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Formula stain

How do you get rid of it off the couch?

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Meachan

Asked by Meachan at 3:21 PM on May. 3, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • The only thing that can get a formula stain out is bleach but only on a white fabric. Sorry, that stuff is really permanent unless you scrub it with hot soap & water while it's still wet.
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 3:24 PM on May. 3, 2011

  • everyone always says use oxi-clean.
    but I imagine baking soda or vinegar would work just as well. equal parts water and vinegar/baking soda. which ever you use.
    febmom007

    Answer by febmom007 at 3:25 PM on May. 3, 2011

  • Rug doctor upholstery solution works wonders!
    BabyBugsmama

    Answer by BabyBugsmama at 3:27 PM on May. 3, 2011

  • Check to see if the cushions come off the couch. if so put the covers in the washer? If not you may have to rent an upholstery cleaner. You might be able to spot clean with oxyclean.
    KristinRox

    Answer by KristinRox at 10:12 AM on May. 5, 2011

  • I agree with trying to remove and wash the covers. Resolve also has an upholstery cleaner. Or, you could try a steam cleaner with and upholstery attatchment.
    ethans_momma06

    Answer by ethans_momma06 at 2:39 PM on May. 5, 2011

  • can you wash the couch cover?
    tonyalynn

    Answer by tonyalynn at 8:55 PM on May. 5, 2011

  • depends on the fabric, suede is the hardest in my opinion.
    sodapple

    Answer by sodapple at 9:14 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • Not sure, formula is hard to get out.
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 9:06 AM on May. 7, 2011

  • if it were me, id try oxyclean first. it works to get formula out of clothes in the laundry, so i don't see why it wouldn't work on the couch?
    flamingomegs

    Answer by flamingomegs at 6:04 PM on Jun. 21, 2011

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