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Old 11-18-2007, 10:50 AM
 
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Unfortunately I broke a bottle and it spilled all over the bottum of my pants. I've washed them twice and they still have a stink to it.
Help me!?
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Old 11-18-2007, 11:27 AM
 
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maybe wash again and throw alot of baking soda in the wash?
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Old 11-18-2007, 01:28 PM
 
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^ yeppers! Baking Soda! It's the chemicals in the fragrance that is the problem, most of them are petroleum-based and are extremely difficult to get rid of.

All that being said, a friend gave me a pair of jeans she could no longer fit in and the problem was trying to get the stench of the detergent she used out of the fabric. I finally donated them to Goodwill after washing them over 5 times to no avail.
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Old 11-18-2007, 02:17 PM
 
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Katie did BAKING SODA not even work for you?
And do you mean baking soda liquid or the actual white powder?
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Old 11-18-2007, 11:31 PM
 
Location: California
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Or you can just buy a $70 cologne and pour it on top of it? Only kidding
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Old 11-19-2007, 07:54 AM
 
Location: Pinal County, Arizona
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Try OxiClean
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Old 11-20-2007, 04:40 AM
 
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Katie did BAKING SODA not even work for you?
And do you mean baking soda liquid or the actual white powder?
No, baking soda never removed the chemical stench from the material. Sometimes it is so ingrained that you'll never get it out. My friend had washed the jeans in the 'stinky' detergent for over a year, and even after I washed them over and over again, the stench was never reduced at all.

Scary stuff, the dangerous chemicals used to manufacture fragrances!
Health Risks of Perfume
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