Follow these steps to remove lacquer and varnish stains from carpet:
- Scrape as much of the excess as you can without forcing the lacquer deeper into the fiber.
- Apply amyl acetate to the stain and cover with an absorbent pad dampened with amyl acetate.
- Keep moist and let stand for about 15 minutes, blotting occasionally.
- Scrape to help loosen the stain.