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Chewing Gum Removal with hot water and active oxygen

Submitted by Rachel

Soak the article of clothing in a solution of 1 gallon HOT water and 3 scoops active oxygen (a popular trade name for this is Oxyclean) for about a half hour. Disolves the gum.

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Awesome Tip Comments By: Rachael on 2005-12-24
This is such a good tip. How did you ever find this out?
awesome tip Comments By: Anon on 2008-03-09
This is an awesome tip, it really worked. I found that it helped to rub the gum with a paper towel and it came right off!!
Awesome tip Comments By: Anon on 2008-03-09
Make sure to rub gum with a paper towel and it ocmes right off.
absolutly brilliant ! Comments By: AnneO on 2008-07-30
this was deadly - gum was totally hardened and this softened it and worked like a dream came straight off on the paper towel
so pleased Comments By: anne on 2009-02-04
sat on chewing gum in restaurant, new jeans. made solution of oxygen cleaner,applied with toothbrush rubbed in for a few mins. gum scrapped off so easily. hurrah. thanks!

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