Toilet cleaners

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Earthwise

Plant Powered Toilet Cleaner

score

57

Avg price

$4.99

Member Reviews

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    How we test

    Overall score is determined solely by cleaning performance. We stain white tiles with a NASA formulation of simulated faeces. We then apply toilet cleaner to the tile and scrub it with a sponge attached to a mechanical arm.

    To assess cleanliness we measure the reflectance of the tile before applying the stain and again after cleaning. Each product is tested three times, with the results averaged for a final score.

    Find out more about how we test toilet cleaners.

    Product

    • Avg price

      $4.99

    • Type

      Liquid

    • Origin

      New Zealand

    • Pack size (ml)

      500

    • Ingredients (as stated on the bottle)

      Water, caprylyl/capryl glucoside, citric acid, xanthan gum, tea tree oil, pine leaf oil, sodium benzoate

    • Price per 100ml ($)

      1.00

    • Child-proof cap

    • Recommended application time

      5-10 minutes

    • Bottle neck type

      Angled neck

    More info

    • Notes

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    Member reviews

    3 Member reviews

    Very Good on several counts

    Pros

    It cleans well and smells good and is a NZ product. In an earlier Consumer Survey I recall it being high up on the list and that's why I switched. I'm surprised to see it so low down the list on this new survey.

    Cons

    Not aware of any

    Recommend it?

    Yes, I recommend this product.

    Douglas H.

    Used 6 months or more

    Seems to encourage stains

    Pros

    Bowl looks really clean immediately after cleaning

    Cons

    Within a day or two stains appear which seem to be caused by the cleaner as this did not used to happen with previous cleaners. They are easily removed, but not what I want from a toilet cleaner.

    Recommend it?

    No, this product has too many drawbacks.

    Barbara W.

    Used 3 - 6 months

    Is the tile test realistic?

    Pros

    Smell quite pleasant.

    Cons

    Despite regular cleaning there was a build up of discolouration in the toilet pan over a number of weeks. This discolouration was easily removed by a previously used cleaner.

    Recommend it?

    No, this product has too many drawbacks.

    Sheila B.

    Used 1 - 3 months