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How to get dye stains out of the white parts of a colored shirt?

Asked by Pinkcottonfluffs (36points) July 2nd, 2019 from iPhone

I accidentally washed some pants that bleed pink with a shirt that’s navy blue with white patterns, and now it has a pink hue to it. I can’t use standard bleach because it’s not all white. I already dried it before realizing what I’d done and have washed it again since. Does anyone have any tricks to get out, or at least reduce, stains of these types?

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Try color safe bleach or Oxi-Clean.
I heard a guy say he always used regular chlorine bleach in the wash but he had to dilute the strength some before putting the clothes in. I would only try this as a last-ditch effort.

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