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What is liquid dish soap?

Dish soaps 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.

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Usage & Safety

  • Can I use Palmolive® Ultra dish soap in my automatic dishwashing machine?

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

  • Can I mix Palmolive® with bleach?

    No. Dish soaps should never be mixed with bleach or products containing bleach. Bleach active is highly reactive and can react with dish soaps and might produce toxic fumes. If fumes occur, open the window and leave the room immediately.

  • How do I know if Palmolive® has expired?

    Palmolive dish soap has a shelf life of 2 years. A lot number is printed on the back label at the bottom of the bottle, which includes date of manufacturing. For example: with a code of 0244US7800K - The first 4 digits refer to the manufacturing date: 1st digit is the year (0 = 2020) and the next 3 digits are the day of the year according to the Julian Calendar (244 = Aug 31st) - The manufacturing date is Aug 31st, 2020, therefore expiring on Aug 31st, 2022


  • How is Palmolive® Spray Away dish spray different than Palmolive dish liquid?

    Palmolive® Spray Away dish spray is a faster and easier way to clean dishes and tackle tough messes. The easy-use trigger sprays foam directly on dishes, pots and pans without water, and instantly acts to dissolve stuck on and burnt on grease. Spray Away is formulated for faster and more powerful grease cutting performance, compared to Palmolive® dish soap. No need to soak your dishes for hours - simply spray on dishes, wipe and rinse away.

  • How do I use Palmolive® Spray Away dish spray?

    Switch the trigger to the "ON" position. Squeeze trigger and spray directly on dishes and see the powerful foam instantly cut through grease on contact, no water needed. For lightly soiled dishes, just rinse with water. For tough or burnt on grease, first let the suds sit for 2 minutes. Then, wipe and rinse with water.

  • Can Spray Away clean more than dishes?

    Yes. Spray Away cleans more than just dishes. It is effective on stainless steel and ceramic.