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Which detergent removes grass stains best?

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A detergent containing enzymes is most effective in removing grass and other organic stains. Popular detergents with enzymes for cleaning power are Seventh Generation Inc., Gain, Tide, Ecolab and Drive.

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Detergents containing enzymes are also effective in removing blood, bodily waste and fluid stains, food-based grease and oil, milk and egg-based stains and chocolate.The best strategy for heavy stains is presoaking or pretreating the fabric with the detergent, then laundering the item as usual. Enzymes are a type of protein that assists other chemical reactions. Common enzymes used in detergent are amylase, lipase, protease and cellulase. Each type is effective against specific stains.

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