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Is Arm and Hammer detergent safe for colors?

Last Updated: 13th February, 2020

Keeps color vibrant! This unique laundry detergent combines the cleaning and freshening power of Arm & Hammer® detergent with Oxiclean® stain fighters! Arm & Hammer® plus the power of Oxiclean® cleans over 101 stains, yet is color safe. No fading, no bleaching.

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Likewise, people ask, is Arm and Hammer laundry detergent safe?

The cleaning agents in the ARM & HAMMER™ Liquid Detergents are biodegradable and safe for septic systems. Are ARM & HAMMER™ Liquid Detergents compatible with High Efficiency (HE) washing machines? All ARM & HAMMER™ Liquid Detergents are designed to work in both regular and high- efficiency (HE) machines.

Similarly, is OxiClean detergent safe on colors? Yes! Our laundry detergent is safe for colors and whites. Use it on all of your clothes to get brilliant whites and vivid brights! For tough stain removal, we recommend pre-soaking garments in a solution of OxiClean™ Versatile powder and warm water.

Regarding this, does Arm and Hammer detergent have bleach?

The addition of this oxygen-based bleach to Arm and Hammer detergent boosted the cleaning power by helping to remove stains that contain dye and acts as a whitener and brightener that is safe for all washable fabrics.

Is Arm and Hammer detergent good for sensitive skin?

ARM & HAMMER Sensitive Skin Free & Clear Liquid Laundry Detergent. It's a detergent that's gentle on skin and rinses away clean. Plus, it's dermatologist tested and hypoallergenic. Sensitive skin stays comfortable and you can be assured your family's laundry is as clean and fresh as it can be!

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