How to Clean Iodine Stains How to Clean Iodine Stains

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Old Method

  1. Mix one teaspoon of a mild pH balanced detergent (a mild non alkaline non bleaching detergent) with a cup of lukewarm water
  2. Blot
  3. Mix one tablespoon of household ammonia with a half cup of water
  4. Blot.
  5. Mix one third cup of white vinegar with two thirds cup of water
  6. Blot
  7. Mix one teaspoon of a mild pH balanced detergent (a mild non alkaline non bleaching detergent) with a cup of lukewarm water
  8. Blot
  9. Sponge with clean water
  10. Blot
NOTE: Always test an inconspicuous area for colorfastness, etc. before treating the exposed area. Also note that certain stains are permanent.

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This article has been contributed in part by Michigan State University Extension

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