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Removing WD40 From Dried Clothing

I tried using WD40 as a first step in removing crayon that melted onto clothes in the dryer. When I put the wet wash in the dryer, no stains were visible. I was dismayed to take out the dry clothes which now have large blotches wherever WD40 had been applied. Is there any hope for these clothes?

Linda from Frederick, MD


Removing WD40 From Dried Clothing

WD-40 is made of fish oil, treat it like any other oil stain and it should come out. I usually try to soak oil stains with Dawn original dish detergent. It gets out all kinds of stains. (07/17/2007)

By duckie43

Removing WD40 From Dried Clothing

French chalk from the drug store will remove oily stains. I'm not sure of the chemical name, it is something magnesium. It comes in a bar like soap. Rub it on and dust it off. Cowboys use it to clean the hair and skin oils from their Stetson hats. (07/17/2007)

By siris

Removing WD40 From Dried Clothing

Dawn dish soap is definitely the way to go. It gets grease and oil out of anything! (11/29/2007)

By mgrogg

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