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    I got given some lovely gifts today from my students as it was my last day of work and have started maternity leave.

    I got so many lovely gifts. One girl gave me a teddy bear, 2 outfits and a fisher price interactive stuffed toy. All of these stunk of cigarette smoke when I took it out if the plastic bag to unwrap it.

    I don't know what to do.

    Would you throw it away?

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    Or is there any way to get the smell out? I've washed the teddy bear and clothes, they are currently hanging in the sun. Is this enough? I can't wash the fisher price as it uses batteries.

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    Maybe try soaking them in some bicarb soda? It's great for removing smells. As for the stuffed toy, wipe the outside down with a wet sponge using the bicarb/water mix and Glen 20 the lot! The sun/airing out should help, too

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    Any other ideas?

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    Febreeze maybe?

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    I have tried a few methods... airing out for a couple weeks. Sitting the toy next to a bowl of vinegar.

    It took awhile for the smell to go. The only reason I didn't give up was because my son desperately wanted his Woody doll and we couldn't afford to buy another.

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    Default Re: Cigarette smoke on toys/clothes...

    Speak to a dry cleaner, they should be able to deodorise everything.

    Smokers don't realise how much that smell permeates everything.

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