Sticky Residue on CD Cases

When moving, I secured my CD's into their wooden holder using packing tape. I have now taken off the tape and it has left a sticky residue on both the CD cases and the wooden holder. How do I remove it?

Estelle from Buntingford, England

October 11, 20060 found this helpful

A little WD-40 will do the trick.

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October 11, 20060 found this helpful

Anything oily, and definitely w/ citrus in it. Lemon Oil would be best, but even olive oil would work.

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October 11, 20060 found this helpful

You can use peanut butter, and anything oily, like previously stated. I had read that spreading creamy peanut butter on cds and dvds will get the scratches out. Haven't tried it, but it was in some newsletter with hints like this one.

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October 11, 20060 found this helpful

WD-40 or Oops should remove the residue if you have access to either of these products in England. If not, some kind of machine oil like 3-in-1 oil, or check your local tool or hardware store for something that can be used to remove sticker residue.

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