Get answers to frequently asked questions about laundry, fabric care, stain removal and much more.
In what formulations and sizes are ARM & HAMMER™ Liquid Laundry Detergents available?
ARM & HAMMER™ Liquid Laundry Detergents are available in several varieties, including: classic formula, ARM & HAMMER Essentials™ Detergent, ARM & HAMMER™ Plus OxiClean™ Detergent, and Perfume & Dye Free. The available sizes range from 1.84 L to 6.2 L (62.5 oz to 210 oz). And a variety of fragrances are available.
If you are having trouble locating a specific item, you may want to ask your local store manager to order it for you.
Do ARM & HAMMER™ Liquid Detergents contain enzymes?
Yes. Only ARM & HAMMER™ Plus OxiClean™ contains enzymes. Enzymes are complex proteins used in laundry detergents to catalyze (speed up) reactions that break up stains so that they can be washed away more easily.
Are ARM & HAMMER™ Liquid Detergents biodegradable? Are they safe for septic systems?
The cleaning agents in the ARM & HAMMER™ Liquid Detergents are biodegradable and safe for septic systems.
Are the ARM & HAMMER™ Liquid Laundry Detergents bottles recyclable?
Yes, the bottles are recyclable. The bottles are HDPE #2 plastic which is recyclable in most areas. Check with your local recycling center for specific recycling directions in your area.
Can I use other laundry additives (i.e. liquid fabric softener,
ARM & HAMMER™ Super Washing Soda, Baking Soda, OxiClean™ laundry boosters, or pre-treaters) with ARM & HAMMER™ Liquid Detergents?
Yes, our liquid detergent products can be used in conjunction with any commercially available laundry additives.
Can the blue detergent cause a garment to spot or turn blue?
The blue colourant is specially formulated for liquid laundry detergents. The colourant is water-soluble and it dissipates almost immediately into the wash water.
Can I use any ARM & HAMMER™ Liquid Detergent HE in my regular washing machine?
Yes. All ARM & HAMMER™ Liquid Laundry Detergents are HE and are specially formulated to work best in both regular and HE machines.
How do I use Liquid Detergent in my HE machine?
If you have an HE washer, first you add clothes to the washer. Following recommended dosage on the package, pour any ARM & HAMMER™ Liquid Detergent into dispenser if available. Otherwise, pour directly into washer drum. Start washer.
Can ARM & HAMMER™ Detergent be used for pre-treating?
Any ARM & HAMMER™ Liquid Detergent can be used for pre-treating. However, as with all detergents, test on an inside seam of the garment for colourfastness before using.
For instructions on how to use ARM & HAMMER™ Liquid Laundry Detergents, see ARM & HAMMER™ Liquid Detergent usage instructions
ARM & HAMMER™ Super Washing Soda
In what sizes is ARM & HAMMER™ Super Washing Soda available?
We offer ARM & HAMMER™ Super Washing Soda in a 3KG carton.
Is ARM & HAMMER™ Super Washing Soda’s package recyclable?
ARM & HAMMER™ Super Washing Soda’s carton is made from 100% recycled paperboard which is considered recyclable. Check with your local recycling center for specific directions in your area.
Is ARM & HAMMER™ Super Washing Soda safe for septic systems?
ARM & HAMMER™ Super Washing Soda is all natural. It will work well with and is safe for any septic system.
How is ARM & HAMMER™ Super Washing Soda different from Baking Soda?
ARM & HAMMER™ Super Washing Soda is 100% sodium carbonate and can only be used as a laundry booster and general household cleaner.
ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda is 100% sodium bicarbonate and has a myriad of household cleaning, personal care, and deodorizing uses, as well as being a leavening agent. It is important to note that these two are two very different products and cannot be substituted for one another.
Can I use ARM & HAMMER™ Super Washing Soda in an HE washing machine?