Stain Removal - Frigidaire Gallery GLGT1142FS Owner's Manual

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Safe Stain Removal Procedures
Do not combine stain removal products.
Follow fabric care label instructions.
STAIN
Adhesive tape, chewing
gum, rubber cement
Baby formula, dairy
products, egg
Beverages (coffee, tea,
soda,juice, alcoholic
beverages)
Blood
Candle wax, crayon
Chocolate
Collar or cuff soil, cosmetics
Dye transfer on white
fabric
Grass
Grease, oil, tar (butter, fats,
salad dressing, cooking oils,
car grease, motor oils)
Ink
Mildew, scorch
Mud
Mustard, tomato
Nail polish
Paint, varnish
Perspiration
Rust, brown or yellow
discoloration
Shoe polish
Urine, vomit, mucus, feces
comply with the basic warnings listed below:
Read and comply with all instructions on stain removal products.
Keep products in their original labeled containers and out of children's reach.
Thoroughly wash any utensils used.
Do not combine stain removal products, especially ammonia and chlorine
bleach. Dangerous fumes may result.
Never wash items which have been previously cleaned in, washed in, soaked
in or spotted with gasoline, dry cleaning solvents or other flammable or
explosive substances because they give off vapors that could ignite or explode.
Never use highly flammable solvents, such as gasoline, inside the home. Vapors
can explode on contact with flames or sparks.
For successful stain removal:
Remove stains promptly.
Determine the kind of stain, then follow recommended treatment in the stain
removal chart on the next page.
To pretreat stains, use a prewash product, liquid detergent, or a paste made
from granular detergent and water.
Use cold water on unknown stains because hot water can set some stains.
Check label instructions for treatments to avoid on specific fabrics.
Check for colorfastness by testing stain remover on an inside seam.
Rinse and wash items after stain removal.

Stain Removal

TREATMENT
Apply ice. Scrape off excess. Place stain face down on paper towels. Saturate with prewash stain remover or
nonflammable dry cleaning fluid.
Use product containing enzymes to pretreat or soak stains. Soak for 30 minutes or more. Wash.
Pretreat stain. Wash using cold water and bleach safe for fabric.
Rinse with cold water. Rub with bar soap. Or, pretreat or soak with product containing enzymes. Wash using
bleach safe for fabric.
Scrape off surface wax. Place stain face down between paper towels. Press with warm iron until wax is
absorbed. Replace paper towels frequently. Treat remaining stain with prewash stain remover or nonflammable
dry cleaning fluid. Hand wash to remove solvent. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
Pretreat or soak in warm water using product containing enzymes. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
Pretreat with prewash stain remover or rub with bar soap.
Use packaged color remover. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
Pretreat or soak in warm water using product containing enzymes. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
Scrape residue from fabric. Pretreat. Wash using hottest water safe for fabric. For heavy stains and tar, apply
nonflammable dry cleaning fluid to back of stain. Replace towels under stain frequently. Rinse thoroughly. Wash
using hottest water safe for fabric.
Some inks may be impossible to remove. Washing may set some inks. Use prewash stain remover, denatured
alcohol or nonflammable dry cleaning fluid.
Wash with chlorine bleach if safe for fabric. Or, soak in oxygen bleach and hot water before washing. Badly
mildewed fabrics may be permanently damaged.
Brush off dry mud. Pretreat or soak with product containing enzymes.
Pretreat with prewash stain remover. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
May be impossible to remove. Place stain face down on paper towels. Apply nail polish remover to back of stain.
Repeat, replacing paper towels frequently. Do not use on acetate fabrics.
WATER BASED: Rinse fabric in cool water while stain is wet. Wash. Once paint is dry, it cannot be removed. OIL
BASED AND VARNISH: Use solvent recommended on can label. Rinse thoroughly before washing.
Use prewash stain remover or rub with bar soap. Rinse. Wash using nonchlorine bleach in hottest water safe for
fabric.
For spots, use rust remover safe for fabric. For discoloration of an entire load, use phosphate detergent and
nonchlorine bleach. Do not use chlorine bleach because it may intensify discoloration.
LIQUID: Pretreat with a paste of granular detergent and water. PASTE: Scrape residue from fabric. Pretreat
with prewash stain remover or nonflammable dry cleaning fluid. Rinse. Rub detergent into dampened area.
Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
Pretreat or soak in product containing enzymes. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
To reduce the risk of fire or serious injury to persons or property,
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