SKIN: Use within a few hours of exposure
to help remove poison oak and ivy oil (urushiol) before rash
begins. Once the rash has started, wash with Tecnu to help remove
oils on skin allowing the healing process to begin without
TOOLS: Urushiol oils clinging
to tools and equipment can cause rash. Clean equipment with a cloth
saturated with Tecnu (check an inconspicuous corner of the
equipment for possible surface damage before use). Wash thoroughly
with soap and water.
contaminated, unwetted clothing with Tecnu in a bucket or dishpan
(First check for color fastness by testing a concealed corner of
the fabric). Let soak for several minutes. Launder clothing by
itself as usual with detergent and hot water.
PETS: Dogs, cats, horses and other furry
pets can become contaminated by urushiol oil and can transfer
poison oil to owners without being affected themselves. Saturate a
cloth with Tecnu and wipe down the pet's coat. Then follow with a
pet shampoo and water bath.
SKUNK: If your pet is sprayed
by a skunk, saturate a cloth with Tecnu and wipe down the pet's
coat. Then follow with a pet shampoo and warm water rinse.
DO NOT LEAVE TECNU ON FUR. IT MUST BE COMPLETELY WASHED OFF WITH
SHAMPOO AND WATER
TREE SAP/PITCH: Tecnu can be used to clean
pitch, tree sap, road tar, grass stains and many other difficult to
remove nuisances from skin, clothing and tools. Apply Tecnu
directly and rub until the stain dissolves. Rinse off with soap and