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How long before the Contour Max 2.0 cpap pillow doesn't smell like chemicals?
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How long before the Contour Max 2.0 cpap pillow doesn't smell like chemicals?
I've been airing it out for three days but it still has the foam chemical-y smell. 

How much longer am I supposed to wait before it goes away?? It's foam, so I can't wash it.
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RE: How long before the Contour Max 2.0 cpap pillow doesn't smell like chemicals?
did you take it out of the pillowcase and wash the case?

Foam doesnt have a smell though, but since its foam it has air from a factory inside so the fastest way would be to remove the air with a vacuum device and then let it 'swell' in a clean air environment.
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RE: How long before the Contour Max 2.0 cpap pillow doesn't smell like chemicals?
Unzip the pillowcase to let the foam air out.

I tried this pillow a couple years ago. Although I never noticed a smell. Some folk are more sensitive to those odors.

My contour pillow is now thrown in the closet with a couple others that didn’t work out.
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RE: How long before the Contour Max 2.0 cpap pillow doesn't smell like chemicals?
That's weird mine didn't smell at all...
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RE: How long before the Contour Max 2.0 cpap pillow doesn't smell like chemicals?
(05-16-2019, 03:13 AM)crowtor Wrote: did you take it out of the pillowcase and wash the case?

Foam doesnt have a smell though, but since its foam it has air from a factory inside so the fastest way would be to remove the air with a vacuum device and then let it 'swell' in a clean air environment.

I'm a dummy. Didn't think of this. I unzipped it the other day and let it air out. 

I read the labels on the cover and it said spot wash only, so I did not bother to get it wet. Didn't want to risk it.

(05-16-2019, 09:43 AM)OpalRose Wrote: Unzip the pillowcase to let the foam air out.  

I tried this pillow a couple years ago.  Although I never noticed a smell.  Some folk are more sensitive to those odors.

My contour pillow is now thrown in the closet with a couple others that didn’t work out.

Which pillow are you using now? I am currently using a mypillow (going to see if I can tolerate the contour pillow tonight or if it still needs to air out) and it is OK. I really like that I can wash the mypillow, but don't like that it will push my brevida out of place slightly and cause leaks. 

(05-17-2019, 07:57 AM)Diotima245 Wrote: That's weird mine didn't smell at all...

Wish mine didn't smell!
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RE: How long before the Contour Max 2.0 cpap pillow doesn't smell like chemicals?
(05-18-2019, 02:52 AM)vroomvroom Wrote:
(05-16-2019, 09:43 AM)OpalRose Wrote: Unzip the pillowcase to let the foam air out.  

I tried this pillow a couple years ago.  Although I never noticed a smell.  Some folk are more sensitive to those odors.

My contour pillow is now thrown in the closet with a couple others that didn’t work out.

Which pillow are you using now? I am currently using a mypillow (going to see if I can tolerate the contour pillow tonight or if it still needs to air out) and it is OK. I really like that I can wash the mypillow, but don't like that it will push my brevida out of place slightly and cause leaks. 

Here’s a thread with much discussion on pillows.

http://www.apneaboard.com/forums/Thread-...ke-and-why
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