DIY: Remove Merthiolate Stain from Rugs  and Carpets

  1. Blot with alcohol - Do NOT rub!
  2. Blot with a solution of 2 tablespoons of HOUSEHOLD ammonia per cup of water.
  3. Blot with a solution of 1 cup of WHITE vinegar per 2 cups of water.
  4. Blot with lukewarm water with a white towel.
  5. Blot dry with a dry WHITE absorbent towel.
  6. Perky® Spotter usually will remove such stains.
  7. If unsuccessful:
    • Call the Bane-Clene locator service at 1-800-428-9512 (U.S. ONLY!) for a professional in your zip code area.
    • Or use our Find a Cleaner function to locate a cleaner in your area.