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Applying oud with alcohol content

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Q: Is applying oud halaal or haraam since in many oud’s, the producers add alcohol although the alcohol is evaporated at about 15°C to 20°C (as per the producers comments)?


A: Generally, the alcohol that perfumes contain are synthetic and chemically produced alcohol. If this is the case then such perfumes can be used.

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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