Blood Stain Removal

Blood stains are often only discovered once they've dried into fabrics. If you've ever had a blood stain on your clothes you'll know how hard it is to get out. People often assume that cuts, scrapes and nose bleeds can ruin clothes, however, Vanish Napisan Oxi Action is always on hand to help make removing blood stains easy.


To help get rid of blood stains, we recommend using Vanish Napisan Oxi Action Powder:

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Vanish Napisan Oxi Action Powder

Soaking is reccommended in this case - dissolve 1/2 a scoop of Vanish Napisan Oxi Action Powder in 7L of cold water and soak the stained item for a minimum of 2 hours. Then wash as usual with your detergent.

Important: Always follow the usage instructions on the Vanish packaging. Do not use on wool, silk or leather. Do not soak metal buttons and zippers.


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Blood Stain Removal Tips

Cold water is best for blood stains as blood will break down and dissolve. Warm or hot water will literally "cook" the blood and the stain will become more difficult to remove.

Removing Blood 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.

  • Remove as much blood as possible with cold, clean water. Remember to apply water from both sides of the fabric.
  • Avoid smearing the blood around wherever possible. Blot the stain with a wet napkin.

Other Useful Stain Removal Tips

Vanish can help get stains out of clothes and get stains out of carpets. Vanish Oxi Action can also help ensure you remove oil stain or tea stains.