove the garment from the sink. Place the garment in the washing machine.


Step 7

Rinse the garment on a short cycle using cold water.

Step 8

Dry the garment in the dryer, if the garment can be dried in a dryer, or on a clothesline or drying rack.


You can also rinse the garment by hand in your kitchen or utility room sink using cold water.


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