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Product review
October 2020

Laundry stain removers

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October 2020

Vanish Preen

Oxi Action Everyday Stains

Price
$8.00
Score
65

Test results

  • 68
    Everyday grime
  • 62
    Collar & cuff grime
  • 79
    Grass
  • 51
    Olive oil
  • 81
    Tomato
  • 80
    Make-up
  • 50
    Chocolate ice cream
  • 56
    Baby food
  • 38
    Motor oil
  • 38
    Blood

Good points

  • OK at removing everyday grime.
  • OK at removing collar and cuff stains.
  • Good at removing grass stains.
  • Very good at removing tomato stains.
  • Very good at removing make-up stains.
  • OK at removing baby food stains.

Bad points

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

Product

  • Avg price

    $8.00

  • Cost per 100ml/g

    $2.02

  • Price surveyed

    October 2020

  • Powder or liquid

    Spray

  • Pack size (g/ml)

    375ml

Label claims

  • Active ingredients listed

    Hydrogen Peroxide

  • Chlorine bleach free claim

    No

  • Colour safe claim

    Yes

  • Antibacterial claim

    No

  • Septic safe claim

    No

  • Is packaging recyclable?

    Yes

  • Notes

    Silk, wool or fabrics with non-colourfast dyes, fluorescents or khaki clothing

More info

  • Biodegradable claim

    No

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