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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
58
Average
Recommended

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Test results

  • 60
    Everyday grime
  • 48
    Collar & cuff grime
  • 68
    Grass
  • 51
    Olive oil
  • 69
    Make-up
  • 65
    Chocolate ice cream
  • 77
    Baby food
  • 36
    Blood

Good points

  • OK at removing everyday grime.
  • OK at removing grass stains.
  • OK at removing make-up stains.
  • OK at removing chocolate ice cream stains.
  • Good at removing baby food stains.

Bad points

  • Just OK at removing collar and cuff stains.
  • Just OK at removing olive oil stains.
  • Poor at removing blood stains.

Product

  • Avg price

    $6.99

  • Cost per wash

    $0.32

  • Test machine

    Top

  • Type

    Powder

  • Pack size (g/ml)

    1000

  • Washes per pack

    22

Label claims

  • Has enzymes

    Yes

  • Has optical brighteners

    Yes

  • Low to no phosphate claim

    Yes

  • Safe for septic tanks claim

    No

More info

    Member reviews

    1 Member review

    Still the best

    Pros

    Have used many brands in the past but always come back to Persil as doing the best job.

    Cons

    None of any note

    Recommend it?

    Yes, I recommend this product.

    Ian

    Used 6 months or more

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