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Toxic glue in dishwasher Answered

My spouse washed a bunch of antique children’s china in the dishwasher. They were from a garage sale and he didn’t realize some had been glued back together. The glue must have broken down and melted during the wash. Now the dishwasher smells awful (like chemicals) along with everything that was washed in it. Do we need to replace it?


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2 years ago

I should add that we have tried vinegar, baking soda scrub down, denture packets, bleach, and those cleaning solutions you buy at the store. We have also taken out the pieces from the bottom and cleaned them separately. We can’t find the smell but when we run a load and it gets hot, it smells awful and chemically as do the dishes. I don’t want to possibly harm our small children.