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It’s not uncommon for paint to spread further than where you want it to go – you can find it on your child’s uniform or splattered on your clothes after decorating the house. Sadly, if you don’t handle these stains properly, they can leave a permanent mark on your clothes.

Thankfully, Vanish Oxi Action Liquid can remove those pesky paint stains from your favourite items. The Oxi Action formula not only removes stains, but it keeps colours bright and eliminates odours too! This provides you with deep hygiene action* to give your washing a thorough clean in the wash.
Read on for more information how to remove paint stains.

*removes stains for a hygiene boost.

Does Vanish remove paint stains?

To remove paint stains, whether it’s acrylic, water-based or oil-based paint, wipe or scrape off any excess that’s on the surface of you garment. Then follow these easy steps using Vanish Oxi Action Liquid:

Does Vanish remove paint stains?


Vanish Oxi Action Liquid

Vanish Oxi Action Liquid


  1. Pour Vanish liquid directly onto the stain and gently rub.
  2. Leave the product in contact with the stain for 10 mins max.
  3. After pre-treatment, wash as usual or rinse thoroughly.
  4. For best results on stains, rub before rinsing.

General advice

  • Please refer to the packaging for specific product usage and advice.
  • KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN AND PETS. Store the product only in the original container and always fasten the lid.
  • Do not expose product to direct sunlight.
  • Before use check if colours may bleed by testing a hidden area of the fabric.
  • For best results it may be necessary to repeat parts of the process.