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Musty Smell on a Stuffed Toy

My daughter got an old poseable teddy bear from a friend of mine and it smells musty. Can I wash and dry this? And if I can, how? Thank you in advance for any/all help with this.

jmz2005 from Illinois

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July 9, 20080 found this helpful

Add some baking soda or vinegar to the wash water, it will remove the musty odor.

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July 9, 20080 found this helpful

I take all our stuffed animals and put them in a pillow case secure with a scrunchy and then toss in washing machine cleans really well and does not mat the fur even the ones with the fluffiest fur I dry them the same way too!

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July 9, 20080 found this helpful

Put in a plastic or paper bag with some baking soda, shake around and let sit for while, dump out the item, leave outside out of the sun and vac. any residue off.

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July 10, 20080 found this helpful

If none of these techniques work, you could always have it dry-cleaned. I had to do that with a coat I got from a thrift store, because NOTHING was getting out the musty smell.

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July 10, 20080 found this helpful

I collect boyds bears that come clothed and not washable. I put them in dryer with fabric softener sheet on cool cycle. Works great on them.

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July 11, 20080 found this helpful

Thanks for all the tips. I will be trying them today when I do laundry.

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Anonymous
August 29, 20170 found this helpful

Create a bonfire in the backyard, then when the fire is really going good, place teh stuffed animals directly in the center of the fire. The smell will be gone in a few minutes.

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