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I just recently purchased a new couch. When it arrived, it had a strong new couch/ animal hide odor to it. I thought the new smell would go away. It has been over a month and it still smells. The company won't let me return it. I have thought about selling it, but what if that smell is a harmful chemical. I don't want to hurt any one else. Any suggestions on what to do?

I have added plants to the room, put charcoal, vinegar, and baking soda around the couch to absorb the odor and it is still bothering me.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:28 PM on Feb. 24, 2009 in Home & Garden

Answers (2)
  • I want a new couch so bad how much are you asking for it? LOL
    ria7

    Answer by ria7 at 3:31 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • Let it air out in the garage for awhile that will do the job. I love the smell of leather I would take it off your hands if I could. GL

    Butterfly1108

    Answer by Butterfly1108 at 12:17 AM on Feb. 25, 2009

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