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Old 02-07-2010, 11:40 AM   #1
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Mold on a plastic container

Just discovered a cake container on top of the fridge that still had some cake in it. From Christmas. How do I get it clean so I can use it again?

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Old 02-07-2010, 11:45 AM   #2
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Ew ick. My first resort is always vinegar, then baking soda. If that doesn't do it...I buy a new container (unless its Tupperware)
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Old 02-07-2010, 11:55 AM   #3
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It's not Tupperware, it's Wilton!
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Old 02-07-2010, 12:11 PM   #4
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I think it depends what type of plastic it is. Some plastic it gets right into and you can't get the mold out.
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Old 02-07-2010, 12:39 PM   #5
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Yeesh! Is it silicone?
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Old 02-07-2010, 10:45 PM   #6
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Bleach solution sounds good to me.
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Old 02-08-2010, 09:22 AM   #7
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Wash and scrub it thoroughly with soap and water then rinse with a weak bleach solution.
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Old 02-08-2010, 04:29 PM   #8
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Is it dishwasher safe? If so, wash it and then run it through a cycle. Almost all DW detergents have bleach in them, and the contact time is much longer than what you will do by hand.

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Old 02-08-2010, 05:49 PM   #9
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Don't eat the cake
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Old 02-10-2010, 12:18 PM   #10
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dd just brought home a uber moldy tupperware from forever ago. she got rid of the food but now the washing .. i'm going to give it as many dishwasherings onhot as necessary !!!!
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