< Previous
To Top

Toothpaste Stains on Clothing

How do you remove Crest Tartar toothpaste stains from clothing? I have tried Shout, Goop, and Dawn to no avail. I also tried plain water before I laundered them, but nothing seems to work. Thanks.

Marie from Lawrence, KS


Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

March 1, 20090 found this helpful

Nobody is replying and this is a simple one! use pure corn starch powder the directions for use is on the box! Buy it in the baking goods. It takes out everything.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
March 2, 20090 found this helpful

Sorry to tell you but Crest Tarter contains phosphate which is a bleaching agent so the fabric color has been lifted out rather than leaving a deposited color stain that would be possible to remove ...

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
March 14, 20090 found this helpful

I can't remember if Crest TC was colored, in that case use peroxide, or white, in that case use vinegar. The color is the artificial coloring ingredient, which may be more stubborn, acting as a dye.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

March 15, 20090 found this helpful

Thanks for your suggestions. I think there is a bleaching agent in the toothpaste, although the manufacturere claims there isn't. They told me to use cold water which didn't do anything.
Lawrence, Kansas

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
March 16, 20090 found this helpful

I am sorry the manufacturer fibbed to you, Marie, and indeed they did :-(

http://hpd.nlm. … &id=16003365

http://en.wikip … ki/Pyrophosphate

http://www.chem … rg_inorganic.htm

I am sincerely sorry I didn't add these links when I originally posted on March 2nd because the links would have confirmed what I wrote and saved you a couple weeks of effort :-(

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
In This Guide
Tube of toothpaste.
Removing Toothpaste Stains from Clothing
< Previous
Home and Garden Cleaning Clothing StainsMarch 1, 2009
girl brushing her teeth
Saving Money on Toothpaste
Toothpaste coming out of tube on black background
Cleaning with Toothpaste
Closeup of wet toothbrush with paste.
Homemade Toothpaste Recipes
Sink drain with blobs of toothpaste surrounding it
Cleaning Up Toothpaste Mess
Halloween Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/10/13 12:24:55 in 1 secs. ⛅️️
Loading Something Awesome!