Tablet or powder? See which type tops our test.
The Active Ultimate tablets are particularly good at removing baked on cheese and are good at removing all other stains.
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No obvious bad points.
Overall score is the average of 6 scores for stain removal.
We test in a controlled lab environment using plates that are pre-stained. We get the plates from the same company that supplies consumer organisations and dishwasher manufacturers globally. We set the dishwasher to a standard cycle at 60°C and test each detergent 4 times. To see how well the detergents have cleaned the plates, we measure the reflectance with a spectrophotometer before and after cleaning.
Price was a lot better than the previous tablets I was buying so thought I'd give it a try
Even after the first washes I could see that it wasn't doing a good job - brown stains on the stainless steel cutlery handles which looked awful and we always rinse the cutlery first. They needed to be soaked for a day to remove the stains.
Plates and glasses looked OK but not the cutlery, so I'll be going back to my previous product even though it's more expensive
No, this product has too many drawbacks.