Laundry stain removers

Which brands are best at tackling tough stains?

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Vanish Napisan

Oxi Action Crystal White Whiter Whites

recommended

69

Avg price

$9.50

Member Reviews

    Test results

    • 75
      Everyday grime
    • 62
      Collar & cuff grime
    • 78
      Grass
    • 56
      Olive oil
    • 83
      Tomato
    • 62
      Make-up
    • 62
      Chocolate ice cream
    • 91
      Baby food
    • 48
      Motor oil
    • 24
      Blood

    Good points

    • OK at removing everyday grime.
    • OK at removing collar and cuff stains.
    • Good at removing grass stains.
    • OK at removing olive oil stains.
    • Very good at removing tomato stains.
    • OK at removing make-up stains.
    • OK at removing chocolate ice cream stains.
    • Excellent at removing baby food stains.

    Bad points

    • Just OK at removing motor oil stains.
    • Extremely poor at removing blood stains.

    Product

    • Avg price

      $9.50

    • Cost per 100ml/g

      $0.95

    • Price surveyed

      October 2020

    • Powder or liquid

      Powder

    • Pack size (g/ml)

      1000g

    Label claims

    • Active ingredients listed

      Sodium Percarbonate

    • Chlorine bleach free claim

      No

    • Colour safe claim

      Yes

    • Antibacterial claim

      No

    • Septic safe claim

      No

    • Is packaging recyclable?

      Yes

    • Notes

      Wool, silk, leather, chiffon, satin, embroidered garments or on any fabric that may use non-colourfast dyes

    More info

    • Biodegradable claim

      No