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Technically, you can reuse a softener bottle for other things but I would make sure that you clean it very thoroughly, especially if you plan or storing something edible. Most softeners would be considered toxic so you need to make sure there is no trace of it left in the bottle when you refill it with something else.

Posted on Jan 16, 2013

  • Geoffrey White
    Geoffrey White Sep 05, 2013

    I'd add that if it is regularly used for drinking from after that, there is the danger that someone will drink from a bottle still having softener in it. Scrape off or obscure the label.

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