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Product review
Updated April 2021

Laundry detergents

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April 2021

Essentials

Laundry Powder

Price
$6.50
Score
51
Just OK

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Test results

  • 50
    Everyday grime
  • 43
    Collar & cuff grime
  • 65
    Grass
  • 46
    Olive oil
  • 55
    Make-up
  • 50
    Chocolate ice cream
  • 48
    Baby food
  • 59
    Blood

Good points

  • OK at removing grass stains.
  • OK at removing make-up stains.
  • OK at removing blood stains.

Bad points

  • Poor at removing everyday grime.
  • Poor at removing collar and cuff stains.
  • Just OK at removing olive oil stains.
  • Just OK at removing chocolate ice cream stains.
  • Just OK at removing baby food stains.

Product

  • Avg price

    $6.50

  • Cost per wash

    $0.20

  • Test machine

    Top

  • Type

    Powder

  • Pack size (g/ml)

    4000

  • Washes per pack

    32

Label claims

  • Has enzymes

    No

  • Has optical brighteners

    No

  • Low to no phosphate claim

    Yes

  • Safe for septic tanks claim

    No

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