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Old 09-03-2012, 10:33 AM   #1
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Peeyoo, stinky hemp!

I put a brand new diaper on my daughter yesterday with a hemp insert we've had for a while. The minute that she peed, the smell was overwhelming! I knew we had some stink issues but thought it might be the diapers, now I know it is definitely our inserts. How do I get smell out of hemp? I've tried Dawn and washing 4-5 times on hot to strip them just last month and that obviously didn't work. We dry our diapers outside frequently in the summer too. Maybe tea tree oil or would if be okay to use bleach (I've used it with our old microfiber inserts with success)?

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Re: Peeyoo, stinky hemp!

Is your hemp getting completely dry every time you wash it? If not hemp is known to if it is not completely dry each time it stinks a little and it builds up over time.
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Old 09-03-2012, 10:46 AM   #3
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I would probably boil it. You definitely have something living in it that shouldn't be there (bacteria, mildew, etc). I also agree with PP that they may not be getting completely dry.

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Old 09-03-2012, 11:19 AM   #4
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If its just the inserts I would bleach them.

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