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.