Removing a Chemical Odor from New Shoes

I need help removing a moth ball type smell from new sandals that are from China. They are made of fabric over a type of plastic. I have Febrezed 2x and hung up to air. Please help.


By barronness from Portland, OR

August 28, 20100 found this helpful

Try putting them in a bag with either, bread, potatoes charcoal or pine chips.

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September 1, 20100 found this helpful

Why don't you try washing them? If they are fabric and plastic, you should be able to use soap and water on them.

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September 1, 20100 found this helpful

Don't know if this would solve your problem, but it couldn't hurt to try. Put Bounce Fabric Softener sheets inside the shoes. I put 2 in each shoe every night inside my shoes to help keep odor-free.

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