Cloth Nappy Detergents (UK)

This is an excerpt of the UK detergent index. The full index contains 40 different detergents and is available exclusively to Clean Cloth Nappies website members with a current quarterly or annual subscription.

AU/ NZ detergents are listed separately.

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Ariel Original Washing Liquid

  • Liquid
  • Top rated
  • Enzymes

Recommended for:
  • Medium water
  • Hard water
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Premium detergent. Contains phosphates. Gives an excellent clean on par with powder.

Sudsy in soft water.


≥40℃ Warm or hot wash.
UK detergent doses vary depending on water hardness and machine size. More information.

Ariel Original Washing Powder

  • Powder
  • Top rated
  • Enzymes

Recommended for:
  • Soft water
  • Medium water
  • Hard water
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Premium detergent. Contains added wash boosters (sodium percarbonate). Leaves nappies stain-free and beautifully clean.

Incredibly reliable in soft water.


≥40℃ Warm or hot wash.
UK detergent doses vary depending on water hardness and machine size. More information.

Fairy Non Bio Laundry Powder

  • Powder
  • Top rated

Recommended for:
  • Soft water
  • Medium water
  • Hard water
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Hot (60ºC) wash only. Contains perfumes so not “sensitive safe”. Phosphate-free.


60℃ Hot wash.
UK detergent doses vary depending on water hardness and machine size. More information.

Fairy Non-Bio Liquid

  • Liquid
  • Top rated

Recommended for:
  • Medium water
  • Hard water
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Gets very sudsy in soft water, reducing dosage lead to nappies not getting clean.

Works fine in hard – moderate water, use powder for soft water.


60℃ Hot wash.
UK detergent doses vary depending on water hardness and machine size. More information.

Persil (UK) Bio Laundry Powder

  • Powder
  • Enzymes

Recommended for:
  • Soft water
  • Medium water
  • Hard water
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Persil (UK) Bio powder is suitable for most water hardness. A significant amount is required to work well in harder water.

 


≥40℃ Warm or hot wash.
UK detergent doses vary depending on water hardness and machine size. More information.
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