Hidden Gluten

Hidden Gluten

Gluten is hidden in unexpected places.  Below is a list of items which often contain gluten.  Always check to be sure these products are gluten-free.

Ingested:
Over the Counter Medications
Prescription Medications
Lip Balm
Shampoo & Conditioners
Face Wash
Toothpaste

Food:
Meat (read ingredients! gluten is often found in additives such as flavorings, broth, starch, etc.)
Shredded Cheese
Soy Sauce
Tea

Topical:
Lotion (always avoid hand to face contact if using lotion containing gluten)
Facial Moisturizers
Cosmetics
Body Wash/Soap

Inhaled:
Cleaning Supplies
Hairspray
Body Spray/Perfume
Air Fresheners

Child:
Play-dough (does contain gluten
)
Paint
Modeling Clay (make your own with gf flour or cornstarch!)
Stickers
Anything they would lick and stick (stamps, etc.)

Infant: (Always be sure baby products are 100% gluten free)
Jar Food
Formula
Baby Wash/Shampoo (often ingested during bathtime)
Baby Lotion (think hands and feet in mouth)
Baby Powder

Other:
Tampons
Feminine Products
Powdered Rubber Gloves


Below is a list of gluten derived ingredients which may
be found in personal care products:

WHEAT DERIVED INGREDIENTS
AMP-ISOSTEAROYL HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN
DISODIUM WHEATGERMAMIDO PEG-2 SULFOSUCCINATE
HYDROLYZED WHEAT GLUTEN
HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN
HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN PG-PROPYL SILANETRIOL
HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN/PVP CROSSPOLYMER
HYDROLYZED WHEAT STARCH
HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN
STEARYLDIMONIUMHYDROXYPROPYL
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) FLOUR LIPIDS
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM EXTRACT
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM OIL
VITAMIN E DERIVED FROM WHEAT GERM OIL

WHEAT GERMAMIDOPROPALKONIUM CHLORIDE
WHEATGERMAMIDOPROPYL ETHYLDIMONIUM ETHOSULFATE
WHEAT AMINO ACIDS
WHEAT BRAN EXTRACT
WHEAT GERMAMIDOPROPYLDIMONIUM HYDROXYPROPYL
WHEAT GERM EXTRACT
WHEAT GERM GLYCERIDES
WHEAT GERM OIL
WHEAT PROTEIN
WHEAT (TRITICUM VULGARE) BRAN EXTRACT

BARLEY DERIVED INGREDIENTS
AMINO PEPTIDE COMPLEX
BARLEY EXTRACT
BARLEY LIPIDS
HORDEUM VULGARE (BARLEY) EXTRACT
HYDROLYZED MALT EXTRACT
PHYTOSPHINGOSINE EXTRACT
SAMINO PEPTIDE COMPLEX

RYE DERIVED INGREDIENTS
SECALE CEREALE (RYE) SEED FLOUR

OAT DERIVED INGREDIENTS
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL PROTEIN
HYDROLYZED OAT FLOUR
OAT AMINO ACIDS
OAT (AVENA SATIVA) EXTRACT
OAT BETA GLUCANOAT EXTRACT
OAT FLOURSODIUM LAUROYL
SAVENA SATIVA (OAT) FLOUR

MISC.
CYCLODEXTRIN
DEXTRIN
DEXTRIN PALMITATE
HYDROLYZED VEGETABLE PROTEIN
MALTODEXTRIN (COULD BE DERIVED FROM BARLEY)

How to know if a personal product is gluten-free:
1. Locate the ingredient list on the back of the product.

2. Check for any of the terms found in the list above.

Ingredients:
Aqueous (Water, Aqua Purificata, Purified Extracts, Althaea Officinalis (Marshmallow), Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf, Sodium Coco/Babassu Sulfate, Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate, Babassuamidopropyl Betaine, Decyl Glucoside, Sodium Chloride, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Starch, Acacia Senegal Gum, Honey (Mel), Cocamidopropyl Pg-dimonium Chloride Phosphate, Polysorbate 20, Jasminium Officinale (Jasmine) Oil, Fragrance (Parfum) (Aveda's Own Pure-fume Aroma With Certified Organic Peppermint, Palmarosa, Ylang Ylang and Jasmine), Limonene, Geraniol, Linalool, Citronellol, Eugenol, Benzyl Benzoate, Maltodextrin, Magnesium Sulfate, Sodium Gluconate, Potassium Sorbate, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Annatto (Cl 75120).


3. Call the manufacturer if unsure about any of the ingredients.




*This is not a comprehensive list. Every effort has been made to provide accurate information, however Lake Michigan Celiac Support LLC assumes no liability regarding possible inaccuracies. ALWAYS read product labels!