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Toilet paper

Charmin Ultra Strong
 
Approximate retail price:
$0.41
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About - Charmin Ultra Strong

The Charmin Ultra Strong is part of the toilet paper test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, toilet paper models like the Ultra Strong are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Strength:
Strength reflects resistance to puncturing.

Softness:
Softness is the judgment of trained panelists.

Disintegration:
Disintegration reflects the amount of time needed for a sheet to break up in swirling water.
Features & Specs - Charmin Ultra Strong
info Plies 2
info Sheets per roll 165
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User Reviews - Charmin Ultra Strong
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1.0
Poor quality and size
6/17/2014
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Comment:
I have been using Charmin Ultra Strong for many years and didn't mind paying more for a quality product from Costco and Sam's Club. The rolls got smaller last year by about 1/2 and the quality was very poor (uneven rolls, sides fraying, perforations misplaced, debris in the rolls). I am going to vote with my dollars and buy as few of Proctor and Gambles products as possible. Too bad, I used to consider this the best product on the market.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
3.0
Soft but I need the plunger sometimes
6/11/2014
Pros
Smooth feel
Soft
Strong
Tears Cleanly
Cons
Stops Up Toilet
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Comment:
Softer than CR claims possibly because it feels so smooth. Tears easily and it's strong. But I've had to use the plunger several times to undo a clog created by Charmin.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
2.0
What Happened to This Toilet Paper?
5/16/2014
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Comment:
It's strong and fairly soft, but lately the sheets had random broken pieces of paper stuck to them (problem with manufacturing equipment that no one caught?) Also, I have really been noticing that the width of the roll is less every time I buy it. When it's on the dispenser, you can see both sides of the plastic roller. If it gets much narrower, it will look like the tape on antique adding machines! Kind of a sneaky way to cut costs while touting how many sheets are on the roll.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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