Updated 12 Sep 2017

Earthwise

Dishwasher Tablets Lemon

Snapshot: The Earthwise Dishwasher Tablets Lemon is a tablet detergent that has a dissolvable wrapper and costs 45 cents per wash. How well does it clean your dishes?

Dishwasher Tablets Lemon
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$13.49

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Test results

Overall score
48
Egg yolk
?/10
Rice starch
?/10
Baked-on cheese
?/10
Red wine
?/10
Coffee
?/10

Good points

  • OK at removing red wine stains.
  • OK at removing coffee stains.
  • OK at removing minced-meat stains.
  • Dissolvable wrapper.

But

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

Key data

Extra test results

Minced meat
6.1/10

Model

Avg price
$13.49
Type
Tablet
Pack size
30
Cost per load
45c

Specifications

Washes per pack
30
pH
10.8
Origin
New Zealand

Features

Dissolvable wrapper
Yes

Claims

Contain rinse aid
Yes
Septic safe
Yes
Phosphate free
Yes
Cruelty free
Yes

More Info

Notes
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