Product review
Updated June 2022

Laundry detergents

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June 2022

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Concentrated Laundry Detergent Sheets Tropical Breeze

Price
$12.5
Score
26
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Good points

No obvious good points.

Bad points

  • Terrible at removing everyday grime.
  • Terrible at removing collar and cuff grime.
  • Terrible at removing grass stains.
  • Terrible at removing olive oil stains.
  • Poor at removing ice cream stains.
  • Terrible at removing blood stains.
  • Terrible at removing engine oil stains.
  • Terrible at removing tomato stains.

Product

  • Type

    Sheets

  • Washes per pack

    60

Other ratings

  • Packaging assessment

    Acceptable

  • Environmental assessment

    Acceptable

  • Safety

    Poor

Product details

  • Avg price

    $12.5

  • Cost per wash

    $0.21

  • Pack size

    60 sheets

  • Packaging type

    Cardboard

  • Country of origin

    China

  • Fragrance

    Tropical Breeze

Packaging claims

  • Has enzymes

    No

  • Has optical brighteners

    No

  • Low or no phosphate claim

    Yes

  • Safe for septic tanks claim

    Not stated

  • Grey water safe claim

    Not stated

  • Accreditations

    None stated

More info

    Member reviews

    5 Member reviews

    Tried Re-Stor

    Pros

    Recyclable Cardboard packaging. Easy to use.

    Cons

    Hard to tell if it works or not. We usually also use a laundry disinfectant like Sard or Canestan, as well have lots of pets and pet laundry. I didn't notice any difference to our previous detergent.

    It's hard to get. Supply is unreliable unless you order online.

    Recommend it?

    Maybe, it depends on what you're after.

    Steve W.

    Used 1 - 3 months

    Might be OK if you don't get your clothes dirty.

    Pros

    Not many.

    Cons

    Would not clean farm clothes at all, tried 3 sheets in smallish load and still didn't do anything useful. Half a scoop of persil has the clothes clean and that's a vastly better outcome.

    Recommend it?

    No, this product has too many drawbacks.

    Geoffrey S.

    Used 1 month or less

    Maybe it’s the machine. We have a Samsung front loader using cold cycle

    Pros

    Works fine
    No mess

    Cons

    Expensive

    Recommend it?

    Yes, I recommend this product.

    Stephen S.

    Used 3 - 6 months

    Disappointing

    Pros

    None

    Cons

    These sheets did not work for me. Tried one sheet per load, clothes did not come out of machine clean, then tried two sheets per load, no improvement. Great idea environmentally but a waste of money for me, not a cheap product.

    Recommend it?

    No, this product has too many drawbacks.

    Dorothy M.

    Used 1 month or less

    I use this product

    Pros

    I've been using this washing powder for a while now for everyday clothes and linen. I am actually impressed how clean our clothes are.

    The packaging alone is impressive enough to warrant a try.

    Cons

    I find it easiest to have sheets dissolving ahead of time.

    Recommend it?

    Yes, I recommend this product.

    Kelli I.

    Used 3 - 6 months

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