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 Oxi Action is always on hand to make removing blood stains easy.


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

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Vanish Oxi Action Powder

METHOD: Soaking

1. Dissolve 1x scoop of Vanish Oxi Action powder in 4L of warm water (max 40°).

2. Soak item for 1hr (max) for colours or up to 6hrs (max) for whites.

3. Wash as usual with your detergent and add another scoop of Vanish Oxi Action powder.

Important: Always follow the usage instructions on the Vanish packaging. Do not use on wool, silk or leather. Do not use on finished or coated surfaces - for example wood, metals etc.


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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 to 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.