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Recent Questions:

  • Asalamolaikum is aquaphor brand halal? can you find out if aquaphor cream has any animal ingredients it has glycerin but not sure if that's vegetable based. Jazakhallah - Mariam
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-04-15 23:14:05
  • I live in Indonesia, I couldn't find a detergent and fabric softener that halal. so, what kind of detergent and fabric softener that halal ? in indonesia, there are brands like soklin, molto, rinso, b29, bukrim, daia, please give me solution, jazaakumullaah khoyr - nadya
  • AOA

    Please contact MUI for help. They supposed to help Indonesian Muslims. I do not know any detergent in Indonesia.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-03-15 23:45:08
  • Are Famous Amos the halal products? - Muhammad Umar Faruqi bin Roslan
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal. If it contain alcohol in flavor then it is not Halal.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-03-15 21:39:59
  • AOA, I have a question about Johnson & Johnson baby lotion. Your website says this about it under "Non-Food products": "Halal Baby Lotion. No animal derived ingredients are used. No Ethanol or Alcohol is used in Fragrance. Reference Number 016081305A Date: January 30, 2014". However, one of the main ingredients is Isopropyl Palmitate which is made with Isopropyl alcohol(which you have said has been recently found to be haraam). Is this baby lotion still halal or no? - Laura Lajara
  • AOA

    It is not made from Isopropyl alcohol. Isopropyl palmitate is as a palm oil derivative. Palm oil, which comes from palm trees, is rich in a number of different fatty acids that can be helpful both as skin moisturizers and general emollients. 


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-03-15 11:54:04
  • does clean and clear products use any type of animal use? Are there products halal? - Hammile
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-02-15 20:08:32
  • Is texture hair spa product by makarizo contain anything not halal? thank you for the information. - imanda putri
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-02-15 09:00:43
  • i want to know is sensodyne toothpaste is halal and sunsilk shampoo,pantene also halal or not? - anonymous user
  • AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-02-15 06:55:34
  • Assalamu alaikkum wrwb... Are products from oriflame halal? - Asheek
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-02-15 05:05:49
  • Is the Vaseline Total Moisture with oat extract halal? - Seniha Okdemir
  • AOA

    Alcohol may be used in oat extract as a extracting solvent.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-01-15 22:01:11
  • Are alcohol based perfumes halal?what about the alcohol for antiseptic use is it halal also? - Naffeesa
  • AOA

    Anything which is made with alcohol is not Halal.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-01-15 11:08:26
  • why can't I find orbit chewing gum flavours, and how do I order them if you do carry them: CINNAMINT - 12 PACK WINTEMINT - 12 PACK BUBBBLEMINT - 12 PACK - LINDSAY
  • AOA

    I have no information whether are Halal or not. We do not sell or buy food products.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-01-15 05:20:13
  • Are thermasilk shampoos halal? - Asheek
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-01-15 02:32:55
  • is Vaseline lip balm halal or haram - imran
  • AOA

    I have no information on it.

     

     

    Lip Balm Lip Balm Products Eos emailed eos lip balm company again and asked in details if their product contained any animal or insect by products and their reply was; Hello and thank you for writing us. Our lip balm contains beeswax, so it is not vegan, but contains no other animal products. Our lip balms do not have any alcohol and no alcohol was used during the making of any flavors or ingredients. Please let us know if you have any further questions. Regards, Sherry J. Just wanted to share this just in case anyone else was interested in knowing the halal/haram status of this product. - shabana Beeswax is a Halal wax. They will not Halal if Carmine Red Color is used.

    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-01-15 01:47:35
  • johonsons baby oil is halal? - syed
  • AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-31-15 06:03:38
  • is the perfume paco rabanne 1 million halal? - mustakin
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-30-15 15:59:56
  • is ponds powder halal - mohd swaleh
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-30-15 10:46:43
  • I m using dove soap. Some one told me that it contains pig fat. Is it so? Please some one help me in this matter? - faisal shahzad
  • AOA

    They are right.

    From our Non Food Section:

    Bar Soap Dove Bar Soap Dove No gurantee for pork free, pork is used when other sources are not available. Feb 2013.

    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-29-15 08:34:22
  • Hi, First, I appreciate your work you do for us. I believe you heard SEBAMED non food products; like shampoo, cream etc. are they halal? I could dot find on your website. Thank you! - Yasin
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-27-15 22:08:03
  • Assalamoalaikum, Please let me know if all the ingredients of GNC Women's Ultra mega 50 plus or 30 plus halal or not. My mother in law has been asked to use these and I need to be sure before use. Jazak Allahu Khairun Kaseer - Ummay Abdullah
  • AOA

    They are not Halal. Only following products are Halal at GNC:

    Search results for the term: gnc

    Total results generated: 1
    Halal StatusProduct NameCategoryProduct BrandCommentsDate
    halal Vitamin B-12, Big 150, Vitamin B-1, Choline Vitamins GNC Only three Halal with Kosher Sysmbol KO on back of the bottle. 03-23-13

    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-27-15 11:41:25
  • Is keratin used from sheep's wool halal. This animal by-product is found in OGX shampoo and conditioners. Also is silk amino acids, derived from silk worm halal. - Mrs. Khan
  • AOA

    Keratin from sheep wool is Halal if no alcohol is used to extract it. Silk protein is also Halal because it is secretion of silk worm.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-27-15 08:25:39
  • Assalamu Alaikum, I hope this finds you well. I have a question about a digestive enzyme medication called "Vegan Bean-zyme". This helps digest fiber before it reaches the colon therefore it helps reduce the gas. The ingredients are: Alpha-galactosidase enzyme (from Aspergillus niger) 300 GALU/dose, rice flour, cellulose (capsule), silica. Do you think this medication is halal? Thank you very much. Jazakallah. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    You can consume it. But ask your doctor before use whether it is good for you.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-27-15 07:46:24
  • Salamalakum, Is Sensodyne Extra Whitening toothpaste halal or haram? Thank you - Jennah
  •   AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-26-15 12:22:49
  • Salamalakum, Is Sensodyne Extra Whitening toothpaste halal or haram? Thank you - Jennah
  •   AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-26-15 08:41:00
  • Is NyQuil the one with 10% alcohol halal or haram? Or we as Muslims allowed to drink it? - Mohammed siraj
  • AOA

    It is a Haram product.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-26-15 07:55:08
  • Are products containing Benzyl Alcohol allowed? - Wasim
  • AOA

    Yes.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-26-15 04:19:02
  • The soap range of soap works present in bulk and barn halal? - aisha
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-25-15 20:37:33
  • Is corsodyl gel halal it contains isopropyl alcohol - Zubeidah
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-24-15 18:33:58
  • Koleston hair dye is halal to use? - mahin
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-22-15 16:14:24
  • V r in china.. most of the things are haraam... are mabylline n loreal lipsticks available in china are halal or haraam - hashamasghar
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-22-15 11:40:33
  • Assalaamualaikum. I had recently sent an email to Procter and Gamble(P&G) India regarding alcohol used in Head & Shoulders shampoo. The reply was------"Hello Syed, Thank you for contacting Procter & Gamble. As per your query: 1. The alcohol we use in our shampoo and conditioner is a ‘fatty alcohol’ and actually helps to lock in moisture. These fatty alcohols may be listed on the ingredient statement as Cetyl, Stearyl, Myristyl or Behenyl or Ethyl.These ingredients are completely different to the alcohols found in alcoholic drinks; they are not specified as alcohols and in fact they are usually solids i.e. fatty alcohols. Most of our fatty alcohol is synthetic and comes from petroleum; however, it can also come from coconut oil and from animal tallow (beef or pork)."---------------So does this make the shampoo Haraam? Jazak Allahu Khairan - Syed Muteeb
  • AOA

    He is describing it correctly like we do in our FAQ:

    What are Cetyl Alcohol, Stearyl Alcohol, Butyl Alcohol, Lauryl and Oleyl Alcohol used in Personal Care Products. Are they Halal:

    All above alcohol are not Ethyl Alcohol but they are fatty alcohol or fatty waxes made from either animal fat such as pork fat or vegetable fat such as soy fat. Only manufacturer will know the source of these ingredients. If any personal care company says that no animal derived ingredients are used in their products containing above alcohols it means they are obtained from vegetable fat.

    His or her letter did not say we only use fatty alcohol from synthetic sources but he also mentioned the animal fat pork or beef.

    So Procter & Gamble is following same souces of fatty alcohol as they are doing USA.

    So Procter Gamble Head & Shoulder Shampoo is also not Halal in India. Please avoid it.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-21-15 10:43:27
  • Is Karawash Hair conditioning shampoo halal. Its made in India Millennium Herbal care LTD. Marketed by IPCA laboratories - Farhana Habib
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-21-15 04:21:41
  • Equate hand wash is halal? - sumera
  • AOA

    If it has alcohol then it is not Halal.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-19-15 18:13:03
  • Is sensodyne extra whitening toothpaste halal? - A Moh.
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-19-15 12:06:46
  • dove shampoo contain alcohol or not .It is ok to consume or not - anonymous user
  • AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-19-15 04:11:53
  • is quaternium 79 hydrolyzed collagen halal to use? - zawani binti zainuddin
  • AOA

    It is Haram if made from pork collagen. Only manufacturer knows the source.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-19-15 01:55:24
  • Is vaseline aloe fresh total moisture contains any haram ingredients - shajila p
  •   AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-18-15 07:08:12
  • Asalaam, is dr.organic Snail Gel or cream permissible to treat scarring? JZ. - Nadia Hussain
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-17-15 16:07:38
  • Is it halal to use vaseline blueseal light hydrating jelly, that has aloe in it? - hamzah iqbal
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-17-15 12:44:38
  • AssalaamuAlaikum, I want to know that crayons are halal or not for using as a lipstick as we know that there are hardly some cosmetics that are halal so i searched in the net regarding how to make lipstick out of crayons so its quite easy so kindly provide me the answers as soon as possible Jazakallah - kaneez
  • AOA

    Crayons are not for lipstick it is made with pork.

    The following are the requirements of Halal cosmetic products:

    1. No animal derived ingredients are used.

    2. No alcohol is used as hidden solvent or carrier in fragrance or perfume.

    3. No Carmine red color is used.

    4. No marine derived ingredients are used except fish for Hanafi Muslims.

    5. The manufacturer of cosmetic is one who knows the source of ingredients in cosmetic products.

    6. No alcohol is used in extracts.

    Only manufacturer knows the source of cosmetic ingredients so please contact them.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-17-15 12:37:27
  • Salam,I would like to know if I can use Vicks VapoRub? My nose is blocked, because I had a cold. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Yes you can use it.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-16-15 20:30:06
  • Is Irish Spring ( body wash ) halal? - Asma Nadeem
  • AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-14-15 20:04:44
  • Assalamu'alaikum. Can I check whether the following ingredients from a lip balm is halal? JazakAllahu khair: Polybutene, ethylhexyl palmitate, paraffinum liquidum (mineral oil), ozokerite, petrolatum, polyethylene, phenoxyethanol, aroma (flavour), benzyl salicylate, [+/- CI 15850 (Red 6 Lake), CI15850 (Red 7 Lake), CI 15985 (Yellow 6 Lake), CI 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake), CI 42090 (Blue 1 Lake), CI 45410 (Red 27 Lake), CI 47005 (Yellow 10 Lake), CI 77742 (Manganese Violet), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide)]. - Niagara
  • AOA

    The following are the requirements of Halal cosmetic products:

    1. No animal derived ingredients are used.

    2. No alcohol is used as hidden solvent or carrier in fragrance or perfume.

    3. No Carmine red color is used.

    4. No marine derived ingredients are used except fish for Hanafi Muslims.

    5. The manufacturer of cosmetic is one who knows the source of ingredients in cosmetic products.

    6. No alcohol is used in extracts.

    Only manufacturer knows the source of cosmetic ingredients so please contact them.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-14-15 02:46:09
  • Is Olay essential beauty fluid moisturiser and Olay total effect 7in one night cream are halal or not? - Ammara amar
  •   AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-14-15 02:39:05
  • Does Fair n Lovely (hindustan uniliver ) contain pig fat / oil ? - mrs arman
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-13-15 09:50:34
  • I want to know about Palmers company. That their products are safe to use or not.specially shampoos. Plzz do reply - sana
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-13-15 00:06:07
  • Is Clean&Clear facial wash halal? - Aribah
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-11-15 14:20:51
  • i want to know whether KFC is halal or haram.? - abid
  • AOA

    KFC is not Halal because the chicken are non zabiha machine slaughtered.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-11-15 11:56:17
  • As-Salaamu Alaykum, What is the status of many of the household cleaning products. For example: lysol, pinesol and laundry soaps. - Inaayah
  • AOA

    You can use it. For laundry detergent use those one which has kosher symbol such as Tide.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-11-15 11:43:49
  • If a skincare product contain gelatin of pork, can we use it? - Raiha
  • AOA

    No, from our Alert:

    Gelatin in any food product or ingredient or Vitamins or medicine is not Halal unless it says Fish Gelatin under ingredients statement in USA and Canada

    MCG is receiving many inquiries about gelatin foods or ingredients or in vitamins whether it is Halal or not.

    The important point is none of the gelatin carrying food products or ingredients or vitamins are Halal unless it says fish gelatin under ingredients statement. The use of fish gelatin in foods in USA is on rise because of demand by Muslim consumers and Jewish consumers. Food companies have booths at IFT Food Expo in July 2013 in Chicago promoting use of fish gelatin. It is important to know the fish gelatin from cat fish is not consider Halal or Kosher. Beta Carotene suppliers use fish gelatin as  a processing aid ingredient or hidden ingredient in Beta Carotene powder form so that it mixes well with other ingredients and fish gelatin is not mentioned under ingredients list.

    08/15/13

    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-11-15 10:52:04
  • Is Capsule made of Gelatin in DOROFEN capsule - HALAL.- Jazakallah - Mohammad Abdul Majid
  • AOA

    Capsules are mostlt made of pork gelatin. If it is medicine:

    Please break the capsule, empty powder medicine in to a spoon of Apple Sauce and consume it and throughout the pork  gelatin based capsule into garbage. This is the way eat my prescribbed capsule medicine.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-11-15 06:00:14
  • I wonder is oriflame products;cometics halal? Or do the product use haram ingredient ? - lirissa
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-11-15 02:17:49
  • Is phenoxyethanol and cetyl alcohol halal for using as a beauty product? Please give me the list of products use haram things in their products. Thank you. - Iqra Khan
  • AOA

    phenoxyethanol is Halal. From our FAQ:

    What are Cetyl Alcohol, Stearyl Alcohol, Butyl Alcohol, Lauryl and Oleyl Alcohol used in Personal Care Products. Are they Halal:

    All above alcohol are not Ethyl Alcohol but they are fatty alcohol or fatty waxes made from either animal fat such as pork fat or vegetable fat such as soy fat. Only manufacturer will know the source of these ingredients. If any personal care company says that no animal derived ingredients are used in their products containing above alcohols it means they are obtained from vegetable fat.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-11-15 01:54:21
  • Assalam o Alaikum, Is johnson's & Johnson's baby lotion and oil made by indonesia halal? it is with HFCE Halal Logo.. Can we use it ? waiting for your response.. JAZAK ALLAH... - Bella Ahmed
  • AOA

    If it has Halallogo then you can use it.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-11-15 01:48:12
  • Assalam o Alaikum, Is Johnson's baby lotion and oil made by indonesia halal? it is with halal logo cane we use it? also if there is any page of Muslim halal pages for indonesia?then plz provide me some links.. Waiting for your response.. Jazak Allah .. - Bella Ahmed
  •   AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-11-15 00:38:28
  • Assalam o Alaikum, The products made by "The Vitamin Company" is Halal? like bb creame and kojic whitening creame and facewash (made in u.s.a) Waiting for your Response JAzak Allah.. - Bella Ahmed
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-11-15 00:34:46
  • Is nivea lip butter and eos lip balm halal? - Pari
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-10-15 23:40:07
  • i want to know the best brands in india for lipsticks and makeup,which are HALAL - Rifath Taskeen
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-10-15 12:30:01