Re: Removal of H&E stains on clothing

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From:"J. A. Kiernan" <> (by way of histonet)
Date:Mon, 31 Jan 2000 22:47:16 -0500
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On Thu, 28 Oct 1999 Edna_J_Gonzalez/ wrote:

> I need to find if there is a kit or some deteergent that will get rid of
> H&E stains in clothing. I have a lab coat ...

  Why not treat your lab coat as a slide, and remove the
  H with acid-alcohol and the E with slightly alkaline water?
  Both dyes are easily bleached with household bleach - very
  good for cleaning the sink, and should be OK if your lab
  coat started out as a white one.
                                     John Kiernan
                                     London, Canada

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