Updated 15 October 2015

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Worried about the residual smell of urine on a mattress or on the couch after an “accident”?

Simply sprinkle baking soda on the spot and leave it for 15 min or so before vacuuming up the powder.

The powder absorbs the fluid and eliminates the smell without a lot of fuss.

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