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Safe Alternatives to Toxic Mothballs

Prior to the mass production of synthetic fabrics such as polyester, mothballs were commonly added to bins, boxes and trunks to prevent stored clothing made from natural fibers from becoming infested with clothes moths. Perhaps you remember visiting the home of an elderly relative whose attic or basement smelled strongly of mothballs. It's an unforgettable odor and one that can be toxic with continuous exposure.  Read more...



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