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Stiftung Warentest: These dishwasher tabs clean best

This is how it should be: The dishes come out of the dishwasher clean, with no water or limescale stains. Stiftung Warentest has tested which tabs can do this best.

Without leftovers, but sparkling clean: this is how dishes and cutlery should get out of the dishwasher. But which detergent is best to use so that you are satisfied with the result in the end?

Dishwasher tabs: these are the test winners

Stiftung Warentest tested 13 tabs ("test" magazine, issue 10/2020). The result is that expensive doesn't have to be good. On the contrary: Lidl's own brands "W5 Dishwasher Tabs Multi-Power All in 1" and Rossmann "Domol Dishwasher Tabs Ultra Power All-in-one" are test winners.

A tab costs seven or eight cents here. And other private labels from retail and drugstore chains also performed well in the test. They also cost as much as the test winners. The "Multitabs" from Claro are more expensive but environmentally friendly for 17 cents per wash cycle.

Marken-Tab is the loser of the test

Branded tabs, on the other hand, do worse. They sometimes leave limescale and water stains on the dishes. The “Powerball All in 1 0%” dishwasher tabs from Finish were the losers in the test with the grade “unsatisfactory”. They not only leave food residues behind, but also colored deposits after 30 washes. In the endurance test, they also disfigured glasses and ruined silver.

In addition, Stiftung Warentest tested two gel pillows as an alternative to the tabs. You do well. The experts say: Not a good alternative to tabs.

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