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Persil

Dual Capsules with Built-in Pre-treaters

score

77

Avg price

$13.99

Member Reviews

    Test results

    • 74
      Everyday grime
    • 72
      Collar & cuff grime
    • 93
      Grass
    • 65
      Olive oil
    • 80
      Tomato
    • 95
      Make-up
    • 93
      Chocolate ice cream
    • 86
      Baby food
    • 56
      Motor oil
    • 59
      Blood

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    Good points

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

      $13.99

    • Cost per wash

      $0.78

    • Price surveyed

      June 2019

    • Test machine

      Front

    • Powder or liquid

      Capsule

    • Pack size (g/ml)

      18

    • Washes per pack

      18

    Label claims

    • Has enzymes

      Yes

    • Has optical brighteners

      No

    • Low to no phosphate

      Yes

    • Safe for septic tanks

      No

    More info

      Member reviews

      1 Member review

      Top loader best results

      Pros

      No mess and great results every time.

      Cons

      Too big to go into my dispenser but it works just fine in with the clothes

      Recommend it?

      Yes, I recommend this product.

      Hills Cleaning Service Ltd T.

      Used 6 months or more