chelated iron stain

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by martn, Dec 21, 2004.

  1. martn

    martn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 43

    How do I remove iron stains from my shirts?
  2. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,969

    You don't.

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,138

    is it a white t shirt try bleach,

    TOTALLAWN OF KY LawnSite Member
    Messages: 139

    buy new shirts for spring lol careful it will stain concrete as well. i like to see that when im selling my service to a tgcl acct.
  5. Planter

    Planter LawnSite Member
    from Utah
    Messages: 214

    There is a product in the laundry section of the grocer's that will do it. I can't remember the name, but I think it's iron-out. Comes in a box about 6" tall, box is white with red writing. Wife used to use it all the time. I'll check with her in the morning for the product name.
  6. Neal Wolbert

    Neal Wolbert LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 407

    Oxalic acid will do the job. Look for WOW in the store laundry section. Neal
  7. Greg Amann

    Greg Amann LawnSite Member
    Messages: 162

    Rustaid is sold in local hardware stores here. It is oxalic acid. Works on clothes, fiberglass tanks and our white trucks. We use it on concrete as well, but be careful on pavers. If they are colored with iron oxide it will fade them. We know, from experience.
  8. Russ

    Russ LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 540

  9. Neal Wolbert

    Neal Wolbert LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 407

    Greg, Thanks for the heads-up on the paver issue. I'll get a memo to my techs right away. Merry Chriatmas!! Neal

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