Desitin Ointment / Zinc Oxide Stain Removal from Clothing

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How do I remove Desitin ointment (zinc oxide) stains?

Desitin Ointment / Zinc Oxide Stain Removal from Clothing

You should be able to remove Desitin ointment (zinc oxide diaper rash ointment) from clothing by first scraping off as much of the ointment as possible with a dull knife. Then, pour some baking powder on the spot, give it time to absorb the grease, then brush off. Saturate the stain with liquid laundry detergent or a laundry stain remover. Wash as usual.

   

Comments

7/17/2007 4:11:07 PM
JANE DEE said:

MY ELDERLY CLIENT HAS DESITIN ALL OVER HIS SHEETS AND IT DOES NOT COME OUT IN THE LAUNDRY, I WAS LOOKING TO HELP HIS FAMILY..THIS IS A BIG HELP, THANK YOU JANE


9/9/2007 1:22:51 PM
Sara Kathryn said:

WOW!!! AMAZING IT WORKS!!


9/29/2007 6:22:39 PM
Rachel said:

Thanks soo muchh!! I never thought I would find such accurate advice...and now my oufit is perfect.


1/20/2009 9:44:14 AM
dashaune yates said:

this is very interesting information i have been looking for this forever.


3/30/2009 9:11:12 PM
Katie said:

This is no good...I just tried it. It's a lot of work and then after all of that it doesn't work. Sorry. What just worked for me was dawn dish soap and a tooth brush. Soft scrubing with hot water then wash as usual. My son got it all over his stuffed animals, jeans, and shirt. And there was a lot of it! So this works...that doesn't.


5/13/2009 2:50:45 PM
Marcie said:

I will try this. Unfortunately, my son sat on my fabric chair after having Zinc Oxide put on his bum. I hope the above method can work......minus the washing machine step!!


8/14/2009 6:10:58 AM
sue said:

It's on my couch but unfortunately it didn't do much -


9/30/2009 11:31:07 PM
cindy said:

will try... drycleaners can do it but expensive


5/31/2012 3:25:07 PM
Rosemary said:

I called the Destin contact but could not get advice about cleaning my Mom's clothes, wheelchair, bath chair after we used Destin cream on her for a rash. She is 89 years old and I am sure we are not the only ones that have had this problem.




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