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How to Get Superglue Out of Clothes

Get the strong bond of super glue out of your clothes by using these simple techniques.


  • Step 1: Soak area Flush the glued clothing with cold water.
  • Step 2: Rub the area Rub the area with a scrub brush or a toothbrush. Repeat until the glue softens and dissolves.
  • Step 3: Dip into nail polish remover Dip an old toothbrush into a small amount of nail polish remover with acetone.
  • TIP: Straight acetone can be used but can discolor synthetic fabrics made with acetate.
  • Step 4: Brush back and forth Brush back and forth to remove the glue. Remember to keep super glue away from a child's reach.
  • Step 5: Treat the area with stain remover Treat the area with stain remover; then wash it according to fabric label directions.
  • FACT: Superglue was sold commercially to the public beginning in 1958.

You Will Need

  • Scrub brush
  • Toothbrush
  • Nail polish remover with acetone
  • Stain remover
  • Acetone (optional)

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