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Listerine/mouthwash

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Listerine contains alcohol - does anyone know what kind of alcohol, or if there are other ingredients that are gluten-free. I contacted the manufacturer (Pfizer), but they're giving me the line that they can't guarantee the product is gluten-free without actually answering my question! How about Scope or any other mouthwash?

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I contacted the co. a few months back about Listerine--they told me the alcohol was not derived from a grain source. I use it all the time with no problem. I believe its the Arctic Mint flavor.

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Listerine doesn't use a "gluten" alcohol, but they did tell me that they couldn't guarentee their stuff is gluten free (I guess just meaning cross contamination risk? who knows....).

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Yikes, I JUST bought Listerine today... does anyone use it successfully? I won't use it if it's questionable...

- Lauren

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I don't know if it is questionable or not, I think they were just being honest. I am sure that most packaged food can't guarentee anything either (which is why I stopped eating and using as much packaged stuff as possible). I stopped using it because it was just one more thing I didn't want to worry about, but I think others here have used it without problems. I know that Tom's (a natural brand) makes mouthwash that they say is gluten-free (though they don't test their stuff either).... Anyway, good luck!

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