Gasoline, lighter fluid, smoke, and other flammable gases not only cause stains, but they also produce strong, lingering odors. Fire back with our stain removers and Scented Vinegar, because even these malodorous stains are no match for The Laundress.

On Wool, Cashmere, Wool Blends & Wool-Like Synthetics

Apply product: Apply Stain Solution directly to the affected area.

Work the stain: Work the solution into the fabric using your finger or the Stain Brush.

Pour water on the stain: For added cleaning power, put the affected area under the faucet and let the pressure of the warm water help work the stain.

Reapply or repeat as needed: If the stain is not completely gone, repeat this process until satisfied.

Soak up to 30 minutes: Soak the item in a basin filled with cool to warm water. To remove odors, add ¼ cup of Scented Vinegar to the basin. Never soak wool for longer than 30 minutes.

Launder the item: Wash according to our instructions.


Our recommended stain and odor removal methods are solely intended for use with The Laundress products. Our products are safe for colors, darks, and whites. We cannot guarantee the safety or success of products from other brands.

We don’t recommend using chlorine bleach on stains or odors, ever.