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How do you get the smell of smoke off plastic toys?

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Weegle Mon 20-Oct-08 12:55:28

I ordered some toys (plastic but electronic) from ebay for DS for xmas. They reak of cigarette smoke - I've tried washing down with soapy water - no effect. I've tried spraying with Febreeze, leaving, then wiping, no effect. What can I do? I really didn't realise smoke would get "in" to plastic. I will be checking things come from a smoke free home in the future!

CherryChapstick Mon 20-Oct-08 12:59:39

Would talc help?

MrsBadger Mon 20-Oct-08 13:00:20

was about to suggest dishwashing...

leave in garden?

Weegle Mon 20-Oct-08 13:06:30

Talc? never heard of doing that.. what do I do just dust it over and wipe off?

I can't dishwasher them or leave in the garden as they have electronic parts and so would ruin them. I wondered if I just left them in the shed till xmas it would make any difference at all?

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