Product review
Updated February 2022

Dishwasher detergents

Tablet or powder? See which type tops our test.

February 2022

Finish

Power Powder Classic Lemon Sparkle

Price
$5.49
Score
53

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Test results

  • 53
    Cleaning performance

Cleaning performance scores

  • Egg yolk

    85

  • Rice starch

    11

  • Baked-on cheese

    40

  • Red wine

    36

  • Coffee

    50

  • Minced meat

    95

Other ratings

  • Packaging assessment

    Acceptable

  • Environmental assessment

    Poor

  • Safety

    Good

Product details

  • Type

    Powder

  • Avg price

    $5.49

  • Cost per wash

    $0.11

  • Packaging type

    Plastic bottle

  • Washes per pack

    50

  • Pack size

    1kg

  • Fragrance

    Lemon sparkle

Specifications

  • pH

    11.1

  • Dissolvable wrapper

    n/a

  • Origin

    Made in Poland

Packaging claims

  • Contain rinse aid claim
  • Cruelty free claim
  • Septic tank safe claim

    Yes, "Suitable for most septic tanks, however refer to manufacturer of your wastewater treatment system for septic advice."

  • Grey water safe claim

More info

    Member reviews

    1 Member review

    Mix them up

    Pros

    It's OK for washing, but I've found that doing a tablet wash from time to time helps remove some buildup from the dishwasher.
    Good for boiling up dish cloths.

    Cons

    Long term use causes a greasy buildup in the dishwasher.

    Recommend it?

    Maybe, it depends on what you're after.

    Ken M.

    Used 6 months or more

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