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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

Original

Price
$6.99
Score
80
Good
Recommended

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Test results

  • 83
    Everyday grime
  • 70
    Collar & cuff grime
  • 95
    Grass
  • 73
    Olive oil
  • 69
    Make-up
  • 83
    Chocolate ice cream
  • 100
    Baby food
  • 55
    Blood

Good points

  • Very good at removing everyday grime.
  • Good 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.
  • OK at removing blood stains.

Bad points

No obvious bad points.

Product

  • Avg price

    $6.99

  • Cost per wash

    $0.32

  • Test machine

    Front

  • Type

    Powder

  • Pack size (g/ml)

    1000

  • Washes per pack

    22

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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