How to Remove Tomato Juice and Tomato Sauce Stains

Cotton and Linen

Follow these steps to remove tomato juice and tomato sauce stains from Cotton and Linen:

  • Test fabric for colorfastness.
  • If color-fast, stretch the stained fabric over a bowl and fasten in place with a rubber band.
  • Pour boiling water through the fabric from a height of 2 or 3 feet. Avoid splatters. This procedure must be done immediately.

If stain persists:

  • Soak in a solution of 1 quart warm water and 1/2 teaspoon detergent for 15 minutes.
  • Rinse with water.
  • Sponge area with rubbing alcohol and launder as soon as possible.