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BRONZE Member since Jun 2001

Location: madagascar, USA

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Posted:any tips for how to wash off kerosene and its odor from fabric and leather? i recently spilled a bunch of it on my leather bag and the interior of my car. yuck! very stinky, very gross. right now i am trying dr. bonners peppermint soap but it is too early to tell the results. any cleaning info would be good!

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Location: New Zealand

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Posted:Melissa,Try Leather & Saddle soap = available at most leather shopsRegardsMalcolm

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Posted:one thing i used to do deoderise my car isopen all the windows and spray half a can of deoderent in it....but now i hardly smell kero anymore so it doesnt bother me.
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but one thing to try to get the oder out of the leather is try sealing it in a plastic bad and chuck a lot of bi-carbonate sodain the bag to eat up the oder...
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