Birth of the Spot Eliminator!
1983 The first aerosol carpet stain remover is introduced.
1987 Family Circle recognized Spot Shot® Instant Carpet Stain Remover as one of the “Best 10 products in America.”
1989 Spot Shot Instant Carpet Stain Remover distributed through Wal-Mart nationwide.
1992 Spot Shot Instant Carpet Stain Remover distributed through K-Mart.
1995 Spot Shot Instant Carpet Stain Remover distributed through Target.
1998 National endorsement of Rush Limbaugh. Spot Shot distributed through Sam’s Clubs.
2000 Linda Cobb the “Queen of Clean” herself, endorses Spot Shot in her best selling book Talking Dirty with the Queen of Clean.
2002 Spot Shot Instant Carpet Stain Remover becomes part of the WD-40 Company family of brands.
2004 Spot Shot Instant Carpet Stain Remover introduces a Professional formula that contains a fresh scent fragrance.
2005 Spot Shot Instant Carpet Stain Remover in a trigger format is introduced. The same stain removing power of original Spot Shot that eliminates all types of stains—from greasy foods, wine and coffee to ink, lipstick, blood and more—found in a trigger spray bottle.
2006 Spot Shot Instant Carpet Stain Remover features the trigger format in a commercial debuting during Red Carpet coverage at the Oscars.
2008 The Spot Shot trigger formula was re-formulated utilizing unique, environmentally safe cleaning agents. The formula maintained its superior cleaning power, but was now non-toxic. The formula was awarded the Green Cross for biodegradability by the Scientific Certifications Systems corporation, as well as certification by the Carpet and Rug Institute for product performance and safety. Spot Shot also unveiled a pet-specific product which was specially formulated to eliminate tough pet stains and odors: non-toxic Spot Shot Pet.
Spot Shot Instant Carpet Stain Remover eliminates all kinds of tough stains—even old stains! It is effective in removing pet stains, grease, cola, coffee, wine, food spills, ink, shoe polish, lipstick, blood and thousands of other tough stains, both old and new. It continues to amaze its consumers, one stain elimination at a time.