Remove as much of the stain as possible with paper towels. Work the stain from the outer edges towards the center, confining the stain. Spray the stained area with Formula 409 and blot with paper towels. Repeat as needed. Once stain is removed, rinse with water. For persistant stains, use OxiClean® carpet cleaner according to the manufacturer’s directions. Repeat as needed. SPECIAL NOTES: For machine washable rug, pre-treat the stained area with Formula 409 and a small amount of Tide laundry detergent and work into the stain. Machine wash according to manufacturer’s suggestion. Air Dry. If any stain remains, repeat procedure.
The suggestions for removing stains have been compiled as a service to our consumers. We are unable to guarantee or be responsible for the results obtained by these procedures. You may also wish to consult your local cleaner for further recommendations.
Before attempting the stain removal method, test each procedure on an inconspicuous area of the material or surface to be cleaned. Please be advised these stain removal methods involve hazardous products and are intended only for adult use. Crayola does not recommend children attempt these procedures.
In many procedures, specific brands of products are recommended. These are brands that performed most effectively in our laboratory. Always check individual containers for recommended procedures and warnings. Competitive brand products may work equally well.
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