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Are Carbon Water Filters For Water Permissible?

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Question:

Assalamu ‘Alaykum.

I was wondering if carbon filters (for water) were permissible to use?

Answer:

Wa ‘alaykum assalam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh.

I pray you are well.

Yes, using such filters is permissible. They do not alter the fundamental qualities of water in any way, so it would not affect the rulings of purification. Drinking it is the same as drinking any other water. (Shurunbulali, Maraqi al Falah)

Allah bless you.
[Shaykh] Abdul-Rahim

Checked and Approved by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat began his studies in Arabic Grammar and Morphology in 2005. After graduating with a degree in English and History, he moved to Damascus in 2007, where, for 18 months, he studied with many erudite scholars. In late 2008 he moved to Amman, Jordan, where he continued his studies for the next six years in Sacred Law (fiqh), legal theory (Usul al-fiqh), theology, hadith methodology, hadith commentary, and Logic. He was also given licenses of mastery in the science of Quranic recital. He was able to study an extensive curriculum of Quranic sciences, tafsir, Arabic grammar, and Arabic eloquence.

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