To remove tree sap from clothing, pretreat the area with stain remover and regular laundry detergent, wash the garment on the hottest setting acceptable for the fabric, and dry the garment in the dryer. If the stain remains, apply hand sanitizer to the area, and rewash the garment.
Pretreat the area that is stained with tree sap with your preferred for stain treatment product.
Pretreat the affected area again using your regular laundry detergent. If you use powder detergent, make a paste with water and detergent, and apply it to the affected area. Scrub the area lightly, and then rinse the area completely with hot water.
Wash the garment in the washing machine using the highest water temperature setting that is safe for the garment.
If the stain still remains, apply a thin layer of hand sanitizer. Be sure to test the hand sanitizer on a small area of the fabric to make sure the color does not fade or bleed. Rewash the garment in the washing machine using the hottest temperature setting that is safe for the fabric.
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