Chocolate Stain on White Cotton Shirt

Updated on June 06, 2010
E.T. asks from Glenview, IL
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Hi Ladies! Do you have advice as to how to remove chocolate stains from a white cotton shirt? Thank you!

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M.M.

answers from Milwaukee on

anything like that we wash like normal and hang out in the sun to dry.. The sun will take out most any stain.. especially chocolate stains, have done it with many a stain and has almost never let me down.

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L.B.

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Oxyclean made into a paste rub it onto the stained area and wash. It has worked for me in the past (lots of kids = lots of chocolate stains!) Hope it works for you!

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M.M.

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anything like that we wash like normal and hang out in the sun to dry.. The sun will take out most any stain.. especially chocolate stains, have done it with many a stain and has almost never let me down.

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L.A.

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Soak overnite in Oxyclean, then wash.

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C.C.

answers from Little Rock on

2 words CLUB SODA, It works great

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D.P.

answers from Pittsburgh on

Pretreat with Dawn dish soap & soak in a small bucket with some tide & water, then wash as normal.

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B.C.

answers from Joplin on

Oxyclean actually makes a stain pre-treater now that is incredible, it has got chocolate out and blood stains from my daughters bloody noses too. Sometimes I have to run it through more than once, I check it before I toss it in the dryer, if the stain didn't come out I spray it with the pre-treater again and toss it back in the wash, I always wash with cold water when I have stains.

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P.W.

answers from Dallas on

Absolutely!

2 tablespoons of this:http://healinghappens.myshaklee.com/us/en/products.php?sk...
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2 tablespoons of this:
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mix the above two in warm or hot water. Then add the shirt (let the water cool depending on the fabric.....cotton should be fine). Leave it for up to a week

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R.B.

answers from Dallas on

Oxyclean! If it can get muddy, grass stained, white football pants clean it will probably work on chocolate! Hot water, laundry detergent and a scoop of Oxyclean left over night seems to work on just about anything...

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J.G.

answers from Chicago on

I just started using Tide Stain Release. It gets EVERYTHING out.

H.L.

answers from Chicago on

Tide Stain Release took out chocolate on a light pink t-shirt, chocolate on a striped cotton dress (ice cream dripped down the front of the dress including on the white) and dried chocolate on a purple shirt. I use the liquid so that I can use it to pretreat like it says on the bottle. I LOVE this stuff!

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C.S.

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I have found Tech stain remover to work very well.

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G.W.

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I get all food stains out with OxiClean spray. My son likes spaghetti and chocolate pudding - and isn't a neat eater! Those stains are doozies! I spray it on and let it dry, then wash it. The instructions say not to let it dry on the fabric, but I do this almost every day, and have never had an issue. It will not work if the item has already gone through the washer and dryer, but if it's beforehand, even if the stain is dry, it still works for me every time.

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N.L.

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My son got chocolate ice cream on a blue colored shirt, and I tried Oxyclean. I actually pre-treated and then soaked in more oxyclean. After a week of soaking, plus actual washing machine = no success. Actually, took a bit of color out of his shirt. I have such a hard time getting anything chocolate out of clothes. Good luck. (And glad to read this other advice that I will have to try in the future).

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