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Discontinued item to sell on eBay - Vicks VapoRub Greaseless Cream

Vicks VapoRub cream is off the market.
Vicks VapoRub cream is off the market.

Vicks VapoRub Greaseless Cream, produced by Proctor and Gamble, was discontinued back in late 2012, early 2013. The product is a topical ointment used to break up chest congestion and help clear the sinus passage with medicated fast-acting vapors. The standard size for Vicks VapoRub Greaseless Cream is a 2.99 ounce tube.

Consumers love this product because it works well to break up chest congestion and ease the discomfort of a head or chest cold. It is greaseless and does not stain clothing or sheets. It is easier to use on kids because it isn't as messy as the traditional ointment. More health conscious consumers like the product because it does not have to be ingested into the body like cold medicines such as NyQuil or other cough medicines. Searching the internet results in many blogs and forums where consumers are begging for the company to bring the product back.

If you are able to find the product at closeout stores, small independently-owned pharmacies, garage or estate sales, you can flip it for a nice price on eBay. Vicks VapoRub Greaseless Cream is selling for up to $75 for a single tube. The more scarce this product gets, the higher the price will go. Just make sure you list and sell it before it expires. If none has been made since late 2012, odds are any still left on the shelves are nearing the expiration. (It is against eBay policy to sell expired products.)

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