Tide PODS® is a 3-in-1 laundry solution, that consist of a detergent, stain remover and brightener all at once. Simply use one pac for most loads, but use two pacs for large loads and three pacs for extra large loads. Tide PODS® quickly dissolves in any temperature, and can be used in front and top loading washing machines, both standard and high efficiency. For a simple yet effective laundry experience, Tide PODS® is the all-in-one solution you've been looking for.The Tide Pods is part of the Laundry detergent test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Laundry detergent models like the Pods are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below. Body oil: Indicates how well a detergent removes body oil or "Sebum". Dirt: Indicates how well a detergent removes dirt or "Clay". Grass: Indicates how well a detergent removes grass stains.