Is it permissible for a muslim businessman to sell fireworks?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Askimam.org

 

Is it permissible for a muslim businessman to sell fireworks?

If not, what is the Shariah ruling against the selling of Fireworks?

Answer

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

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

There is a leeway for Muslim to sell fireworks.[1],[2]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Hisham Dawood

Student Darul Iftaa
Chicago, USA 

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

 

 

 

 

 


[1]

 فتاوى دار العلوم زكريا ج-٥ ص-١٤٧، زمزم

 كتاب الفتاوى ج- ٥ ص-٢٠٣، زمزم

[2] In general, the principle in selling items is that if there is a valid usage of an item in Shariah, its sale is permissible. Fireworks can and are used for SOS signals. 

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