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    Default Fishy smell on clothes

    Hi all, my son's tops smell of fish oil. As he missed his mouth, I cannot get rid of the smell on his clothes. Any ideas please? I've tried soaking in vinegar, bi carb soda, fabric softer. I'm lost.
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    I would spray with napisan and hang on the line (without washing) for a couple of days. Then wash and hang out on the line again.

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    Eucalyptus rubbed into the area and some into the wash with your usual clothes detergent and then hang out in the sun for a few days.

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    Try some eucalyptus essential oil in the wash...you can pick it up from chemist or Coles.

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    A squirt of dishwashing liquid as pre wash then wash normally. It gets motor oil and canola deep frying oil out so i assume it will work on fish oil.

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    I used to work in a fish processing place they used vanilla essence to get rid of fishy smells - it worked wonders. I've never used it on clothes though, and not sure if it would stain?

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    Quote Originally Posted by babyno1onboard View Post
    I used to work in a fish processing place they used vanilla essence to get rid of fishy smells - it worked wonders. I've never used it on clothes though, and not sure if it would stain?
    It's pjs. Vanilla essence? A capful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maxwell's Silver Hammer View Post
    A squirt of dishwashing liquid as pre wash then wash normally. It gets motor oil and canola deep frying oil out so i assume it will work on fish oil.
    I use dishwashing liquid too but I rub it on the stain to loosen the oil and soak it all up with baby powder.


 

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