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Kirkland Signature Gel (Costco)
 
Approximate retail price:
$0.08
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User Reviews
User Reviews

 
2.0
Everything tastes like soap
3/26/2014
Pros
Cleans Well
Cost Compared To Cascade
Cons
Strong Soapy Smell
Best Uses
Comment:
I picked up a double pack because Costco was out of Cascade. I used it and it seemed to clean as well as the liquid Cascade, but then I noticed the strong soapy smell that others have noticed.<br /><br />I cannot stand it, especially on my coffee mug. It's more pronounced on plastic, but it definitely ruins the taste of food. I will be returning it and going back to Cascade, even though it costs more.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
1.0
Makes food taste like perfume
1/3/2014
Pros
Cons
Leaves Residue Behind
Ruines Tupperware
smells like perfume
Best Uses
Ruining Your Dishes
Comment:
We started buying this before it was changed and once we started using the new stuff, my wife noticed an instant change. It made our dishes smell like perfume and our food taste like it. It has ruined our tupperware and our dishwasher.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
1.0
Terrible
12/16/2013
Pros
Cons
Leaves soap residue
Best Uses
Comment:
Even after re-cleaning and re-rinsing dishes, the soapy, perfumey residue is still there. It ruins food, especially soups, chilis and coffee, that absorb the soap.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
The Kirkland Signature Gel (Costco) is part of the Dishwasher detergents test program at Consumer Reports. The Kirkland Signature Gel (Costco) Dishwasher detergents features and specs include Contains bleach, Contains enzymes. In our lab tests, Dishwasher detergents models like the Kirkland Signature Gel (Costco) are reviewed on Size of package, Type, Resists film/discoloration, Cleans dishes, Cleans pots, Resists food deposits, Resists water spots, Overall score. Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the Kirkland Signature Gel (Costco) based on personal experience. The user reviews of the Kirkland Signature Gel (Costco) include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the Kirkland Signature Gel (Costco).
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