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Product review
Updated October 2023

Laundry detergents

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October 2023


Sensitive Liquid


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Test results

  • 47
    Cleaning performance

Good points

  • Good at removing make-up stains.

Bad points

  • Terrible at removing everyday grime.
  • Poor at removing olive oil stains.
  • Poor at removing blood stains.
  • Poor at removing engine oil stains.
  • Poor at removing tomato stains.


  • Type
  • Washes per pack

Other ratings

  • Packaging assessment
  • Environmental assessment
  • Safety

Product details

  • Avg price
  • Cost per wash
  • Pack size
  • Packaging type
  • Country of origin
  • Fragrance
    Not stated
  • Eco

Packaging claims

  • Has enzymes
    Not stated
  • Has optical brighteners
    Not stated
  • Low or no phosphate claim
  • Safe for septic tanks claim
  • Grey water safe claim
  • Accreditations

More info

  • Availability

Member reviews

4 Member reviews

Doesn't clean well

Unscented, doesn't make me sneeze or itch my skin.


Price is $10 - $10.69 in 3 different supermarkets in Nelson city not $8! Does NOT clean as well as Ultimate Persil, Active Persil, Dynamo liquid. New whites get dingy quickly, clothing starts to smell. Fails to remove oily fat stains, tea, chilli, bright red lipstick & pigmented glosses, black waterproof mascara & liquid liner, collar and cuff grime. Needs to be assisted by extra soaking, pretreating. Smells build up so bad whole loads need to be rewashed. Used this product 25 years and it used to be excellent with a higher Consumer rating but it has declined in the last few years.

Recommend it?

Maybe, it depends on what you're after.

Allan T.

Used 6 months or more

Good for sensitive skin

I get great results using half a scoop -half the recommended dose - for all day to day clothing - kids and adults. Workshop overalls get a prewash, and full scoop. No problems getting cooking fat/oil stains etc off if I use a spray stain remover on them before washing.
We have a septic tank so are limited in what we can use, but on the plus side, we have soft bore water, which may help.



Recommend it?

Yes, I recommend this product.

Raewyn v.

Used 6 months or more

Best for Skin allergies

Absolutely no skin reaction when using this product..Washes clothes well, no problem removing 'stains' from husband's dirty overalls. .. plus - no perfume = bonus



Recommend it?

Yes, I recommend this product.

Elayne Sanders

Used 6 months or more

Comfortable on my skin

Other laundry detergents make my skin itchy. Some are overly perfumed, with an annoying, unnecessary lingering smell. This powder doesn't smell and doesn't make me itchy. I haven't noticed that it does not clean well compared to others. It seems fine with sweat, blood, food stains, grass stains and mud.


No, it's all good.

Recommend it?

Yes, I recommend this product.


Used 6 months or more

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