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Persil Ultimate Colour Powercaps (UK)

To find out more about the ingredients used in the product and its function simply click on ingredient name. Due to limited space on pack, we also disclose a longer list of fragrance ingredients. For recently launched products or where the formulation has changed, this detailed fragrance information might not be immediately available as it takes time to update each product page.

We take great care to ensure information on this site is up to date. However, please always check the product packaging for the most up to date ingredients used.

All product names which include a date (month and year) are no longer manufactured.

Ingredient Function
C12-15 Pareth-7 Surfactant
An ingredient which helps to clean or remove dirt and oil, creating foam when used with water
MEA-Hydrogenated Cocoate Surfactant
An ingredient which helps to clean or remove dirt and oil, creating foam when used with water
MEA-Dodecylbenzenesulfonate Surfactant
An ingredient which helps to clean or remove dirt and oil, creating foam when used with water
Glycerin Viscosity Controlling Agent
Controls the density or thickness of a product
Aqua Solvent
Dissolves substances or ingredients
Propylene glycol Hydrotrope
Allows cleaning agents to be uniformly dispersed within a product.
Polyvinyl Alcohol Additive
Added to a product to improve one or more important properties
Aziridine homopolymer ethoxylated Anti-redeposition Agent
Helps prevent the removed dirt in washing water from reattaching to a surface
Parfum Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
  • 2,6-Dimethyl-7-Octen-2-Ol

    • A fresh and clean citrus smell. This ingredient provides an alternative to citrus oils.

      Scent: Citrus

  • 2-T-Butylcyclohexyl Acetate

    • An apple, herbal scent. It is used in fruity and citrus fragrances for its light apple, pear aroma.

      Scent: Fruity

  • A-Terpinyl Acetate

    • A citrus scent with a lavender note. This ingredient is found in many essential oils including pine oil and cardamom oil.

      Scent:

  • Amyl Salicylate

    • A floral scent with green and balsamic aspects. This ingredient is found in grapes and tea.

      Scent: Floral

  • Benzyl Acetone

    • A fresh floral-green jasmine scent which gives a fresh floral effect to many different fragrance types.

      Scent: Floral

  • Citronellyl Nitrile

    • A lemon scent with floral and green nuances.

      Scent: Citrus

  • Dihydroeugenol

    • Both dry and fresh, this spicy note is diffusive and recalls the freshness of bay leaf and pimento leaf oils. It gives freshness and floral effects. It goes well in masculine notes, fougere, chypre and oriental.

      Scent: Spicy

  • Dipropylene Glycol

    • An odourless ingredient that helps to dissolve solid fragrance ingredients in order to blend them with fragrances more easily.

      Scent:

  • Ethyl Phenethyl Acetal

    • A hyacinth, lilac, rose note which gives a fresh leaves feeling to purple flower fragrances.

      Scent: Green

  • Ethyl Trimethylcyyclopentene Butenol

    • A bright sandalwood scent with a rose facet. It is mainly used for sandalwood notes, woody and oriental fragrances.

      Scent: Woody

  • Eucalyptol

    • An eucalyptus scent with a camphoric and a minty cooling aspect. This ingredient is found in camphor, laurel, bay leaves, tea tree, sweet basil, rosemary, sage and other aromatic plants.

      Scent:

  • Gamma-Undecalactone

    • A milky and sweet peach scent. This ingredient is found in apple, raspberry, peach and apricot.

      Scent: Fruity

  • Hexyl Salicylate

    • A floral character, with a mild, sweet herbaceous facet and a hint of pear.

      Scent: Floral

  • Methyl Benzoate

    • A sweet-floral like ylang-ylang scent. This ingredient is found in "Salvinia molesta", an aquatic fern.

      Scent: Floral

  • Methyl Beta-Naphthyl Ether

    • An orange flower, powdery which gives lastingness and volume to a variety of floral fragrances.

      Scent: Floral

  • Methylundecanal

    • It provides orange, marine and coniferous tones.

      Scent:

  • Oxacyclohexadec-12-en-2-one, (12E)-

    • An elegant and substantive musky note with a typical warm and slightly woody undertone. It is ideal for musk combinations with clean, dry woody notes and underlying transparent floral compositions with fruity facets.

      Scent:

  • Phenethyl Alcohol

    • A floral rose note with a hint of honey. This ingredient is found in a variety of flowers including rose, hyacinth, carnation, orange blossom and geranium.

      Scent:

  • Phenylisohexanol

    • A transparent, floral rose scent with a slight green aspect. It is mainly used for rosy accords.

      Scent: Floral

  • Tetramethyl Acetyloctahydronaphthalenes

    • A sandal and cedar wood scent.

      Scent: Woody

  • Trichloromethyl Phenyl Carbinyl Acetate

    • A balsamic and powdery rose scent.

      Scent: Floral

  • Tricyclodecenyl Propionate

    • A green, creamy, fruity pear and banana scent which works well in combination with the other fruity elements to compose pear, jasmine or some anisic accords such as basil.

      Scent: Green

Polypropylene Terephthalate/Polyoxyethylene terephthalate Suspending Agent
Helps keep solids separated and evenly dispersed within a product
Sodium Diethylenetriamine Pentamethylene Phosphonate Sequestrant
Helps prevent impurities from water from causing adverse effects on product performance, appearance, or stability.
Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate Enzyme Stabiliser
Makes an enzyme last longer in liquid detergent
MEA-Sulfate Process by-product
A secondary component/ingredient which is created when making the product
PVP Dye Transfer Inhibitor
Prevents colour rinsed out from clothes into wash water being deposited on to your other clothes during the wash
Potassium Sulfite Antioxidant
Helps to prevent reactions promoted by oxygen in the product, which can cause product spoilage.
Ethanolamine Solvent
Dissolves substances or ingredients
Subtilisin Enzyme
Boosts the cleaning properties of a product to help remove specific stains at lower temperatures e.g. fats, egg, blood.
Styrene/Acrylates Copolymer Opacifier
Makes the product appear more opaque or pearly
Peptides, salts, sugars from fermentation (process) Process by-product
A secondary component/ingredient which is created when making the product
Talc Additive
Added to a product to improve one or more important properties
Polymeric Blue Colourant Colourant
Colours the product, your hair or skin
Denatonium Benzoate Denaturant
Changes the taste of a product to prevent ingestion. Typically used in alcohol-containing products.
Polymeric Pink Colourant Colourant
Colours the product, your hair or skin
Polymeric Red Colourant Colourant
Colours the product, your hair or skin
Disubstituted Alaninamide Stabilising Agent
Helps maintain the stability of a product's formulation, appearance and texture
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate Surfactant
An ingredient which helps to clean or remove dirt and oil, creating foam when used with water
Polymeric Yellow Colourant Colourant
Colours the product, your hair or skin