Q: Do laundry products contain animal derivatives or by-products?
A: There are no animal by-products or derivatives in the following products: Ace, Ariel, Bold, Dreft, Era, Gain, Ivory Snow, Cheer and, Tide detergents (including Tide Plus Downy) and Downy Unstopables There are animal by-products or derivatives in the following products: Bounce, Gain Fabric Softeners and Downy Fabric Softeners These products contain beef fat (although pork fat may be used as well). The fat is chemically altered during manufacturing and no longer resembles the original material when it is added to the product. None of our perfumes contain animal by-products. It is our policy not to use any animal by-products in our perfumes, and our experts check any perfumes from suppliers to make sure they do not contain any animal by-products.
Q: What is Tide With a Touch of Downy?
A: 'Tide With a Touch of Downy' is a version of Tide that gives your whole wash a great clean and goes one step further by giving you a touch of Downy for softness that starts in the wash and continues through the rinse.
Q: How do I use this product? Is there a special order of addition?
A: This product can be used instead of a regular detergent. It just needs to be added in the place of your regular detergent in the wash.
Q: Is it OK to add bleach to this?
A: Yes. Bleach does not affect the cleaning or softness performance.
Q: Fabric Softeners are typically added in the rinse and not in the main wash. Do I have to add some of this product in the rinse?
A: No. The product needs to be added only in the wash instead of a regular detergent.
Q: What do the words 'a touch of' mean? How much is a touch of?
A: The best way to determine what 'a touch of' really means is to experience the product.
Q: Can I use this product in an HE machine?
A: Yes, this product is specially designed for regular and high efficiency machines.
Q: Can I use this product to pretreat? Presoak?
A: Yes. The product can be used the same as a regular detergent for any of these purposes.
Q: Does the product contain an oxybooster, bleach, bleach alternative?
A: In terms of key ingredients, Tide With a Touch of Downy products use many of the same cleaning ingredients that are present in Tide with Bleach Alternative and Tide With Bleach. However, Tide With Bleach Alternative and Tide With Bleach have been formulated for even tougher cleaning and better whiteness than Tide With a Touch of Downy.