Laundry stain removers

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Pre-Wash Fabric Stain Remover

score

63

Avg price

$2.00

Member Reviews

    Test results

    • 64
      Everyday grime
    • 63
      Collar & cuff grime
    • 73
      Grass
    • 53
      Olive oil
    • 79
      Tomato
    • 63
      Make-up
    • 52
      Chocolate ice cream
    • 42
      Baby food
    • 45
      Motor oil
    • 77
      Blood

    Good points

    • OK at removing everyday grime.
    • OK at removing collar and cuff stains.
    • Good at removing grass stains.
    • Good at removing tomato stains.
    • OK at removing make-up stains.
    • Good at removing blood stains.

    Bad points

    • Just OK at removing olive oil stains.
    • Just OK at removing chocolate ice cream stains.
    • Poor at removing baby food stains.
    • Just OK at removing motor oil stains.

    Product

    • Avg price

      $2.00

    • Cost per 100ml/g

      $0.40

    • Price surveyed

      October 2020

    • Powder or liquid

      Spray

    • Pack size (g/ml)

      500ml

    Label claims

    • Active ingredients listed

      None

    • Chlorine bleach free claim

      No

    • Colour safe claim

      No

    • Antibacterial claim

      No

    • Septic safe claim

      Yes

    • Is packaging recyclable?

      Bottle only

    • Notes

      Wool, silk or denim fabrics where non-colourfast dyes may be present

    More info

    • Biodegradable claim

      No