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Cigarette smoke out of synthetics?

Posted by jamesfjamesf (My Page) on
Fri, Dec 17, 10 at 16:04

Hello..I bought a used motorcycle jacket made from Cordura. Ran it through 2 washings with Woolite and it still reeks. The manufacturer says to use "soap flakes or non-biologic liquid soap". Is there anything out there that fits this requirement? I can get soap flakes as a special order but if there's something off the shelf (I'm in Massachusetts).

thanks,
jim


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RE: Cigarette smoke out of synthetics?

Try just hanging it outside for a while. Cig smell isn't -that- permanent. If fresh air kills dust mites and bed bugs, surely it can cut cigarette. Did you try febreeze?


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RE: Cigarette smoke out of synthetics?

Try ODOBAN. It comes in a gallon container and is a godsend for managing odorous laundry!


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RE: Cigarette smoke out of synthetics?

Dreft or Ivory Snow are available in most grocery stores, Walmart, Target, etc.


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RE: Cigarette smoke out of synthetics?

Have you tried soaking in some water and baking soda? Or water and vinegar? Either one should remove the odor.


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