Oil & Grease Stain

Cooking oil & olive oil stain clothes and carpets all the time. Many people will throw away clothing (especially whites) affected by this everyday kitchen stain, but with Vanish Napisan Oxi Action in your cupboard you can be rest assured that getting rid of oil stains will be easy. Vanish Napisan Oxi Action is formulated to help lift the stain out of the fabric.


To get rid of oil & grease stains, we recommend using Vanish Napisan Oxi Action Gel or Vanish Preen Ultra Degreaser Trigger:

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Vanish Napisan Oxi Action Gel

Apply the gel directly onto the stain, wait 5 minutes and wash normally adding one dose of Vanish Napisan Oxi Action Gel to your wash with your detergent.

Soaking is recommended for tough stains: Dissolve 1/2 a scoop of Vanish Napisan Oxi Action Powder in 7L of warm water (max 40°) and soak the stained item. For both coloured fabrics and whites soak for a minimum of 2 hours. Then rinse thoroughly or wash as usual with your detergent.

Using Vanish Preen Ultra Degreaser for pre treating an oily or grease stain will help improve stain removal.

Important:  Always follow the usage instructions on the Vanish packaging. Do not use on wool, silk or leather. Do not pour the product on an ymetallic parts of the garment (eg buttons, zippers)

Vanish Preen Ultra Degreaser Trigger

Pre treating with Vanish Preen with help stain removal.

For best results: Treat and launder stains while fresh.

1) Turn nozzle to ON position

2) Always patch test first

3) Spray onto stained area to saturatem then wait 1-5 minutes. Do not let dry on garment

4) Wash as usual, following the garment care label instructions.


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Oil & Grease Stain Removal Tips

Our top oil & grease stain removal tip is to attack the stain rapidly! Oil & Grease stains will become more difficult to remove later if you don't treat them immediately as they start to set into the fabric.

Removing Oil & Grease Stains - Handy Tips

If you don't have a Vanish stain removal product on hand then don't worry. We're still able to provide some handy hints on removing stains. Vanish will help you remove the stains even once they have dried-in.

  • Take a clean, damp paper towel or cloth and dab the oil stain for a few minutes. Be careful not to spread the stain.
  • Follow Vanish instructions as above.

Other Useful Stain Removal Tips

Vanish can help get stains out of clothes as well as ensure you remove ketchup stains, makeup stains or grass stains.