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Downy Free & Gentle HE Compatible Ultra Liquid Fabric Softener

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$7.99 when purchased online

About this item

Highlights

  • Adds softness while fighting wrinkles, static, fuzz, fading, and stretching
  • Hypoallergenic and dermatologist-tested
  • Gentle on sensitive skin
  • Free of dyes and perfumes
  • Just measure and pour into your washer's fabric softener dispenser drawer or directly into the agitator

Description

Add a gentler and scentless softness to your laundry with Downy Free & Gentle Fabric Softener. The hypoallergenic and dermatologist-tested formula is recognized by the National Eczema Association and National Psoriasis Foundation*. With no dyes and perfumes, Downy Fabric Softener was made for those with sensitive skin. Enjoy the Downy softness you know and love with fewer wrinkles and less static. Downy Liquid Fabric Softener is compatible with all top- and front-loading HE machines. It's easy to use-after adding your favorite laundry detergent, pour Downy Liquid Fabric Softener into the fabric softener dispenser drawer or directly into the agitator and start the washer on your preferred cycle. Have clothes that feel softer and look newer** with Downy Free & Gentle Fabric Softener. *Based on a partnership with NPF. www.psoriasis.org/seal.**Vs. detergent alone.
Scent: Unscented
Health Facts: Bleach-Free, Phosphate-Free, Dye-Free, Hypoallergenic, No Fragrance Added
Product Warning: Keep out of eyes, flush immediately if product enters eyes, keep out of reach of children, wash hands with soap and water after handling
Features: Sensitive Formula, Dermatologist Tested
Product Form: Liquid
Formulation: High Efficiency
Sustainability Claims: Recyclable
Surfaces Not Recommended: Leather
Net weight: 66 fl oz (US)
Number of uses: 90
TCIN: 13054703
UPC: 030772100479
Item Number (DPCI): 003-07-0104
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
General Disclaimer:
Content on this site is for reference purposes only. Target does not represent or warrant that the nutrition, ingredient, allergen and other product information on our Web or Mobile sites are accurate or complete, since this information comes from the product manufacturers. On occasion, manufacturers may improve or change their product formulas and update their labels. We recommend that you do not rely solely on the information presented on our Web or Mobile sites and that you review the product's label or contact the manufacturer directly if you have specific product concerns or questions. If you have specific healthcare concerns or questions about the products displayed, please contact your licensed healthcare professional for advice or answers.
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Ingredients:

conditioning agent (diethylester dimethyl ammonium chloride), stabilizers (polyquaternium-33, pentasodium pentetate), thickness regulator (calcium chloride), ph adjuster (formic acid), water

Allergens & Warnings:

• On children's sleepwear or garments labeled as flame resistant as it may reduce flame resistance., DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT:, • On garments made with fluffier fabrics (such as fleece, velour, chenille, and terry cloth)., WARNING: Liquid fabric conditioner can increase fabric flammability. Using more than recommended can increase this effect.

Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 4.528 inches length x 6.063 inches width x 11.3 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 4.614 pounds
This item cannot be shipped to the following locations: Guam (see also separate entry under GU), American Samoa (see also separate entry under AS), APO/FPO, Northern Mariana Islands, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Return details

This item can be returned to any Target store or Target.com.
This item must be returned within 90 days of the date it was purchased in store, shipped, delivered by a Shipt shopper, or made ready for pickup.
See the return policy for complete information.

Q: Is this product septic system safe?

submitted by linzzz - 7 days ago
  • A: Thank you for your question. Our Downy Ultra Free & Gentle is septic safe.

    submitted byP&G - 6 days ago
    Brand expert

Q: Is this product Paraben free

submitted by Anonymous - 24 days ago
  • A: For a full list of ingredients, we recommend visiting the Smart Label website.

    submitted byP&G - 22 days ago
    Brand expert

Q: Is there different packaging for the 190 size? The one I have says “ultra downy free & gentle” on the packaging but the one I received today from my online order says “downy soft free & gentle for sensitive skin”. Are these both the same formula?

submitted by anonymous - 1 month ago
  • A: Yes, this is the same product, we just changed the name and packaging.

    submitted byP&G - 1 month ago
    Brand expert

Q: What is the non pouring elongated side covered by a clear cap on the largest size (104 oz), and how does it work?

submitted by grrlrocks - 6 months ago
  • A: We'd like to get more information to help. When you have time, please get in touch with us at (800) 688-7638.

    submitted byDowny - 6 months ago
    Brand expert

Q: what is the ingredences difference between your product & 7th generation fabric softener free & gentle I have numerous alergies & since you're both free & gentle. I am not allowed to use yours

submitted by quinney - 7 months ago
  • A: We do not have information on Seventh Generation products.

    submitted byDowny - 7 months ago
    Brand expert

Q: My Downy is lumpy. I read I can add white vinegar in order to dilute it. If I do that, will it still be safe to use on my clothes?

submitted by Adrienne - 10 months ago
  • A: Sorry to hear that this is going on. No need for that. Simply mix a capful of product with 1/2 cup warm water until blended. Please call us at (800) 688-7638 for further assistance with this.

    submitted byDowny - 10 months ago
    Brand expert

Q: Is it OK to wash compression stockings with this product ?

submitted by RWayneW - 2 years ago
  • A: We wouldn't expect you to have any issues. Fabric conditioner should just not be used on children's sleepwear or garments labeled as flame resistant as it may reduce flame resistance, or on garments made with fluffier fabrics (such as fleece, velour, chenille, and terry cloth).

    submitted byDowny - 2 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Will downy free & gentle reduce static cling and wrinkles in my laundry?

submitted by Njmomshopper - 2 years ago
  • A: Absolutely! Our Downy Ultra Free & Gentle works just like our other liquid fabric conditioners. It will help reduce the static cling and the wrinkles. For even more static and wrinkle reduction we recommend our Downy Free & Gentle dryer sheets as well. You'll get the softening, static and wrinkle benefits without added fragrance. If you have any questions, please give us a call at (800) 688-7638.

    submitted byDowny - 2 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Is this product "Cruelty Free "?

submitted by Barb - 3 years ago
  • A: Hi Barb. This is a great question. Thanks for asking it. Downy is not certified as 'Cruelty Free." However, we do want to emphasize that we do not test our products on animals anywhere in the world unless required by law and we are working hard to make all animal testing obsolete. The vast majority of our products are not tested on animals. Over time we expect more of our products will be officially accredited as “Cruelty Free”. If you have further questions, give us a call at (800) 688-7638.

    submitted byDowny - 3 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Hello Can I use this product for 4 months babies clothes?

submitted by Lia - 4 years ago
  • A: Lia, that's a great question. Downy fabric conditioners have been thoroughly evaluated, and clothing washed or dried with any version of Downy is safe for children’s skin. If your baby has sensitive skin, the gentlest option is to use Downy Free & Gentle, which is dermatologist tested and free of dyes & perfumes. Please note, Downy should not be used on children’s sleepwear or garments labeled as flame resistant, as it may reduce flame resistance. If you have any other questions, we are happy to help. Just give us a call at (800) 688-7638.

    submitted byDowny - 4 years ago
    Brand expert
4.7 out of 5 stars with 1873 reviews
89% would recommend
256 recommendations
value: 4.52 out of 5
quality: 4.58 out of 5
scent: 4.55 out of 5

I agree Pudding Consistency

1 out of 5 stars
Chgrad - 12 days ago
originally posted on downy.com
I agree with the previous posts that the consistency is like pudding. It clogged up the softener container on my washer. I have added water to the product and hope it works better next time I use it.
1 reply from Customer Care team - 11 days ago
We're so sorry to hear your Downy was thick, and clogged your dispenser, and would like to help. This can happen when exposed to extreme temperatures. To help with the consistency, it's ok to add a bit of warm water until blended. So that we can help you further, please give us a call at (800) 688-7638.
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Great for sensitive skin

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
KO - 1 month ago, Verified purchaser
I love that there is a scent free fabric softener. I have sensitive skin and never could find a softener that didn’t have a strong scent that irritated my skin. This one is perfect and makes my clothes so much softer. I will forever use this.
value: 4 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Downy free

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
JoAnn - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
Like Downy free cuz o smell to it
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
scent: 5 out of 5
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Great

4 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Targetmichelle - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
Great product use it all the time
quality: 4 out of 5
scent: 4 out of 5
value: 4 out of 5
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Fabric softener

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Kk - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
This is great stuff. No smell and works great to soften clothes
scent: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Value, size, fragrance free

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
SKW - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
Again most of my reviews are because of the packaging and this one is on par. This is an item I use but I really love when I open a box and my products are intact with no leaks or cracks. There is no scent to this product that irritates.
scent: 5 out of 5
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Great for Sensitive Skin

5 out of 5 stars
heatherb768 - 2 months ago
originally posted on influenster.com
Downey has always been a staple in our house, it’s what we trusted to use to softener our clothes without bothering our sensitive skin. Our washer requires us to water down the softener by half, so a bottle last use quite a while.
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Great for those with sensitive skin

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
momof3 - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
The is the only downy I will buy as others with scents really irritated our skin. Free & gentle does the job without having the heavy perfumes which we love.
quality: 5 out of 5
scent: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Fab fabric softener

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Bath Towel - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
I bought the 140 Oz. bottle. The 3 bottles that was ordered arrived nicely packed, so there was no spillage. Thank you!
quality: 5 out of 5
scent: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Super effective at making clothes, towels, and sheets incredibly soft.

5 out of 5 stars
- 3 months ago
originally posted on influenster.com
I can be a bit sensitive to fabric softeners, so I love that this one doesn’t irritate my skin or affect my allergies. The fact that there’s no scent is perfect because it won’t compete with soaps. The packaging is very simple and effective. This bottle is not too bulky, has a good size handle for easy pouring, a well designed spout that eliminates splashing, and an easy to cap that doubles as the measuring cup. A small amount goes a long way so that there’s not a lot of waste. That small amount makes my towels and sheets incredibly soft.
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Good product

4 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Timber - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
Works well to soften clothing. Unscented, so scent doesn't linger on clothes.
quality: 4 out of 5
value: 4 out of 5
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Just perfect

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
MommyShark - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
My kids have eczema and this fabric softener does not dry out their skin more! Love it!
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
scent: 5 out of 5
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Best unscented choice

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Mrstrebhill - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
Sometimes you don’t want the extra scent and this is a great choice.
scent: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Overpriced

3 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Striving - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
The item itself is a little runny and very overpriced at Target
1 reply from Downy team - 4 months ago
Sorry to hear this was our experience. Things like extreme temperatures during storage or shipping can cause this. We appreciate you reaching out, and would like to help you further. Please give us a call Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9:00am to 6:00pm EST, at 1-800-688-7638 for additional assistance.
quality: 3 out of 5
scent: 5 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
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I miss my gain smell. Clothes smell blehh

3 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Kelly - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
Its alright.. i prefer my gain to have a good smell
1 reply from Downy team - 4 months ago
Kelly, thank you so much for your feedback. We know just how much of an impact scent has for enjoying your laundry day, so we'd love to find you a Downy product that we're sure you'll love. Please call us at (800) 688-7638.
scent: 1 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Sensitive skin

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
TinaR - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
It's good for sensitive skin. It has helped my skin
scent: 5 out of 5
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Allergic reactions can still happen

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
RC - 5 months ago
Caused severe allergic reaction, use with caution if you're sensitive to scented detergents or laundry agents.
1 reply from Downy team - 5 months ago
We're very sorry to hear about this, RC. Please know, all Downy fabric enhancers get examined multiple times to ensure consumer safety when used as directed, so we'll be sure to pass your report along to our Safety Team. We certainly recommend not using this fabric conditioner again, and if you could hold on to your bottle for at least a couple of weeks, our team may want to retrieve it for further investigation. If you wouldn't mind calling us at (800) 688-7638, we'd like to gather your contact information, a few more product details, and help you!
scent: 1 out of 5
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Wrong address delivery

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Karina - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
Delivered at wrong appt #
1 reply from Downy team - 5 months ago
Thank you for sharing that your Downy Ultra Free & Gentle was delivered to the wrong apartment, Karina. We recommend sharing this with Target for assistance by calling 1-800-440-0680.
scent: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Gentle and soft

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
T - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
Just started using this product and really like it. I like how it doesn’t irritate my family’s sensitive skin.
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
scent: 5 out of 5
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Excellent product

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
mfede - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
We use Downey unscented fabric softener in every use every time.
quality: 5 out of 5
scent: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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