SCORES

Consumer Voice - - Household Detergent Powders -

Rin

18.64

15.49

7.78

7.33

5.99

6.0

2.56

3.66

2

Tide Plus

21.03

9.73

7.87

7.28

5.99

6.0

2.50

3.71

1.5 Su­per Nirma Blue

21.27

11.14

10.0

5.67

5.21

4.05

3.16

2.70

15 Uni Wash

15.66

14.91

10.0

6.37

5.10

3.80

3.74

2.18

2 All the brands were found to be above the de­clared net weight. c) Net mass of the ma­te­rial when packed d) Batch num­ber or lot num­ber in code or oth­er­wise: e) Month and year of man­u­fac­ture f) MRP g) Stan­dard mark, if any; h) Crit­i­cal in­gre­di­ents in de­scend­ing or­der

quan­tity, (per­cent by mass):

of

Ac­cord­ing to the la­belling re­quire­ments laid down by BIS, each packet of de­ter­gent pow­der should also carry a cau­tion state­ment that reads: De­ter­gent so­lu­tions can be skin ir­ri­tants. Avoid pro­longed con­tact. Rinse gar­ments and hands thor­oughly.

The scores were as­signed ac­cord­ing to in­for­ma­tion pro­vided by man­u­fac­tur­ers. It must be noted that not one of the tested brands fea­tured the pre­scribed cau­tion­ary state­ment.

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