Dishwasher detergents

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Dishwasher detergents

Earthwise

Dishwasher powder

score

45

Avg price

$6.99

Member Reviews

    Test results

    • 41
      Egg yolk
    • 13
      Rice starch
    • 44
      Baked-on cheese
    • 52
      Red wine
    • 58
      Coffee
    • 61
      Minced meat

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    Good points

    • OK at removing coffee stains.
    • OK at removing minced-meat stains.

    Bad points

    • Poor at removing egg-yolk stains.
    • Extremely poor at removing rice stains.
    • Poor at removing baked-on cheese stains.
    • Just OK at removing red wine stains.

    How we test

    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.

    Model

    • Avg price

      $6.99

    • Type

      Powder

    • Cost per load

      14c

    • Washes per pack

      50

    • Pack size

      1000

    • Dissolvable wrapper

      n/a

    Specifications

    • pH

      11

    • Origin

      New Zealand

    • Contain rinse aid

      Yes

    • Phosphate free

      Yes

    • Fragrance

      Lemon

    Member reviews

    1 Member review

    Works fine for me

    Pros

    Cleans the dishes well
    No after smells
    No rinse aid residue left on dishes

    Cons

    Not that Im aware of..but I scrub off all leftover food residue on my dishes before loading so this product work for me ..I have never tried putting baked on dishes in dishwasher ..have always hand washed them
    The plastic dishes are always wet at the end of the dishwash cycle

    Recommend it?

    Yes, I recommend this product.

    Pallavi P.

    Used 6 months or more