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Long Shot - Can you name this cleaning product?

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Notinthemanual Fri 20-May-22 06:03:44

A solid cream, orange coloured surface cleaner / stain remover in a tub (a bit smaller than a large yogurt pot). Excellent for scuff marks.

I've had it for years but the original lid split so I put it into Tupperware and didn't keep the name of it. It is so good that a little goes a long way and it is only just running out.

Any ideas what it might be called and where I can get it?

I looked on the Astonish website and it wasn't there.

Thank you for your help.

BlueBalou Fri 20-May-22 06:43:06

I remember having a tub of this, but I cannot think what brand it was. I suspect I got it from Lakeland if that’s any help?

Calendargirl Fri 20-May-22 06:47:22

Obv not The Pink Stuff if it’s orange?

I have an old tub of ‘Spotless’, same sort of thing, but also not orange.

Aldom Fri 20-May-22 06:51:01

Elbow Grease? My mother in law used it, but I can't remember if it is orange.
Doktor Power, but again, sorry I don't know the colour.

wildswan16 Fri 20-May-22 07:00:02

Could it be Biomex - I got my tub fromm Lakeland. Great stuff and lasts for ever.

Allsorts Fri 20-May-22 07:20:57

Is it Barbers Friend? I had some from Lakeland years ago

GrannyGravy13 Fri 20-May-22 07:22:43

Bartenders Friend?

Aldom Fri 20-May-22 07:23:20

There's something called Bar Tenders Friend.

JoyBloggs Fri 20-May-22 07:32:29

(But I think this did later become The Pink Stuff... perhaps it turns orange as it ages!)

H1954 Fri 20-May-22 07:36:22

I remember a product named Gumption from years ago, maybe that was orange 🤷‍♀️

Sago Fri 20-May-22 07:46:27

Barkeepers friend!
Lakeland used to sell Orange glo products, they were outstanding but are no longer available in the UK.
Is it one of their products?

MaizieD Fri 20-May-22 07:50:51

Bartenders Friend is a powder. Similar to Ajax or Vim (remember them?)

Faye71 Fri 20-May-22 09:09:03

Is it this? Nanna’s Secret. I bought some online in lockdown. Not over impressed - it works, but leaves a film you have to wash off a few times. And you can’t close it up until dry.

Faye71 Fri 20-May-22 09:11:42

(From *must have*)

Notinthemanual Sat 21-May-22 06:47:35

Thank you all for your suggestions.

Sago I think you are probably right. It is likely that it came from Lakeland and discontinued. I used to get a lot of things from there.

MaizieD I do remember Ajax and Vim - in the cardboard tube with a shaker top. I wonder if it will make a come back now we are cutting down on plastic packaging.

Daddima Sat 21-May-22 09:48:13

My mother used stuff called Thomson’s Cleaner years ago. It was a kind of orange colour, and in a yellow and black tin.