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    My freezer was accidently unplugged about 2 days ago. Everything has rotted. I found it, pluged it back in and have re-frozen the mess.

    The odor is still as bad as a dead body.
    I am going to spend the money and get a respirator. My question is, Do they make filters that will filter out or block the horrid smell?

    I was going to ask if anyone has an scba that I can borrow. But that would ruin the scba.
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    Default ICK!

    Save your money buying a respirator and go out and buy a new freezer.

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    An organic vapour cartridge might help. I think I would just borrow the SCBA though.
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    Borrow the SCBA. We use them for rotted bodies and havent messed one up yet
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    Just go to your local auto paint store and buy one of their 3m respirators, around $12 I think. I've cleaned up dead animals dumped in the creek, it smelled up the whole neighborhood, but I didn't smell a thing while wearing it and burying the carcass.
    Best of luck, sorry you lost $$ in the meat though.

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    I've been to at least 50 autopsies. There is NOTIHING short of an SCBA to stop the smell. DO NOT PUT VICKS VAPO-RUB IN YOUR NOSTRILS. It will trap the smell and make it worse.

    Here is a suggestion: Call your homeowners insurance co. and see if they will cover the loss. Even if they don't, you can call a catastrophe cleaning service to handle this task.

    Good luck.

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    That stinks....... pun intended.

    I'd go for the SCBA....
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    For the smells we used the dust masks and put a few drops of eucylptus oil or some other smelly stuff in it to hide the smell.

    I found it, pluged it back in and have re-frozen the mess.
    Buy the mask before you eat this mess cause I don't reckon you'll be leaving the toilet bowl for a few days afterwards!
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    BTW, Lesson No. 1 in fire investigator school?

    DON'T OPEN THE REFRIGERATOR!

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