Damprid Eliminates excess moisture that can damage your household goods. It not only protects clothes from damage but also eliminates odors caused by moisture. Damprid also prevents mold and mildew stains by eliminating the excess moisture that allows mold and mildew to grow. It won't dry the air excessively to damage plants, furniture or household goods.
I was using another silica gel product in my microwave-sized safe (little pellets contained in a mini tin box) that worked well, but needed to be recharged when the color turned pink by placing it in the oven at 300 degrees for 3 hours. Since it usually required this during the humid months of the summer, it was not only inconvenient but also a bit crazy to have to fire up the oven for three hours when the AC was already struggling to keep up with the heat outside. With these packets, I can now just throw them out and replace as needed. Yes, this will cost more in the long run but I don't have to spend the time recharging in the oven or risk burning down the house because I forgot the oven was still was on. I knocked off a star because it is not very clear how to tell when to replace the packet - the indicator colors are ambiguous. How I tell it needs to be replaced is when the content inside the packet turns from soft to hard as a rock - seems to work well but most likely not the recommended indicator.
This product works great for keeping moisture down. For my purposes the sachet packets work great and are preferred over the other DampRid products. My local store doesn't carry this product so Amazon came through for once more!