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Product review
Updated April 2021

Laundry detergents

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April 2021

Water

Water

Price
$n/a
Score
55
Just OK

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Test results

  • 46
    Everyday grime
  • 53
    Collar & cuff grime
  • 76
    Grass
  • 59
    Olive oil
  • 60
    Make-up
  • 65
    Chocolate ice cream
  • 64
    Baby food
  • 32
    Blood

Good points

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

Bad points

  • Just OK at removing everyday grime.
  • Just OK at removing collar and cuff stains.
  • Poor at removing blood stains.

Product

  • Avg price

    $n/a

  • Cost per wash

    $n/a

  • Test machine

    Front

  • Type

    Liquid

  • Pack size (g/ml)

    n/a

  • Washes per pack

    n/a

Label claims

  • Has enzymes

    Not applicable

  • Has optical brighteners

    Not applicable

  • Low to no phosphate claim

    Not applicable

  • Safe for septic tanks claim

    Not applicable

More info

    Member reviews

    1 Member review

    Would like to see separate Cold vs Warm vs Hot water tests. No detergent.

    Pros

    I presume this test was for cold water. Pros for cold is cheap and safe for septic systems and the environment.

    Cons

    Not as effective as warm water and I suspect by quite a margin. All the same pros go for warm water (septic; environment) and at minimal extra cost when compared to detergents.
    This needs testing!

    Recommend it?

    Maybe, it depends on what you're after.

    Peter I.

    Used 6 months or more