Dishwashing liquid which contains ethyl alcohol

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Q: Is ethyl alcohol from corn halal? the reason I wanted to know is because I got a reply from a company who said they use ethyl alcohol from corn in their dish washing liquid, so is this washing up liquid permissible to use, because it is washed off anyway.


A: Yes.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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