Poison Ivy Tutorial

Urushiol Resin and Clothes

Usually I just wash the clothes that have been in contact with poison ivy right along with the rest of the laundry using Tide and haven't had a problem. I had it in my sleeping bag once, but a couple washes (forgive me, at the laundry mat (because of the big washers)) and it was fine. Sadly, I can't remember if I added some special over the counter chemical.

Fels Naptha may get it out.

There was another website that said to just wash your clothes in hot water and strong detergent. If anyone knows of good ways to get the resin off your clothes, shoes, and/or bedding, please let me know so I can update this page. Thanks!

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