How to remove Watercolor Paint from non-washable fabrics - red

1. Sponge stained area with water.2. Apply wet spotter solution and a few drops of vinegar. Let stand 30 minutes or more. Blot every 5 minutes with clean absorbent material. Add wet spotter and vinegar as needed to keep stain moist.3. Flush with water. Allow to dry.4. Apply alcohol to stain and cover with a pad of absorbent material dampened with alcohol. Let stand as long as any stain is being removed. Change pad as it picks up stain. Press pad firmly onto the stain each time and check.5. Flush with alcohol. Allow to dry.6. Sponge with water.7. Apply wet spotter and a few drops of ammonia. Let stand at least 30 minutes. Blot with clean absorbent material every 5 minutes. Add wet spotter and ammonia as needed to keep stain moist.8. Flush with water. Allow to dry.9. If any stain remains, use chlorine bleach as directed in Step 10.10. Chlorine bleach should not be used on certain fabrics. Test an inconspicuous area of fabric to be sure it will not be discolored. Use a solution of 1 teaspoon bleach to 1 tablespoon water. Apply with a dropper. Do not allow this solution to remain on the fabric more than 2 minutes. When the stain is removed, or after 2 minutes, flush with water onto clean absorbent material. Apply 1 teaspoon vinegar and again flush with water. Be sure that all bleach is removed.

Please Note:

The suggestions for removing stains have been compiled as a service to our consumers. We are unable to guarantee or be responsible for the results obtained by these procedures. You may also wish to consult your local cleaner for further recommendations.

Before attempting the stain removal method, test each procedure on an inconspicuous area of the material or surface to be cleaned. Please be advised these stain removal methods involve hazardous products and are intended only for adult use. Crayola does not recommend children attempt these procedures.

In many procedures, specific brands of products are recommended. These are brands that performed most effectively in our laboratory. Always check individual containers for recommended procedures and warnings. Competitive brand products may work equally well.

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