Chometz After Pesach Chart

The following chart offers guidelines for products that are ( חמץ שעבר עליו הפסח (שעה”פ . “Yes” next to a product indicates the product is subject to the halachos of חמץ שעה”פ . Following Pesach, one may purchase these products only from a Jewish owned store that properly sold its chometz, or from a store owned by a gentile. “No” next to a product indicates the product is not subject to the halachos of חמץ שעה”פ . These products may be purchased at any store after Pesach.

 

Product

Status

Barley (if pearled, raw and packaged) No
Beer Yes
Bran (Wheat, Oat) Yes
Bread/cake/cookies Yes
Cereal with primary ingredient of wheat, oats or barley Yes
Chometz content is more than a k’zayis. Yes
Chometz content in entire package is less than a k’zayis but is greater than 1/60 of the product (e.g., Corn Flakes cereal)  Yes
Chometz content in entire package is less than a k’zayis but is greater than 1/60 of the uncooked product  No
Chometz content is less than 1/60 of the product No
Chometz Nokshe (e.g., chometz glue)  Yes
Chometz products non-edible even for canine consumption No
Condiments containing vinegar (e.g., ketchup, mayonnaise, mustard, pickles) No
Corn Flakes (brands that contains malt flavor – e.g., Kellogg’s) Yes
Cookies  Yes
Cosmetics No
Couscous Yes
Detergents No
Extracts No
Flour (including whole wheat flour or if contains malted barley) No1
Food Coloring No
Gefilte Fish (even if contains chometz or non-KFP matzo meal)  Yes
Ketchup No
Kitniyos No
Malt extract in product (e.g., Rice Krispies)  Yes
Maltodextrin No
Maltose (in product) Yes
Matzah and Matzah Meal  (not certified for Pesach) Yes
Mayonnaise No
Medicine containing chometz No
Modified food starch (from unknown sources)  No
Mustard  No
Oatmeal (Instant, Regular, Baby) Yes
Pasta  Yes
Pickles No
Pretzels Yes
Processed on chometz equipment with no chometz content in product (if it was not known to have been processed on chometz) No
Rice Krispies (brands that contains malt flavor – e.g., Kellogg’s) Yes
Rolled Oats Yes
Salad Dressing No
Soy Sauce (containing wheat) Yes
Vanillin and Ethyl Vanillin No
Vinegar (from unknown sources) No
Vitamin tablets containing chometz No
Wheat Germ Yes
Wheat gluten/wheat protein (unknown amount in product) Yes
Whiskey2 Yes
Yeast (Baker’s) No
Yeast Extract No
  1. This applies to flour that is not an ingredient in a product (e.g., flour sold in bags). However, as an ingredient in a product it is usually חמץ גמור.
  2. This includes bourbon, rye, liquors, gin, scotch, whiskey (unless they are certified for Pesach or are known to be from non-chometz sources).