Mothball Smell on Leather

During a 900 mile trip and a 4 month stay at my house, my stepmother stored their leather jackets, chaps and other items in a container with mothballs! Now she cannot get the smell out. Does anyone have some ideas for us to try?

Trina from Cleveland, TX

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Mothball Smell in Leather Purse

You might try wadding up some newspaper and stuffing the purse with it for a day or so. I did this in my son's stinky tennis shoes and it worked great. (10/13/2004)

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