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In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.



Sorbitol, also known as glucitol, is a sugar alcohol that the human body metabolises slowly. It is obtained by reduction of glucose, changing the aldehyde group to an additional hydroxyl group. (Wikipedia)


Sorbitol is permissible.


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Mohammed Tosir Miah


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