Polyester and Antifreeze
Question: Is it permissible to use polyester and antifreeze given that they are made from Ethylene glycol?
Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh,
Thank you for your important question.
Using polyester and antifreeze is completely fine. Either because of chemical change (istihala), duress (umum al-balwa), or because we don’t consider their ingredient (ethylene glycol) to be filthy to begin with.
I pray this helps.
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