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Dropps dishwasher pacs
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Post# 863247   1/21/2016 at 09:26 (461 days old) by mamapinky (blairsville pa)        

Any of you try them? They contain 8.0% phosphorus in the form of Phosphates? Cheryl

Post# 863253 , Reply# 1   1/21/2016 at 09:59 (461 days old) by joeypete (Concord, NH)        

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I don't see phosphates listed on their website description:

INGREDIENTS: Sodium carbonate, sodium silicate, TAED (tetraacetylethylenediamine), enzymes, limonene.


Post# 863257 , Reply# 2   1/21/2016 at 10:22 (461 days old) by mamapinky (blairsville pa)        

For some reason its not listed in the ingredients. ..but on the container its listed under the ingredients

Post# 863258 , Reply# 3   1/21/2016 at 10:26 (461 days old) by mamapinky (blairsville pa)        

Tryin to show a pic of it lol

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Post# 863260 , Reply# 4   1/21/2016 at 10:27 (461 days old) by mamapinky (blairsville pa)        

That's a screen shot off the net from Dropps..ill try taking a pic off of my container

Post# 863264 , Reply# 5   1/21/2016 at 10:31 (461 days old) by mamapinky (blairsville pa)        

I took a pic of the back of my container. .hope it uploads here sometimes it won't

Post# 863265 , Reply# 6   1/21/2016 at 10:33 (461 days old) by mamapinky (blairsville pa)        

Sorry it won't..sometimes when I try to post a pic it just keeps posting the first one I post..weird

Post# 863269 , Reply# 7   1/21/2016 at 10:46 (461 days old) by joeypete (Concord, NH)        

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Wow it s commercial formula?

Post# 863272 , Reply# 8   1/21/2016 at 11:09 (461 days old) by mamapinky (blairsville pa)        

Funny thing is..I haven't seen anywhere its said for commercial use. Actually another member here Mich told me about them..and another thing some people have found them at their local Target..however my target didn't stock them. I ordered from Walmart .com...they are on Amazon and on Dropps website.

Post# 863273 , Reply# 9   1/21/2016 at 11:16 (461 days old) by mamapinky (blairsville pa)        

My old dishwasher has to have phosphates or nothings getting clean. When I did my first load with the Dropps..I bypassed prewash since I want to see how well these would preform..a full load and I scrape but never rinse. Everything was gleemingly clean and spotless and polished.

Post# 863274 , Reply# 10   1/21/2016 at 11:25 (461 days old) by joeypete (Concord, NH)        

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Nice! I'll have to see if my Target has these. I've been using the Member's Mark (Sam's) pacs and they work very well too. I add a small amount of STPP to each load too and some Clorox pellets to the prewash (mostly to help with staining).

Post# 863281 , Reply# 11   1/21/2016 at 11:47 (461 days old) by mamapinky (blairsville pa)        

Joey I also usually use STPP. What I hate is that there's no cloranated detergents except gels on the shelves anymore. Old machines with their shorter wash times benefit from chlorine. I have been adding my own Chlorine Bleach with Cascade pods, I know it kills the enzymes but the surfactants still work lol. Actually what I've found works great for me with just a 15 minute wash cycle is to just turn the dial back around for another 15 minutes of wash time giving enzymes time to work....but ya check out the Dropps they are wonderful and I'm very grateful to Mich for finding them. Cheryl

Post# 863294 , Reply# 12   1/21/2016 at 12:53 (461 days old) by Yogitunes (New Jersey)        

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I am glad your having great result from the dishwasher packs....

I bought the ones for laundry, and there were worthless colored water....could explain why Walmart had them on clearance for .50cents a bag.....


Post# 863298 , Reply# 13   1/21/2016 at 12:56 (461 days old) by mamapinky (blairsville pa)        

There's no phosphates in the Dropps laundry detergent pacs either and ya I've heard they wernt any good

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