IslamQA

Shellac

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: Is it permissible to consume shellac which is typically being used as a glazing agent in sweets and chocolates?

Bismillaah

A: Hazrat Thaanwi (Rahmatullahi Alayh) mentioned the maslah relating to shellac in behishti zewar. According to Hazrat Thaanwi (Rahmatullahi Alayh) it is permissible. You may refer to a reliable halaal certifying body in whom you have confidance.

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, 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.

Find more answers indexed from: Muftionline.co.za
Subscribe to IslamQA Weekly Newsletter

Subscribe to IslamQA Weekly Newsletter

You will receive 5 Q&A in your inbox every week



We have sent a confirmation to you. Please check the and confirm your subscription. Thank you!