smarty dish dishwasher tabs
powerful cleaning punch, earth-friendly pouch
just when you thought smarty dish® couldn’t get any smarter, it does. still a super powerful detergent that cleans dirty dishes without resorting to dirty chemicals like phosphates and bleach, but now in a lightweight pouch that uses 87% less plastic than the original. same clean, smaller footprint.
shamelessly clean. no dyes. no perfumes.
|ingredient||what it does||environmental + health summary||learn more|
|sodium disilicate||optimizes pH levels||disperses safely in the environment; derived from abundant mineral sources|
|sodium carbonate||optimizes pH levels, dissolves stains||disperses safely in the environment; derived from abundant mineral sources|
|sodium metasilicate||optimizes pH levels||disperses safely in the environment; derived from abundant mineral sources|
|sodium citrate||optimizes pH levels||biodegrades readily; derived from plant sugars such as corn; not irritating to skin|
|sodium gluconate||optimizes pH (apc) and anti-spotting/anti-rusting agent (autodish)||biodegrades readily; derived from plant sugars such as corn; not irritating to skin|
|tetrasodium iminodisuccinate||water softener||biodegrades readily; derived from minerals and plant sources|
|sodium polyaspartate||prevents dirt and oils from redepositing in the wash||biodegrades readily; naturally derived|
|poloxamer 181||surfactant (cleaning agent)||not persistent in the environment; made from synthetic materials|
|organic acid or organic acid salt||anti-spotting agent||biodegrades readily; naturally derived|
|alginic acid||holds tablet together||biodegrades readily; naturally derived|
|fragrance (parfum)||fragrance||blended composition is partly essential oils + partly synthetic ingredients||free of phthalates, NPEs + other dirty ingredients; non-toxic in use, free of carcinogens + tested for skin irritation + allergies|
|sodium metasilicate||optimizes pH levels||readily disperses in environment; derived from abundant mineral sources|
|protease||cleaning enzyme||biodegrades readily; naturally derived|
|amylase||cleaning enzyme||biodegrades readily; naturally derived|
|TAED (tetra-acetyl ethylene diamine)||oxidizing cleaner||biodegradable; made from synthetic materials; not irritating to skin|
|hydroxypropylmethylcellulose||protective coating for tablet||biodegradable; derived from plant fiber; not irritating to skin|
|updated on 09/20/14|
all of method’s ingredients are comprehensively assessed by a leading research firm to ensure their safety for people and the environment. you can find a list of all our ingredients here. please contact us if you’d like more details on an ingredient, or visit MBDC to read more about the assessment process.