Is Propylene Glycol Permitted to Use and Consume?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, Is propylene glycol permitted to use and consume? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. While the drinking of alcohol as an intoxicant is clearly impermissible, Imam Abu Hanifa (may Allah be pleased with him) held […]

Is It Permissible To Use Products That Contain Stearic Acid?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Would it be haram to use products that contain stearic acid (and its derivatives such as sodium stearate, magnesium stearate, etc) that is derived from pork? Would it be permissible to use soap, shampoo, deodorant, etc in which the manufacturer may have used pork in manufacturing? Answer: wa `alaykum […]

Are Care Products Containing Vodka Permissible?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Are products containing “lime extracted in vodka” and “rosemary, an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic, steeped in vodka” halal or haram? Answer: wa `alaykum assalam This would be permissible to use on the body. However, it would be better to avoid and find alternatives that do not contain such ingredients. The […]

Can We Use Deodorants, Creams, and Perfumes That Contain Alcohol?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Are we permitted to use deodorants, creams, perfumes, and other cosmetics containing alcohol? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful, and all blessings and peace upon our master Muhammad, his Folk, Companions and those who follow their noble way, Assalamu alaikum, Yes it is permitted to […]

Using Perfumes, Deodorants, After Shave With Alchohol

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question : What is your opinion on using perfumes/deodorants/after shave with alcohol content in it? Answer: In the Hanafi school: 1. Wine is filth (najis) and unconditionally impermissible to consume or use. 2. Other alcohol is impermissible if used for intoxication; or in an amount that intoxicates; or as intoxicants […]