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Removing Orange Stain from Sweatshirt

I have a sweater that I received as a Christmas gift about a year ago. I left the hoodie on the back of a chair in the kitchen for a few days, forgetting about it, and when I picked it up there was an orange-ish splattered stain on the front.

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I've tried nearly everything imaginable to remove the stain, yet I have no idea what it really is, to no avail. I tried Comet, peroxide, window wash, professional stain removers (the one that comes in two bottles attached together, and combine for the 'ultimate' effect) but NOTHING has worked.

Brittany from Canada

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February 1, 20080 found this helpful

I use hairspray. Spray it on(kind of heavily), let sit overnight. Then wash the item as you normally do. I've never known it to fail.

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It sounds to me like a bleach stain. Did you use a kitchen cleaner with bleach? I am not sure if you can fix it. Google it.

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I always try Dawn dish washing soap on all my stains. If you try anything else make sure you are not using a bleach product. Dawn has taken out even old stains for me. Good luck!

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February 1, 2008 Flag

Could you please help me with getting out yellow stain on sweater that had been stored for the winter. There is a yellow stain on the collar and also the same stain on the back of the sweater. I don't think it is food, drink. I have tried spraying with normal wash cleaner and it does not seem to make any difference.

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Thank you.
Sandy from California

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