Get email alerts Get Celiac.com E-mail Alerts  




Celiac.com Sponsor:
Celiac.com Sponsor:




Ads by Google:






   Get email alerts  Subscribe to FREE Celiac.com email alerts

Response From Garnier Fructis
0

13 posts in this topic

So I got the letter from Fructis, because I called them about a new product they have out. The lady said that they didnt have information for it yet cause it was new, but she would let me know what she found out. Here is the letter.......

April 18, 2006

Thank you for giving us an opportunity to answer your questions about the ingredients in our products.

We do not have prepared information on the ingredient information you requested. Therefore, each inquiry is researched individually. This process may take several weeks. Be assured you will receive a response as soon as we have the information.

The following list of ingredients that are used in our products, are those that contain wheat and other grains. This list may also be used by the celiac patient to identify gluten-containing ingredients. This list gives the standard industry names for ingredients as found in the International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary.

Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein

Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Flour

Cyclodextrin

Dextrin

Dextrin Palmitate

Hydrolyzed Oat Flour

Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein

Hydrolyzed Wheat Flour

Hydrolyzed Wheat Gluten

Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein

Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein/PVP Crosspolymer

Hydrolyzed Wheat Starch

Maltodextrin

Secale Cereale (Rye) Seed Flour

Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Extract

Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil

Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Gluten

Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Starch

Wheat Amino Acids

Wheat Germ Glycerides

Wheat Germamidopropalkonium Chloride

Wheat Protein

Wheatgermamidopropyl Ethyldimonium Ethosulfate

Yeast Extract

All the ingredients we use in a product are listed on the package or on the label of the product itself. Comparing this list with the ingredients listed on our products will help you to identify the ingredients you would like to avoid.

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to respond.

Sincerely,

Linda Barton

Consumer Affairs Coordinator

Ref # 3511362

Now I thought that Maltodextrin was ok..? right? And what about Dextrin and Dextrin Palmitate? And I have no idea what this is Cyclodextrin.....Could you guys check out the list and let me know what you think. Cause here is a company that states all their shampoo and conditioners are gluten-free. Most of the products that I use are too....it would be kind of scary if they have stuff on the list that they think are not safe but really are, granted it wouldnt hurt us, but better safe then sorry.

Thanks :)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites


Ads by Google:

Matodextrin and dextrins are fine. The way it is worded is a little odd. However it says; " This list may also be used by the celiac patient to identify gluten-containing ingredients. This list gives the standard industry names for ingredients as found in the International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary." It doesn't mean all of them are grain carriers.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I thought Maltodextrin could be from corn or from wheat, so it could potentially be bad????

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ok, so they aren't saying that these things ARE in their product...they are just letting you know what to look for?? Hm, maybe they want you to read the label yourself? Ha...Maybe I am reading this wrong....

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Ok, so they aren't saying that these things ARE in their product...they are just letting you know what to look for?? Hm, maybe they want you to read the label yourself? Ha...Maybe I am reading this wrong....

I agree with Tiffjake. I got the exact same list from L'oreal when I asked about a shampoo I was using. A good CYA on their part - they're saying "this is what you can't have, read your labels".

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites




I agree with Tiffjake. I got the exact same list from L'oreal when I asked about a shampoo I was using. A good CYA on their part - they're saying "this is what you can't have, read your labels".

Like we need to email or call them for that.....hm....makes me want to spend my money with someone else!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Like we need to email or call them for that.....hm....makes me want to spend my money with someone else!

It looks to me like it may be an "auto-response", meaning that it is an automatically generated email response to your question, while they look it up in the meantime & get back to you.

At least I hope that's what it is, because if not, that means I have to stop using their products & let them know why (and I really don't want to do that because I really like their products, but I will if that was not an auto-response).

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

In the US, maltodextrin must be made with corn when talking about food products--BUT, there is no such ruling for anything other then foods, personal products, otc drugs and perscription drugs are not regulated in the same ways. Deb

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
The following list of ingredients that are used in our products, are those that contain wheat and other grains.

Doesn't that mean that those ingredients ARE used in their products?

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Someone posted about Garnier Fructis somewhere else -- they told her that the shampoo and cream rinses were absolutely gluten-free, but individual styling products needed to have a phone call to the company to be sure . . . can't remember what thread it was on, but I know it was a couple of months ago . . . . Lynne

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

No... it means that if the ingredients listed on the product contain any of the ingredients in the list they provided... then that particular product is not gluten free... more or less...

Now I just checked my curl cream, my volumizing spray, my quick fix hair spray and my long and strong leave in... and none of the ingredients in the list are listed on those particular products...

Doesn't that mean that those ingredients ARE used in their products?
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I know maltodextrin is fine... but dextrin is too?? I didnt know that.. can someone confirm this?

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
0

  • Forum Statistics

    • Total Topics
      103,916
    • Total Posts
      919,623
  • Topics

  • Posts

    • Depression / anxiety issues
      Hi all.  Still feeling the same way this past week. I'm thinking of dropping dairy starting from today, I don't know if I have a problem with it or not, but I drink 2 coffees a day with milk. I'm just constantly tired all the time, and getting trough the day is pretty hard, I noticed a couple of weeks ago that my sleep was improving but the last couple of days I have been waking up at least 3 times during the night, then when I get up in the morning it feels like I have been hit by a bus, like I haven't slept at all. I keep waking up during the night needing to drink water as I feel dehydrated, I don't know why as I drink 2-3 litres of water everyday 
    • No actual diagnosis/genetic results.
      About 30% of people have a gene for Celiac.  They don't all have it because only about 1% of the population has Celiac.   It is quite possible she has something else that is causing her trouble.  Sometimes eliminating gluten helps that problem, like FODMAPS.   If it were me, I would keep her strictly gluten-free for a year or so.  See if anything develops.  Then I would try her back on small doses of gluten.  If it is something like FODMAPS, she may be able to tolerate some gluten after a while.  I would do that for 3 months .  If she is having issues I would then get her tested with a full Celiac panel and, if positive, an endoscopy.  Even if the panel is negative, if she is having issues, I would pursue more testing, ends, colonoscopy, etc. For schools to take a gluten-free or any special diet seriously, you will need a doctors note.  I am assuming US might be different in other countries.
    • No actual diagnosis/genetic results.
      Hi- new here but have been reading a lot of posts (Long post, last two paragraphs have actual question)  my four year old daughter probably has celiac but I don't know if I'll ever get a definitive diagnosis at this point.    Backstory: growth Delays, GI issues and a few other symptoms as a baby/young toddler. Did not have blood work done but went straight to biopsy which was negative. Always still had suspicions that gluten bothered her.    Started developing more symptoms around 3, by 3.5 they were pretty bad and her dr recommend eliminating gluten. (Blood in stool, rashes, low grade fever, joint pain, stomach pain and bloating, behavior issues) Everything cleared up quickly! Yay. Still had occasional gluten because I was under the impression it was "just an intolerance" and her symptoms kept up/got worse with each exposure. (Developed vomitting as most recent symptom) So I wanted to know if it was celiac. Can't do blood or biopsy since she's been mostly off gluten for months by this time.  I really was hoping to have a concrete answer and diagnosis, So we did genetic testing recently. It came back positive for half of DQ2 (beta subunit). Her dr isn't giving her official diagnosis but says "she is at a fairly low risk" but with her symptoms doesn't that mean she has developed it??!   Either way he says to keep her off gluten but I don't understand why he won't diagnose? Right now I am just telling people (besides family) that she has it because it's too hard to explain it all but do you think an actual diagnosis would be beneficial in any way? Should I push the issue with her dr? 
    • Awaiting Biopsy Results
      Thanks for the advice and encouragement, Gemini. I appreciate having additional insight into my situation. Celiac being the cause of my health issues makes more and more sense the more I learn about it, and eliminating gluten sounds more and more like the right choice for me.
    • Did Jennifer Esposito Leave Town Amid $43 Million Gluten-Free Bakery Lawsuit?
      The topic of this forum is "Celiac Disease - Publications & Publicity," so certainly it fits in here, and in fact, this topic is designed specifically to handle any media coverage that relates to celiac disease and/or the gluten-free diet.
  • Upcoming Events

  • Blog Entries

  • Recent Status Updates

    • Jmg  »  admin

      Hello Admin!
      I don't know whether this is of interest to post on your articles feed:
      http://pratt.duke.edu/about/news/window-guts-brain
      Kind Regards,
      Matt
      · 2 replies
    • celiac sharon  »  cyclinglady

      Hello cycling lady, have you noticed my picture is showing up as you?  Have no idea why but it's rather disconcerting to see my picture and your words 😉  Do you know how to fix it?  You seem to have far more experience with this board than I do
      · 1 reply
    • Larry Gessner  »  cyclinglady

      Hi There, I don't know if there is a place for videos in the forum. I just watched "The Truth About Gluten" I think it is a good video. I would like to share it somewhere but don't know where it should go. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
      Here is the link if you have never watched it.
      https://youtu.be/IU6jVEwpjnE Thank You,
      Larry
      · 2 replies
  • Who's Online (See full list)

  • Member Statistics

    • Total Members
      60,961
    • Most Online
      1,763

    Newest Member
    foodabc
    Joined