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Gain flings! laundry detergent

Approximate retail price:
Summary: Gain cost $0.24 per regular wash load
  • Detergent form is a Liquid
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Type: Pods/Packs
About - Gain flings!

The Gain flings! is part of the laundry detergent test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, laundry detergent models like the flings! are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Detergent type this includes: Liquid, Powder, Sheets and Devices which are detergent-less washing systems.

Cool water cleanability:
This is the washing performance of the detergent in cool water (75 deg F).

Grass - Very good at removing:
This indicates that the detergent is very good at removing Grass stains.
About This Brand

Gain, which is owned by Proctor & Gamble, holds a market share of 7 percent. New Ultra Gain 2X Concentrated is available in conventional and high efficiency, and a variety of scents and ingredients for specific uses.

Features & Specs - Gain flings!
info FBA/Brighteners Yes
info HE and conventional Yes
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User Reviews - Gain flings!
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Might be flinging to the curb
Easy To Use
Great Scent
Simple Instructions
Possibly Stain
Best Uses
I love the convenience of these, that was the draw to purchase them. At first all seems well BUT as of late, I find they are possible staining my clothes! I have yet to rewash them btut will be curious to find out. One Columbia jacket I have had purple/blue 'goo' dried all into it. Not happy.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
Easy To Use
Simple Instructions
Weak Function
Best Uses
I love Gain products and decided to try this product because I had a $1 off coupon. The flings smell good and are easy to use, but I was quite disappointed with its performance. The first time I used Gain flings, I used one fling for a small load (as directed). It never made any lather. It turned the water a milky color, but produced no suds. I had to rewash my clothes with my regular detergent in order to get them clean. I tried the product a second time, this time using two flings, only to have the same results. Guess I won't be using these again.
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Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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