Coppertone. To remove dried glue and gum left by price tags and
labels peeled from glass, metals, and most plastics, apply a few drops of
Coppertone sunscreen and wipe clean.
Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening. To clean the adhesive left by a
price tag, coat the spot with a dab of Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening, let
sit for ten minutes, then wipe clean.
Heinz White Vinegar. To remove a price tag from a picture frame,
glass, or metal, saturate the price tag with Heinz White Vinegar, wait a few
minutes for the vinegar to dissolve the adhesives in the glue, and wipe
Peanut Butter. To remove a price tag, cover the tag with a dab of Jif
Peanut Butter (creamy, not chunky), wait two minutes for the peanut oil to
penetrate the paper, and scrub clean. The oils in the peanut butter dissolve
the adhesives in the glue.
Miracle Whip. To remove the glue left behind by price stickers, cover
the dried adhesive with a dab of Miracle Whip, wait three minutes, and wipe
clean. The Miracle Whip works as a solvent to dissolve the gums in the glue.
Cooking Spray. Spray a stubborn price tag sticker with Pam Cooking
Spray and then rub with a cloth.
Ronsonol Lighter Fuel. To remove a price tag from glass, wood, or
metal, saturate a cotton ball with Ronsonol Lighter Fuel and scrub the price
tag clean. The solvents in the lighter fluid dissolve the sticky residue.
Scotch Transparent Tape. For a simple way to remove a price tag from
glass, metal, or plastic, stick a piece of Scotch Trans parent Tape on the
price tag, burnish it well, and then pull off the strip of tape. The price
tag will come off with the tape.
WD-40. To remove a price tag from glass, metal, or plastic, spray the
price sticker with WD-40, let soak for a minute, peel off the sticker, and
Wesson Corn Oil. To remove a price tag, apply a few drops of Wesson
Corn Oil to the sticker, wait two minutes for the corn oil to penetrate the
paper, and scrape it away.