Airing Out Vinyl Fumes
TV’s “Newlywed Game” premiered in 1966, and ever since new couples have been trying to answer tough questions about each other and about things like how to get that vinyl fumes smell out of all their wedding presents — shower curtains, plastic table cloths, vinyl place mats and air mattresses, to name a few.
When vinyl fumes are overpowering you with pungent odors that can last for days, just take the source outside and lay it out in the warm sunshine. Turn the offending item over every few hours, and the smell that would have lasted days will be gone in less than 24 hours. Heat does the trick and sunshine works real slick