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Is Lanolin halal?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by DarulIftaBirmingham


Answered by:  Moulana Tahsin Alam​


Question:


Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah


Is Lanolin halal?


 


   بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم


                                


                                               In the name of ALLAH the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.


Answer:


 


Assalamualaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakaatuh


“Lanolin is known as wool wax or wool fat. It is a soft, yellow, waxy substance secreted by the sebaceous glands of sheep. Its purpose is to waterproof and protect the wool.”[1] It will be permissible to use.[2]


 


 


 


Only Allah SWT alone knows best.


Written by Moulana Tahsin Alam


Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah


Darul Ifta Birmingham


 


 



[1]https://au.lush.com/ingredients/lanolin


[2] Sh Burhān al-Dīn al-Marghīnānī, Al-Hidāyah, volume 7 pg. 149.


Sh MuḥammadAmīn ibn ʿĀbidīn, RaddulMuḥtār, volume 9 pg. 513.


This answer was collected from DarulIftaBirmingham.co.uk, which is run under the supervision of Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah from the United Kingdom.

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