Red is an asshole
September 11, 2005 1:09 AM   Subscribe

I have an awesome polo shirt with a white collar that got accidentally tossed in with a red shirt that bled all over everything in the load. Most of the other stuff was either jeans or house tees, but is there any way to salvage this collar without ruining the rest of the shirt?
posted by saysthis to Clothing, Beauty, & Fashion (7 answers total)
Try this.
posted by essexjan at 4:21 AM on September 11, 2005

I never knew such a product existed. Thank you saythis and essexjan. If you try this product saythis would you please post here whether it worked or not?
posted by caddis at 5:25 AM on September 11, 2005

I live in China. :-)
posted by saysthis at 7:38 AM on September 11, 2005

Googling produces a few other products like this one. Now if I could only find a site that did interational shipping, I'd be set. I wonder what's in this stuff? Can you make it at home?
posted by saysthis at 9:52 AM on September 11, 2005


Sodium hydrosulfite and Sodium carbonate is also know as Soda Ash.

I have no idea what the ratios/concentrations are for Carbona, but maybe if you look around you can find similar products with these ingredients?
posted by PurplePorpoise at 1:27 PM on September 11, 2005

That is why I love this place. Nice job PurplePorpoise.
posted by caddis at 2:04 PM on September 11, 2005

A previous question. RIT dye remover saved the day with no effect on the jeans' original color.
posted by scarabic at 8:12 PM on September 11, 2005

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