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Product review
Updated April 2021

Laundry detergents

Find the best laundry detergent for your needs with our buying guide and test results. 

April 2021

Persil

with a Touch of Comfort Inspired Freshness

Price
$6.99
Score
78
Good
Recommended

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Test results

  • 82
    Everyday grime
  • 69
    Collar & cuff grime
  • 91
    Grass
  • 71
    Olive oil
  • 69
    Make-up
  • 85
    Chocolate ice cream
  • 100
    Baby food
  • 52
    Blood

Good points

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

Bad points

  • Just OK at removing blood stains.

Product

  • Avg price

    $6.99

  • Cost per wash

    $0.28

  • Test machine

    Front

  • Type

    Powder

  • Pack size (g/ml)

    1000

  • Washes per pack

    25

Label claims

  • Has enzymes

    Not stated

  • Has optical brighteners

    Not stated

  • Low to no phosphate claim

    Yes

  • Safe for septic tanks claim

    Not stated

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