TEXTILE experts at Cornell University in New York have listed the best ways to remove 250 varieties of stains. According to the website, of use to textile producers and consumers, (, there are some stains like stomach acid, acne medications and old urine stains "that cannot be removed, in spite of all the time and effort you spend treating them."

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