Removing Natural Down or Feather Odor - DOWNLITE

Duck fill is more likely to emit odors, as duck down, and duck feathers have higher oil content. What you can do is simply wash the 'smelly' down bedding piece with a teaspoon of liquid 'Dawn' (or similar degreaser soap). Then be sure you dry the items thoroughly, ensuring you have removed all moisture (typically 2 to 3 drying cycles).…

How do you get rid of the smell of duck down? Yahoo Answers

Aug 19, 2007 · That odor that you are smelling is the oils from the feathers it is best not to wash out the oils as this would damage the feathers and make them brittle then they would tend to break off and poke through the pillow cover which would or might hurt you; you can however wash them in Baby shampoo but I caution you don't wash these pillows repeatedly as ...…

How to Wash Feather and Down Pillows

Letting a wet pillow sit for too long can result in mold which will make the pillow smell horrible. Remove the pillows from the washer as soon as they are done. A pillow that feels lumpy is the result of unseparated down clusters. Stop the drying cycle every 15 minutes and fluff the pillows by hand to help break up the clumps.…