I've used the original Brillo pads for years and wondered if I really needed to buy the ones with OxiClean. I figured they couldn't be THAT different but, to my great surprise, they really are! The original Brillo pads are serious little steel wool scrubbers with a potent soap built right in. The OxiClean component in this variety adds an extra layer of effectiveness to an already excellent product. These power through any sort of baked on mess. I recently put them to the ultimate test when cleaning a stainless steel pan that I had fried bacon in. It cut right through the grease, and the steel wool got all those nasty little burned bits off the bottom of the pan. If it can clean up a pan that bacon was fried in it can clean up anything. It is worth it to mention that these are strictly for stainless steel or aluminum. They are not intended for, nor should ever be used on nonstick or ceramic cookware. These are a must in my kitchen and I always have a box of them under my kitchen sink. I definitely highly recommend them!
Vernon Rockville, CT