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I washed a pull up - HELP!

I washed a pull up on accident and now there is like that gel stuff all over everything in the washer, I re-washed it and the stuff is a little better but the gell/ball things are still all over everything, any ideas on how to get rid of it?? As soon as I touch it, it smears all over the clothes, so I can't just pick it off.

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Starzgurl4

Asked by Starzgurl4 at 5:11 PM on Nov. 9, 2008 in General Parenting

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  • rewash the clothes until their clean again....
    LexsiesMommy

    Answer by LexsiesMommy at 5:14 PM on Nov. 9, 2008

  • Try rewashing them with your detergent AND about a cup of white vinegar. Vinegar is great for getting mildew out of clothes and is also great for cleaning. Not sure if this is the answer but that's what I'd do. Hope this works for you.
    good2me

    Answer by good2me at 6:05 PM on Nov. 9, 2008

  • I would fill the bathtub, let them soak and try to rince them by hand. If you let them soak the gel might come off in the water while the washer will just push it back in to the fabric on the spin cycle.. Also I would run the washer once while empty to try to get everything out of there. Then rewash.
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 6:34 PM on Nov. 9, 2008

  • You can try REALLY hot water and White vinegar to cut the gel and melt it away. Find the 800 # on the pull-up's bag and call customer service and ask them how to get the gel off. They should know.
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 6:39 PM on Nov. 9, 2008

  • Umm the silica that is used in the pull ups is an element...it will not break down into anything else. Take the clothes out of the washer and shake them off out side then throw them in the dryer. The lint trap will catch most of it of what is left.
    MomShawn70

    Answer by MomShawn70 at 6:59 PM on Nov. 9, 2008

  • OMG I ad this happen to me last night. My sons pull up was in a pair of jammies. I threw them in the dryer and dried all the clothes. First I shook off the clothes outside because it just shakes of if you are careful. Then I dried them and nothing happened to the clothes or the dryer. No stains or spots. So I say just throw them in the dryer after shaking them off...
    nyteowl

    Answer by nyteowl at 8:09 PM on Nov. 9, 2008

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