Linda
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Asked on Oct 23, 2017

How can I whiten my new cotton towels?

WilliamJewellmartinKaren Krysowaty
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I washed my new white cotton towels with some new dark green towels. Now the white ones are a yucky pale green and the label says "Do not bleach." I did not dry them in the dryer, but hung them around the house to air dry.

5 answers
  • Linda Webb
    on Oct 23, 2017

    Rit dye remover is gentler than bleach and gets the unwanted dye out.
  • Karen Tokarse
    on Oct 23, 2017

    Wash them in Rit Dye Remover.
  • Karen Krysowaty
    on Oct 23, 2017

    Try Oxy Clean and see if that helps
  • Jewellmartin
    on Oct 23, 2017

    Ditto. If that doesn’t work, use OxiClean. If that doesn’t work, use bleach. What do you have to lose? 😇💞
  • William
    on Oct 23, 2017

    Dye transfered to the towels. I agree with Rit Color Remover. It will remove all color. In the future use 1/3 bottle of hydrogen peroxide when you wash them. Most oxygen based cleaners are peroxide based. Wash all my whites with it. Come out cleaner, whiter and doesn't damage the fibers.
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