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How do I remove mustard stains from clothes?

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Question: How do I remove mustard stains from clothes?

Here's how to remove mustard stains from clothes whether from a hot dog or a mustard glazed salmon dish : Mustard stains are caused by the yellow pigment or tumeric in mustard. The yellow pigment can actually dye fibers so it is important to remove the stain as quickly as possible.

Answer:

First, remove any mustard remaining on the fabric using a blunt knife. Try not to rub it any deeper into the fibers. Treat the stain with a heavy-duty liquid detergent and then rinse thoroughly. Soak the garment in a dilute solution of all-fabric or oxygen bleach like OxiClean for at least four hours. Launder as usual in cool water. Do not dry the garment if the stain remains. Repeat the steps until stain is removed.

If the garment is dry clean only, point out and identify the stain to your professional cleaner. If you are using a home dry cleaning kit, be sure to treat the stain with the provided stain remover before putting the garment in the dryer bag.

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