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How to Remove Graphite and Pencil Lead Stains

Washable Fabrics

Follow these steps to remove graphite and pencil stains from Acrylic Fabric, Cotton, Linen, Modacrylic, Nylon, Olefin, Polyester or Spandex:

  • Use a soft eraser to remove any excess stain.
  • Rub a little liquid detergent into the stain and add a few drops of ammonia.
  • Tamp gently, then flush with water to remove all traces of ammonia.
  • Launder as soon as possible.


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