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Cloth Diaper Safe Laundry Detergents

We have a list of recommended laundry detergents, but sometimes those detergents are not available to all consumers. These detergents will be free from brighteners, dyes, chemical fragrance, bleach, and fabric Fabric softenersofteners; as well as harsh ingredients. We wanted to give you another list of detergents that are CD safe, which you should be able to find at local grocery or discount stores. Of course, if you are close to a cloth diaper store, I would see what they carry first!

One of these should be available locally:


Bi-O-Kleen All Temperature, Liquid 

Bi-O-Kleen Laundry Liquid


ECOS Free & Clear 

ECOS Laundry Liquid

Dropps Liquid Laundry Pacs Dye and Scent Free

Tide Free (contains Brighteners)


The above detergents will be safe to use on cloth diapers, as will our list of recommended laundry detergents:


Allens Naturally Liquid*

Country Save Liquid

Ecover Liquid*

Ecover Powder*

Mountain Green Read More

Thirsties Detergent Recommendations

As many of you know, Thirsties Pre-Wash and Super Wash detergents were discontinued last year. We were sorry to see it go, as we know many of our customers were. Many of you are wondering when we will have a new detergent. We are not sure if we will come out with another detergent in the future, but we do have some recommendations for detergents to wash your Thirsties products.

Before I get to the list, I would like to address why it is so important to use a cloth diaper safe detergent.

 Why do we say to use a cloth diaper safe detergent?

It is not simply to sell our own. From experience, we can see what some ingredients can do to cloth diapers, and what problems it creates for the users. Cloth diapers have unique washing needs compared to our clothing. They become heavily soiled yet need … Read More