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What is a hand dishwashing liquid?

Hand dishwashing liquids are formulated to facilitate the removal of greasy baked-on food from dishes (glasses, plates, utensils, pots, etc.). They also suspend (emulsify) the grease in the wash water to facilitate rinsing.

Can Ajax® Ultra hand dishwashing liquid be used for things other than dishes?

Ajax® Ultra dishwashing liquids are very versatile. Along with dishes, they can also be used to clean:

  • Cookware, pots and pans, utensils
  • Dirty hands
  • Countertops/kitchen appliances
  • Painted surfaces
  • Metal and rubber surfaces
  • Delicate washable clothing by hand*
*for hand washables dilute Ajax® Ultra dishwashing liquid in basin and then add fine washables.

Is there anything I should not wash using Ajax® Ultra hand dishwashing liquid?

  • Carpet and rug stains
  • Bathing or shampooing
  • Cleaning glass or windows
Remember—never use your dish liquid in an automatic dishwasher (the suds will overflow), and never mix your dish liquid with bleach or ammonia.

Where can I buy Ajax® Ultra hand dishwashing liquid?

Ajax® Ultra products are available in a wide variety of retailers in the household products aisle.

Can I use Ajax® Ultra hand dishwashing liquid in my automatic dishwashing machine?

No. Using hand dishwashing liquid in a dishwashing machine will cause the suds to overflow and can damage the dishwashing machine.

Is Ajax® Ultra hand dishwashing liquid safe for septic systems?

All Ajax® Ultra dishwashing products are safe for septic systems.

Can I mix this with bleach?

Hand dishwashing liquids should never be mixed with bleach or products containing bleach. The hand dishwashing liquid goes through an ammoniated process, whereby ammonia is introduced to the formula. Although it is not used as an ingredient, there could be traces of ammonia remaining in the product after manufacturing. Ammonia mixed with bleach can cause toxic fumes. If fumes occur, open the window and leave the room immediately.

Can I reuse my wash water on my plants?

We recommend checking with local ordinances and Heath Department regulations. If regulations allow the use of wash water, the following should be kept in mind: Wash water should not be used on or near edible crops (fruits, vegetables, or herbs) Wash water should not be continuously used in the same area. Alternate fresh water use should take place.

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What is Ajax® Powder Cleanser?

The Ajax® Powder cleanser is especially designed as an easy rinse, scratch-free formula that can help you clean a wide variety of appliances in your home. From chrome to porcelain, from ceramic tile to pots, pans and bathroom fixtures, as well as other durable surfaces, Ajax® Powder Cleanser will help you leave your home shiny and clean.

How do I use Ajax® Powder Cleanser?

Wet surface. Sprinkle Ajax® cleanser freely. Rub lightly with sponge to make a paste. Clean and rinse. Use Ajax on pots and pans, porcelain, bathroom fixtures, ceramic tiles, and even tough outdoor items like barbeque grills and garbage cans.

Use caution and test a small area first on delicate surfaces such as fiberglass, imitation marble, plastics and enameled appliances. Use plenty of water, rub gently and rinse well. Do not use on silver, fabrics, painted surfaces or plexiglass. Store in cool, dry place. Do not re-use empty container. Discard in trash.

Where can I buy Ajax® Powder Cleanser?

Ajax® products are available in a wide variety of retailers in the household products aisle. Visit our where to buy page to find a retailer close to you.