Category: Jurisprudence and Rulings (Fiqh)
Fatwa#: 40562
Asked Country: Canada

Answered Date: May 31,2018

Title: Soap with pork gelatin derivatives.

Question

Assalaamu 'Alaykum,

I purchased a liquid body soap and then came to find out that it has gelatin which is derived from pork. Is it permissibe to use?

The soap's name is SoftSoap and has different scents/flaours. 

 

Jazakallah

Answer

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

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

A pig is a completely impure animal. It is not permissible to use any product from a pig nor a by-product.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Huzaifah Deedat

Student Darul Iftaa
Lusaka, Zambia 

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

 

 

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