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How to Sanitize Fabric Without Washing

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Is it possible to sanitize clothing without using water and detergent when you're on-the-go? Here’s how to get the musty, sweaty, sour smells out of hard-to-wash fabrics.

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How to sanitize fabric without washing

If you want to sanitize hard-to-wash fabrics, use Clorox® Fabric Sanitizer Aerosol*:

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    Spray Clorox® Fabric Sanitizer Aerosol onto tough odors.

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  2. 2

    Wait about 30 seconds for odors to disappear.

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  3. 3

    Go and enjoy your newly refreshed outfit.

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Clorox has a solution for all of your laundry sanitizing needs. For sanitizing your everyday loads, try Clorox® Laundry Sanitizer. If you have a tough stain, you can use Clorox® Fabric Sanitizer Pre-Treat Spray. Or if you have no time to wash, try Clorox® Fabric Sanitizer Aerosol.

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    Use as directed.