Category: Jurisprudence and Rulings (Fiqh)
Fatwa#: 40048
Asked Country: United Kingdom

Answered Date: Mar 07,2018

Title: Teeth whitening powder with charcoal derivative

Question

Is it permissible to use charcoal (of wood) / charcoal (of wood) derivative as an ingredient for a tooth whitening powder?

Answer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

It is permissible to use a whitening powder which has charcoal derivatives provided it does not contain any other haram ingredients.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Huzaifah Deedat

Student Darul Iftaa
Lusaka, Zambia 

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

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