How to Remove Oil-Base Paint Stains

Washable Fibers

Follow these steps to remove blood stains from Acrylic, Fabric, Cotton, Linen, Nylon, Olefin, Polyester, or Spandex:

  • Flush the solvent indicated as a thinner on the paint container through the stain. If no thinner is indicated, use turpentine. Be careful not to spread the stain.
  • Rinse thoroughly with water and repeat if necessary.
  • Rub the area with bar soap (not a deodorant-type) or a liquid detergent.
  • Rinse again and launder.