Toilet cleaners

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Earthwise

Plant Powered Toilet Cleaner

recommended

74

Avg price

$4.99

Member Reviews

    Earthwise Plant Powered Toilet Cleaner is a gel that costs 10¢ per 10ml and is good at cleaning toilets.

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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 mechanical arm.

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

    Product

    • Avg price

      $4.99

    • Type

      Gel

    • Origin

      New Zealand

    • Pack size (ml)

      500

    • Ingredients (as stated on the bottle)

      Water, caprylyl/capryl glucoside, citric acid, xanthan gum (thickening agent), tea tree oil, pine needle oil, sodium benzoate

    • Price per 10ml ($)

      10¢

    • Child-proof cap

    • Recommended application time

      5-10 minutes

    • Bottle neck type

      Angled

    More info

    • Notes

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    Member reviews

    2 Member reviews

    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