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Old 9th Jul 2020, 5:15 pm   #34
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Default Re: How can I remove the smell of stale cigarette smoke from a handset cord ?

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Originally Posted by Sparks View Post
I have regular lemon CIF. I didn't know there was a foam variety. I'll be leaving the cord in peace now. It has survived all my cleansing attempts and has come up in slightly better condition than it was so I'll quit while I'm ahead.
That's an advantage of the activated charcoal; it needn't be in direct contact (just in the same closed container), but as only a few grams of it has a surface area of a football pitch due to its numerous minute pores, it just acts lake a magnet for any volatiles.

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