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I've seen multiple times that you shouldn't use Tide Free, but only regular Tide on CDs... Why?
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I don't know. Both Tide and Tide Free contain optical brighteners, which are bad for PUL.

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Enzymes can cause redness and burning on many babies.

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i use it for my prefolds and PUL covers without issues

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Also didn't see problems with my PUL (yet) with Tide. Also no rashes yet. Until I find something else that works it is Tide versus ammonia for me. Ammonia can cause bad rashes. We have not had a rash yet with Tide. I do an extra rinse after washing and use minimal amount.

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I'm using tide free right now I've used it lots in the past never had an issue.. DD does best with F&C...

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Enzymes can cause redness and burning on many babies.

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We actually get bad rashes from mot detergants that DON'T have enzyme cleaners...
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We use tide free for all our laundry. We have cotton fitteds, microfiber, pul pockets. No problems.
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