Dishwasher detergents
Product review
Updated November 2020

Dishwasher detergents

Tablet or powder? See which type tops our test.

October 2020

Shine

Dishwasher Powder Concentrate

Price
$5.00
Score
48

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Test results

  • 52
    Egg yolk
  • 15
    Rice starch
  • 43
    Baked-on cheese
  • 55
    Red wine
  • 58
    Coffee
  • 66
    Minced meat

Good points

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

Bad points

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

Model

  • Avg price

    $5.00

  • Type

    Powder

  • Cost per load

    10c

  • Washes per pack

    50

  • Pack size

    1000

  • Dissolvable wrapper

    na

Specifications

  • pH

    10.8

  • Origin

    China

  • Contain rinse aid

    No

  • Phosphate free

    Yes

  • Fragrance

    Lemon

More info

  • Notes

    Available at Countdown

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