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Stain Removal Suggestions - Kenmore 417.4112 Series Use & Care Manual

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Stain Removal Guide

Stain Removal Suggestions

STAIN
Adhesive tape, chewing
gum, rubber cement
Baby formula, dairy
products, egg
Beverages (coff ee, tea,
soda, juice, alcoholic
beverages)
Blood
Candle wax, crayon
Chocolate
Collar or cuff soil, cos-
metics
Dye transfer on white
fabric
Grass
Grease, oil, tar (but-
ter, 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
Tomato
Urine, vomit, mucus, feces Pretreat or soak in product containing enzymes. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
Wine
TREATMENT
Apply ice. Scrape off excess. Place stain face down on paper towels. Saturate with pre-
wash stain remover or nonfl ammable dry cleaning fl uid.
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 nonfl ammable dry cleaning fl uid. 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 nonfl ammable dry cleaning fl uid 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 nonfl ammable dry cleaning fl uid.
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 pol-
ish 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.
Use rust remover safe for fabric. Do not use chlorine bleach because it may intensify
discoloration.
LIQUID: Pretreat with a paste of powder detergent and water. PASTE: Scrape residue from
fabric. Pretreat with prewash stain remover or nonfl ammable dry cleaning fl uid. Rinse.
Rub detergent into dampened area. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
Pretreat with prewash stain remover. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
Pretreat or soak in cold water. Wash in hottest water and bleach safe for fabric
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