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How to Remove Urine Stains

Accidents happen but don't worry. Urine stains can be removed. Follow our urine stain removal steps to learn how to get urine stains out of sheets and fabric.

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Laundry

One
Prepare
Give your childcare provider a box of small-sized trash bags they can use to bag wet sheets and clothing.
Two
Wash
Wash cotton or poly-cotton blend white sheets on a hot water cycle with detergent and ½ cup Clorox® Regular Bleach2 with CLOROMAX®.
Three
Dry
Before drying, make sure that the stain is gone. Repeat wash if necessary.
Four
Sanitize
Time to wash the washer. Run it on a clean-out cycle with ½ cup bleach.

Tip
Keep extra clothing that your child likes at daycare for a quick change.

Surfaces

One
Turn
Turn nozzle on Clorox® Urine Remover to “ON” position. Time to take care of that tinkle.
Two
Spray
Spray directly onto stain until completely covered. For tough stains, wait 5 minutes before rinsing.
Three
Rinse
Urine the clear. Rinse with water or wipe with a clean, damp cloth. For painted surfaces, test for colorfastness before use. Not recommended for brass or natural marble.