When it’s time to wash your vegan food off your dishes, you need a vegan dishwashing detergent that wasn’t tested on animals. Here’s a list of the top-reviewed vegan dishwashing detergents from cruelty-free brands. I’ve included the brands’ policies on ingredients and animal testing.

Seventh Generation and Mrs. Meyers were purchased by companies that test on animals. I’ve starred their products and included further information so you can decide for yourself. Which vegan dishwashing detergent is right for you?
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List of Vegan Dishwashing Detergents


Sun & Earth Natural Liquid Dish Soap


According to the Sun & Earth website, all products are vegan, none are tested on animals, all products are Kosher including for Passover, and no products contain phosphates. Also, all products are biodegradable and shipped in biodegradable packing nuts made from sorghum vulgare grass.


Frosch Dishwashing Liquid


The Frosch website describes its products as “Vegan, no ingredients of animal origin” and customer service says from the beginning they have been opposed to animal testing.


Seventh Generation Dish Liquid*


Certified cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny. The Seventh Generation website say “We are proud, that since our company’s founding in 1988, we have never, ever, conducted or commissioned any animal testing of our products or their ingredients.” and “all Seventh Generation products are free of animal products, and are vegan.”
*Seventh Generation was recently acquired by Unilever which does test on animals. It is currently unclear whether Seventh Generation will be a stand-alone subsidiary allowed to continue business according to its own principles. Either way, profits may benefit a company that tests on animals.


Seventh Generation Dishwasher Detergent Gel*

Certified cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny. The Seventh Generation website say “We are proud, that since our company’s founding in 1988, we have never, ever, conducted or commissioned any animal testing of our products or their ingredients.” and “all Seventh Generation products are free of animal products, and are vegan.”
*Seventh Generation was recently acquired by Unilever which does test on animals. It is currently unclear whether Seventh Generation will be a stand-alone subsidiary allowed to continue business according to its own principles. Either way, profits may benefit a company that tests on animals.


Seventh Generation Dishwasher Detergent Packs*

Certified cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny. The Seventh Generation website say “We are proud, that since our company’s founding in 1988, we have never, ever, conducted or commissioned any animal testing of our products or their ingredients.” and “all Seventh Generation products are free of animal products, and are vegan.”
*Seventh Generation was recently acquired by Unilever which does test on animals. It is currently unclear whether Seventh Generation will be a stand-alone subsidiary allowed to continue business according to its own principles. Either way, profits may benefit a company that tests on animals.


Method Dish Soap+

The Method brand uses only vegan ingredients and does not conduct any animal testing or commission third party testing. Their website explicitly commits to this. They use alternative testing models, and all of their products are Leaping Bunny and Cruelty Free International certified.
+Method’s parent company Ecover briefly performed tests on water fleas, but after customer backlash they have doubled down on a no animal testing policy.


Method Smarty Dish Dishwashing Tablets+


The Method brand uses only vegan ingredients and does not conduct any animal testing or commission third party testing. Their website explicitly commits to this. They use alternative testing models, and all of their products are Leaping Bunny and Cruelty Free International certified.
+Method’s parent company Ecover briefly performed tests on water fleas, but after customer backlash they have doubled down on a no animal testing policy.


Mrs. Meyer’s Dish Soap**

The Mrs. Meyers website says “Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day is a certified cruelty-free company for our no animal testing policy. We do not test our products or ingredients on animals, nor are our products made with animal-derived ingredients.”

**Mrs. Meyer’s parent company SC Johnson tests on animals. Mrs. Meyer’s is a stand-alone subsidiary which means they can conduct business they way they always have. Either way, profits may benefit a company that tests on animals.

 


Mrs. Meyer’s Automatic Dish Packs**

The Mrs. Meyers website says “Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day is a certified cruelty-free company for our no animal testing policy. We do not test our products or ingredients on animals, nor are our products made with animal-derived ingredients.”

**Mrs. Meyer’s parent company SC Johnson tests on animals. Mrs. Meyer’s is a stand-alone subsidiary which means they can conduct business they way they always have. Either way, profits may benefit a company that tests on animals.


Natural HomeLogic Liquid Dish Soap


According to their website, “Natural HomeLogic products are eco friendly, biodegradable, have never been tested on animals, and are proudly made in the U.S.A. Peta Approved & Vegan.”


Vegan Rinse Aids


Earth Friendly Products Ecos Wavejet Rinse Aid


The ECOS company website says their products are “never tested on animals” and they are Leaping Bunny certified. According to Leaping Bunny, all products are vegan.


Seventh Generation Rinse Aid*

Certified cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny. The Seventh Generation website say “We are proud, that since our company’s founding in 1988, we have never, ever, conducted or commissioned any animal testing of our products or their ingredients.” and “all Seventh Generation products are free of animal products, and are vegan.”
*Seventh Generation was recently acquired by Unilever which does test on animals. It is currently unclear whether Seventh Generation will be a stand-alone subsidiary allowed to continue business according to its own principles. Either way, profits may benefit a company that tests on animals.