Removing Lobster Stains from Delicate Clothing

How do I remove lobster stains from a delicate white top?

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December 3, 20170 found this helpful
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Most likely you are talking about butter stains and these can be very difficult to remove - especially from a delicate fabric.

  • If it is a fresh stain you may be able to remove most of the stain with baby powder or baking soda.
  • If the stain is already set then you might try a dish washing soap (like grease cutting Dawn).
  • Lay garment with stain showing (only one layer of cloth) on clean towel and apply liquid soap. Rub in with a toothbrush and let sit for about 30 minutes.
  • Run under hot to hotter water (whatever your fabric can take) until all soap is removed.
  • It may take more than once to completely remove the stain. Then wash (delicate garment should be washed in a lingerie garment bag) in warm water.
  • Check to be sure stain is gone before placing in dryer.
  • Stains can sometimes be removed if placed in the sun (on top of a clean white towel) by keeping garment wet and moving to different clean places on the towel.
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  • Here is a link that gives full directions for any of these treatments.
  • www.wikihow.com/Get-Butter-out-of-Clothing
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November 30, 20170 found this helpful

Removing Lobster Stains from Clothing

Step 1
Make a paste of a powdered enzyme detergent and water and rub into stains.

Step 2
Soak in powdered enzyme detergent.

Step 3
Wash as usual.

Step 4
Check to make sure stain is gone before putting in dryer.

Step 5
If not gone, repeat the treatment.

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December 2, 20170 found this helpful

Is it from butter or from the actual lobster? I'd use a pre-wash and hand wash and let it dry outside.

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December 26, 20170 found this helpful

Getting stain out.

Step 1
Try using a color safe bleach that is peroxide based.

Step 2
Dab it out with a paper towel right away.

Step 3
Use a hand held vacuum cleaner to suck up the substance.

Step 4
Keep it away from heat that can set the stain.

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Step 5
Wash it right away with only whites.

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