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Enzymes are bio-based cleaning agents that act specifically on certain types of stains. There are different types of enzymes, each of which is specialised in the removal of certain stains and impurities (fat, starch, protein ...). Each enzyme contained in Persil formulas acts as a catalyst and is activated more than once during the wash cycle to completely remove all dirt particles. Even at low temperatures. Regardless of their concentration, enzymes must be indicated on the packaging in accordance with the EU Detergents Regulation.

More on Persil enzymes

The main enzymes used in Persil formulas are proteases, amylases and cellulases:


Remove dirt based on proteins such as egg, blood and milk


Remove sugar and starch-based stains such as pasta, potatoes, rice and cereals


Smoothen the textile and provide color care, whiteness and anti-pilling

How do we use enzymes?

Persil relentlessly develops state-of-the art enzymes to follow changing habits in the society and effectively remove even the latest type of stains. Cold-active enzymes, additionally, help removing stains already at low washing temperatures such as 20 or 30 °C.

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