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How to Remove Tomato Juice and Tomato Sauce Stains

Non-washable Fabrics

Follow these steps to remove tomato juice and tomato sauce stains from non-washable fabrics such as Acetate, Carpet (synthetic or wool), Fiberglass, Rayon, Rope, Triacetate and Wool:

  • Sponge (the method of using a dampened pad to apply light strokes, moving outward from the center of the stain) the stain with cool water, then sponge the area with lemon juice or rub a slice of lemon over the stain (use with caution on wool).
  • Flush (the method of applying stain remover to loosen staining material and residue from stain removers) with water and blot as much liquid as possible.
  • Let dry.

If stain persists:

  • Apply a wet spotter and cover with an absorbent pad moistened with wet spotter.
  • Let stand as long as any stain is being removed.
  • Change the pad as it picks up the stain.
  • Keep the stain and pad moist with wet spotter.
  • When no more stain is visible, flush thoroughly with water and allow to air dry.