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Mold-Away Pkg/3

  • Mold Away
  • Mold Away
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Help protect everything from clothing to food staples against potentially dangerous mold and fungus with Mold-Away. Simply remove the pack from its pouch and place it in the closet, kitchen, bathroom, basement or garage. The all-natural ingredients (clay and lime) absorb excess moisture, keeping humidity below 30% in confined areas. Indicator dots turn pink to let you know when it's time to dispose of the pack (usually about three months, under normal use). Mold-Away activates at 5% humidity. Other products activate at 30% humidity, which is the point at which mold and mildew begin to grow. Mold-Away is designed to reduce humidity to between 10% and 30%.

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Mold-Away is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 12.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Use it in all our coolers for storage I stick a pack of this stuff in every cooler and it works awesome. The cooler is never moldy or smelly the next time we use it. I dry the coolers before we store it but it always smelled and occasionally would be moldy but problem solved with this stuff. I remove the pack and set it aside when we use the cooler, then put it right back in the cooler after it is emptied and clean. I have used mine for over a year, and they still seem to work.
Date published: 2014-01-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Used in a safe Used this product in a rather large safe that we use for important documents. Safe started to smell a bit musty/moldy and research told me that it was normal but to get a desicant of some type. We got "Mold Away" and it worked great. It has easy to read indicators that tell you when it needs to be replaced. Love it.
Date published: 2013-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from DOes exactly what it says I was having trouble with a powder bathroom getting a little musty. I keep one of these in there now and it solved the problem. No leaks or mess, smell or anything else. Just less humidity in a very convenient package!
Date published: 2013-03-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Mold preventer for fabrics and paper stored I put Mold Away packets in all my plastic bins that I store in my basement that have keepsakes, stuffed animals, clothes, and anything made out of paper or material that absorbs odor and they have prevented any mold or mildew from getting into them. If you are like me and saved your child's baby clothes or books or old college files and have to store them in an unfinished basement, just put a Mold Away packet in each bin and your precious items will last forever. The packets last longer than they say they do and they are non-toxic.
Date published: 2013-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I Like This Stuff I have been using this product for the past two years since moving from Michigan to South Carolina. I simply place the packet in the cabinet under my bathroom sink and over the next three months or so the three blue dots gradually change to pink. When it's completely 'pinked' I pick up the dry (on the outside) packet and dispose of it in the trash. Absolutely NO MESS. I am so pleased with this product.
Date published: 2012-10-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from works great in our cookie cabinet to keep everything crispy during the humid months.
Date published: 2012-06-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent product, yet, I have two comments. Used it in the food and spice draws, keeps the products dry! Great. However, the only problem is that I had to change the pack within a month. Also It would be good if the manufacturer would mention whether one can use this product near food?
Date published: 2010-12-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yes It Does CS is one of the few stores that sell this and I don't know why. It is the best thing I have found for my humid NYC closets, cupboards and under the sink. It just sucks the water out of the air, and is very uninteresting to snoopy little cats & dogs. I tried everything to stop encroaching mold/mildew under my bathroom sink. This is the only thing that worked long-term. I can just set one of these in/among my towels and linens in that cupboard and there is no staining, odor--nothing but less humidity. I 1st found mold Away at Container Store and have been using it for the last 6 or 7 years. They should sell cases!
Date published: 2010-04-16
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Community Q&A

Could these be used periodically to prevent mold in appliances?

I have a new Bosch apartment size front loading washer. We keep the door open whenever it's not in use, but I'm wondering if we could place a sheet in the open machine for a few days every month to suck up any extra moisture as a maintenance measure.
Asked by: palevanilla
I think that should work fine, as long as you remember to remove before you run the appliance! Just toss it under the kitchen sink cabinet while its out of the machine and it can help down there in the meantime.
Answered by: smbryson
Date published: 2014-11-12

Do the blue indicator dots contain cobalt chloride?

If so, is there a way to use these without the blue dots making contact with clothing or skin? Perhaps inside a cotton pouch? Also, Is there an alternative to cobalt chloride because I'm also concerned about environmental effects after disposal.
Asked by: Sheluma
Yes they do contain cobalt chloride. No special requirements for disposing product or humidity indicating card in garbage Desiccare and other desiccant companies use the card and sell the card worldwide. No special discarding requirements are in-force.
Answered by: rcforeman
Date published: 2015-04-21

I would like to put these inside 2 sizes of Iris weathertight totes (21.8 gallon and 46 quart). How many Mold Away packets should I include in each?

Iris 21.8 gallon tote: 30” L x 16” W x 15.4” H Iris 46 quart tote: 19.7” L x 15.75” W x 11.75” H Also, I would like to put some of these Mold Away packets inside a queen size mattress bag (96” L x 73” W x 14” H) to protect a microwave and some elfa drawers. How many packets of Mold Away does the Container Store recommend for that space? Thank you very much.
Asked by: H234
Our Mold-Away is ideal for controlling moisture in a confined space. We would recommend one inner packet of Mold-Away for each of the storage products you've identified. The length of time before it needs to be replaced depends on how often the space is accessed and the amount of air flow into the space, usually about three months under normal conditions.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2018-09-22


How big (ounces) is each packet--and, to clarify, there are 3 of them in each box? Thx.
Asked by: SusanMc
Our Mold-Away is sold in a package of three 200 gram (7 ounce) packets.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2019-08-02

How large of a space can each Mold-Away pack accurately "monitor"?

I recently purchased a home that has a cellar in the finished basement which is separated by one wooden door. It was visibly damp and musty when we moved in and there was some mold in a few spots as well. That mold is gone for now and the dampness is decently controlled with a dehumidifier. The space is approximately 8ft long x 20ft wide x 6ft tall, and I plan to fill the entire room with plastic shelving and watertight plastic storage bins. My question is two part: - Would one Mold-Away pack be enough to keep the humidity below 30% in the entire space? - And what is the total coverage area that affects the indicator dots?
Asked by: DampDungeon
For a naturally humid/damp area that's about 1,000 cubic square feet in volume, we would recommend three or four bags of Mold-Away to start. Depending on the results, you can adjust the number of Mold-Away packages used in the area and the frequency with which they are replaced..
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2017-05-01

Can these be use these in storage box. How long will one last until I have to replace with a new one?

Asked by: kawa11baka
Yes, our Mold-Away ideal for controlling moisture in a confined space. The length of time before it needs to be replaced depends on how often the space is accessed and the amount of air flow into the space, usually about three months under normal conditions.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2017-10-21

Should we wait for the indicator dots to turn *bright* pink before replacing?

I use these packets inside weathertight storage bins. When I checked on the packets today, there were no vivid colors—only white and a very faint pastel pink. Are we supposed to wait until the dots turn *bright* pink, or is this as pink as they will get?
Asked by: H234
As Mold-Away collects moisture from the environment it is stored in, the indicator dots change to pink in a graduated progression from 5%, 15%, & 30% humidity. As this progression advances, your Mold-Away packet becomes less and less able to draw moisture in. We recommend replacing it somewhere between the 5% and 30% thresholds.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2018-12-28

Food storage?

Can this product be placed inside of a bin used to store bulk foods? E.G flour, sugar, etc. Thanks!!
Asked by: Pinkmoon
This product is not intended to be used with food storage.
Answered by: TheContainerStore
Date published: 2020-06-11
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