Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can I use Dreft for my childrenÃ¢ÂÂs many laundry needs?
A: You bet! The Dreft formula is appropriate for all of your familyÃ¢ÂÂs laundry needs. Except folding. ThatÃ¢ÂÂs up to you guys. DreftÃ¢ÂÂs new portfolio of products is specially designed to meet your little oneÃ¢ÂÂs laundry needs at every stage of babyhood. Dreft Stage 1: Newborn's hypoallergenic formula is gentle on newborn babyÃ¢ÂÂs skin. And Dreft Stage 2: Active Baby is specially formulated to tackle stains after baby starts eating solid foods and crawling all over the place. And donÃ¢ÂÂt forget Dreft Blissfuls! You can use these scent boosters on any load of your familyÃ¢ÂÂs laundry, even with baby clothes. So yeah, Dreft really does have you covered Ã¢ÂÂ all of you.
Q: Can I wash cloth diapers in Dreft?
A: Absolutely. Dreft has been tested on 100% cotton and cotton/polyester blends, and we can say for sure that it is safe to use on all fabrics. We have also clinically tested Dreft to be gentle on your babyÃ¢ÂÂs skin, making Dreft a great choice for any cloth diapers.
Q: I love Dreft, but does anyone else recommend it?
A: Dreft is the brand recommended most by pediatricians for baby laundry. And they went to many, many years of medical school!
In addition, Dreft is the #1 dermatologist recommended baby detergent brand for use on baby clothes and the #1 brand of baby detergent used by dermatologists on baby clothes in their own home.
Dreft is also the best selling baby detergent among moms. Thanks moms!
Q: So how long should I use Dreft for my childÃ¢ÂÂs laundry? Please say forever!
A: Actually, Dreft has a product for all stages of babyhood. Dreft Stage 1: Newborn's hypoallergenic formula is gentle on newborn babyÃ¢ÂÂs skin, and Dreft Stage 2: Active Baby is specially formulated to be tough on those classic active baby stains, like stains from dirt, grass and solid foods.
But why stop there? Use Dreft Blissfuls in-wash scent boosters with every laundry load (even with baby clothes!), so everyone in the family can get a burst of that Dreft baby fresh scent we all love.
Q: Will Dreft detergent products work in my high efficiency (HE) washing machine?
A: Absolutely! Dreft detergents are designed to work in both standard and high efficiency (HE) washing machines, so you use Dreft products no matter what kind of washing machine you have.
Q: Do you have a laundry performance cheat sheet to help me get the most amazing clean ever?
A: Of course! Here are some step by step tips that'll help you get great cleaning results:
*sort fabrics before laundering and wash similar colors together.
*pretreat those oh-so obvious stains (see our laundry tips).
*follow the fabric care tag laundering instructions on your garments.
*don't just toss clothes in the machine like a madman. Be careful. We suggest:
- add Dreft
- then add clothes
*use the amount of Dreft recommended. Use more Dreft if you have large loads, or heavy soils.
*respect your washer or dryer. Don't overload it.
Q: Can I wash in cold water? I mean my clothes, not myself.
A: Yep. Dreft detergents offer great cleaning in cold water. But as with any detergent, follow the cleaning instructions from the garment manufacturer. For best results on oily/greasy stains, use warmer water.
Q: Scientific stuff aside, how is Dreft formulated for my baby laundry needs?
A: Dreft is now better than ever at meeting your babyÃ¢ÂÂs laundry needs at every stage of babyhood. Dreft Stage 1: Newborn's hypoallergenic formula is gentle on fabric, leaving baby clothes soft next to babyÃ¢ÂÂs skin. And Dreft Stage 2: Active Baby tackles laundry needs at the next stage of babyhood Ã¢ÂÂ itÃ¢ÂÂs specially formulated to fight pesky baby and toddler stains, with mild ingredients that are still gentle on sensitive skin.
Q: IÃ¢ÂÂm all about safety. Where can I grab a material safety data sheet?
A: Procter amp; Gamble corporate website can satisfy all your materials safety data sheet needs. Once there, choose the category of products you're interested in and then click on the product you need.