Answers to all your frequently asked questions below!
With the dosage table on each Persil package, you can easily read the required dosage quantity for the respective laundry items.
The dosage quantity depends on how soiled the laundry is (presented in the columns). The dosage information for all types of Persil always refers to a machine load of 4.5 kg of laundry.
Each Persil package contains a concrete dosage recommendation. The optimum detergent quantity depends on the quantity of laundry in the machine, how soiled it is etc. If, due to extremely soiled laundry, a pre-wash seems necessary, select the lowest quantity recommended in the dosage recommendation.
You protect the environment, save money and avoid deposits on the equipment and textiles only if you use the right dosage of detergent.
No soiling or stains* are visible. Some pieces of clothing have absorbed body odour. Examples: Light summer and sports clothing (worn a few hours), t-shirts, shirts, blouses (worn up to 1 day), guest bed linen and hand towels (used 1 day).
Soiling visible and/or a few light stains* are visible. Examples: t-shirts, shirts, blouses (sweaty or worn numerous times), underwear (worn 1 day), hand towels, bed linens (used up to 1 week), curtains without nicotine soiling (up to ½ year use).
Soiling and/or stains* are clearly visible. Examples: dish and kitchen hand towels, cloth serviettes, baby bibs, children's and football clothing (soiled with grass and dirt), tennis clothing (soiled with Kieselrot dioxin), work clothing (such as mechanic's overalls, baker and butcher clothing that can be washed in the household)
Very badly soiled:
Numerous and intensive soiling and/or stains* clearly visible and possibly older, clothing pieces with strong unpleasant odours.
Examples: soiling mentioned above on table linens, cloth serviettes, dish and kitchen hand towels, cleaning rags, mops, baby bibs, children's, sports and football clothing (strongly soiled with mud, soil and grass), work clothing.
* Typical stains
Bleachable: tea, coffee, fruit, vegetable
Containing protein/carbohydrate: blood, egg, milk, starch
Containing fat/oil: skin oils, cooking oil/fats, sauces, mineral oil, waxes
Pigment: soot, earth, sand
It would be better if you did not wash badly soiled and slightly soiled laundry together. Badly soiled laundry generally needs a higher dosage and sometimes a higher wash temperature, while slightly soiled laundry can be washed at 30° C with a smaller dosage.
As a rule, no. Exceptions: extremely badly soiled textiles, e.g. from the areas of work clothing, outdoor sports, garden and agriculture.
Whites 60° C
If very stubborn stains were not removed after the first wash, it's best to pre-treat it before the next wash cycle and then select a higher quantity of detergent.
Alternatively, you can soak the clothing pieces over night in a detergent solution or select the soaking function in the washing machine.
These stains are often residual stains containing dyes, for instance from coffee, tea, fruit, vegetables, spices, sauces etc., that were not completely removed during the first wash. These powerful yellow- to orange-coloured stains stay on the textiles after the wash cycle if too little detergent was used.
To remove especially colour-intensive or older stains, most of the time a prior soaking over night in bleach-containing suds is required.
Detergents with high skin tolerance manage without contents that could trigger allergies.
Yes, sensitive detergents such as Persil Sensitive also achieves pure white laundry.
No, many people prone to allergies can also use a detergent with a skin-allergy-tolerant scent. People prone to allergies who are not able to tolerate even this type of detergent should then turn to special products without any scent.
Yes, Persil Sensitive is effective even in cold wash.
No, Persil Sensitive should always be measured according to the water hardness and the laundry's degree of soiling.
Yes, Persil Sensitive can be used to wash coloured clothing.
Because it is especially skin tolerant.
No, Persil Sensitive is available for purchase in numerous shopping locations such as grocery stores and supermarkets.
Sensitive detergent such as Persil Sensitive, which is dermatologically tested and displays a high skin tolerance.
Sort the laundry according to white, light and dark colours. White laundry should be washed separately. Wash the laundry in a boil/coloured wash program with Persil Sensitive. Note the degree of the laundry's soiling for the dosage of detergent. The Persil stain advisor helps with especially stubborn stains.