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Ecostore

Eucalyptus Laundry Liquid

score

65

Avg price

$10.00

Member Reviews

    Test results

    • 60
      Everyday grime
    • 56
      Collar & cuff grime
    • 83
      Grass
    • 65
      Olive oil
    • 76
      Tomato
    • 74
      Make-up
    • 63
      Chocolate ice cream
    • 63
      Baby food
    • 62
      Motor oil
    • 74
      Blood

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    Good points

    • OK at removing everyday grime.
    • OK at removing collar and cuff stains.
    • Very good at removing grass stains.
    • OK at removing olive oil stains.
    • Good at removing tomato stains.
    • Good at removing make-up stains.
    • OK at removing chocolate ice cream stains.
    • OK at removing baby food stains.
    • OK at removing motor oil stains.
    • Good at removing blood stains.

    Bad points

    No obvious bad points.

    How we test

    Overall score includes:

    Everyday grime (35%)
    Collar & cuff stains (20%)
    Grass (15%)
    Olive oil (6%)
    Tomato (4%)
    Make-up (4%)
    Chocolate ice cream (4%)
    Baby food (4%)
    Motor oil (4%)
    Blood (4%)

    Most products have two sets of test results – front-loader and top-loader. For this test, both the front- and top-loader were set on “normal” wash cycles — the type of wash cycle an average consumer is likely to choose to wash an everyday load.

    Find out more about what our testing involves.

    Product

    • Avg price

      $10.00

    • Cost per wash

      $0.36

    • Price surveyed

      July 2020

    • Test machine

      Front

    • Powder or liquid

      Liquid

    • Pack size (g/ml)

      1000

    • Washes per pack

      28

    Label claims

    • Has enzymes

      No

    • Has optical brighteners

      No

    • Low to no phosphate claim

      Yes

    • Safe for septic tanks claim

      Yes

    More info

      Member reviews

      1 Member review

      Ecostore Laundry Liquid

      Pros

      +++ Can refill the plastic containers at some outlets.
      +++ We use this to replace Persil Sensitive powder/liquid in a top loader and got similar price per wash and cleaning power.
      ++ No scent that I have noticed.
      ++ No skin or respiratory reactions.

      Cons

      -- Room for improvement in cleaning power but I'm happy to trade this off against the other benefits.
      - Depending on where you buy it, the price per wash can be higher.

      Recommend it?

      Yes, I recommend this product.

      Mark H.

      Used 6 months or more