Removing Dried Ink from Clothing

I left an ink pen in my wash and dried it. It got all over everything. Is it possible to wash it out?

By Heidi C.

May 31, 20110 found this helpful


Leave it in a bucket of warm water for 24-48 hours and Presto!

Your ink is out. ( :

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August 27, 20160 found this helpful

Do you have to keep the water warm for the entire 24-48 hours?

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June 3, 20110 found this helpful

I use Zout stain remover it works every time.

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April 22, 20130 found this helpful

Have you tried rubbing alcohol? Try a little in an area where no one will notice first, though.

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September 25, 20160 found this helpful

I left a pen in my pocket and washed all my uniforms and now they are all covered in black spots

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October 9, 20160 found this helpful

I had the same thing happen in my dryer 2 weeks after I purchased it. After some research I used deep woods off with DEET. Sprayed it on a cloth and wiped down the inside of the dryer...Miraculously the ink wiped right off! I then washed some old white rags in bleach and dried them on high...that took the DEET smell out of the dryer and the rags had NO INK on them so I knew then that the dryer was good to use again!

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