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How to Get Chocolate Ice Cream Out of Clothes

Ice cream is delicious but can get messy when it's dripping on your clothes. Learn how to remove chocolate ice cream stains from clothing and surfaces.

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Laundry

One
Remove
Don’t waffle. Quickly remove as much ice cream as possible by rinsing with cool water.

Two
Soak
Soak garment for at least 30 minutes in a mixture of cool water and a detergent containing enzymes.

Three
Wash
Launder with your favorite flavor of detergent in warm water. For whites, add ½ cup of Clorox® Regular Bleach2 with CLOROMAX® to the wash or Clorox 2® Stain Remover & Color Booster for colors.
Tip

Do Pre-soaking using a detergent with enzymes helps soften and release the milk protein.

Surfaces

One
Remove
Remove excess ice cream.
Two
Wipe
Wipe surface clean with Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes1. For stuck-on stains, try Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes with Micro-Scrubbers.
Three
Rinse
Rinse with water.