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Pine-Sol Original all-purpose cleaner

 
Approximate retail price:
$6.80
Summary: This Pine-Sol all-purpose cleaners
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Community icon11 people have reviewed this model.
Type: Liquid cleaners
About - Pine-Sol Original

The Pine-Sol Original is part of the all-purpose cleaner test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, all-purpose cleaners models like the Original are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Soap scum:
This Score indicates how much soap scum the product removed in testing.

Did not streak:
This is the score for the products streaking on a mirrored surface. A high score indicates that the product did not streak in testing.

Soils removal:
This Score indicates how well the product removed the four soils in our testing. The four soils were Mustard, Ketchup, Concentrated Grape Juice and Crisco shortening.
Features & Specs - Pine-Sol Original
info Easily removes grease Yes
info Easily removes grape juice Yes
info Easily removes ketchup No
info Removed mustard Yes
info More likely to stain surfaces No
info Less likely to stain surfaces No
info Additional step Yes
info Green No
info pH 4
info Website www.pinesol.com
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User Reviews - Pine-Sol Original
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1.0
Horrible smell
6/9/2015
Pros
none
Cons
waste of money and time
Best Uses
Left on the shelf
Comment:
How dare they call it original. Like others I have always counted on Pine Sol for a good and fresh smelling clean the new one does neither. Total false advertising and ridiculous customer service. I am done with Clorox and their dishonesty.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
The New Formula Stinks - CR No Comment?
3/31/2015
Pros
Cons
Awful New Smell
No Longer Cleans As Well
Not At All Like Original
Zero Pine Oil
Best Uses
Raise Rivals Sales
Comment:
This IS NOT the Pine-Sol your mother use to use. Ever. Clorox claims pine oil was in short supply and they had to change it. Funny, because I switched to a different brand that still contains REAL pine oil. They claim they've brought back the original formula, but you can only order it online, and the price is ridiculous. Where is Consumer Reports on this? I thought CR existed to protect the consumer? I am unable to locate ANY article or passing blurb even mentioning the formula change for Pine-Sol. Yet, it's got a Facebook page, and Clorox created a PR Apology website. Shouldn't this review be completely revised? There is no way this new formula would rank #1- period.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
A COMPLETE DISAPPOINTMENT
1/30/2015
Pros
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
This product was quite good in it's oringal form when Pine Oil was used. This so called new orignal is misleading the consumer, because it does not have the origal scent we've come to expect after decades of use. I will never use this again. We've gone to Clorox and Mr Clean. Good buy to this poorly concoced item. If your going to improve your bottom line, go back to using the true original that been so well accepted over decades.
How long have you owned it:
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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