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Rinse the spot throughly with cold water.

For quicker drying, try to keep the water contained to a small area surrounding the stain.

If you are working on a knitted garment, such as a sweater, do not use hot water as it can shrink the fibers. In general, cold water is better for cleaning garments. The water from your sink is not hot enough to sanitize garments, so cold water works just as well.

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