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Recent Questions:

  • Is cetaphil cleanser cream is halal to use? - Sehrish
  • 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
    05-09-14 23:15:37
  • salam..i want to know about product apple double stemcell..is it halal or not..just to make sure..thank you.. - hujan
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Non-Food Products
    05-09-14 08:57:00
  • Is ponds,Vaseline body lotions,face cream,hand creams are halal?? - Fazmila
  • 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
    05-06-14 21:12:01
  • Asalam alikum. I bought Crest 3D white multi-care whitening oral rinse alcohol free, but it has flavor in the ingredients, it said halal in your website I want to make sure if the flavor is halal ? JazakAllah khair - angel
  • AOA

    When any company declared Alcohol Free then they do not use alcohol as a hidden ingredient in flavor.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    05-06-14 03:03:52
  • Asslamualekum Iwant to know abut Nature made multi vitami it contain gelatin. thank you Ma asslama. - Abdul Rashid Baig
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.

    TITLE: MUSLIMS ARE NOT PAYING ATTENTIONS TO HALAL VITAMINS

    Many Muslims are using non Halal vitamins from stores like Wal-Mart, Walgreen, CVS Pharmacy, GNC. This is because of lack of knowledge about the Halal status of those vitamins. MCG get every day a question from Muslims asking about the Halal status of xyz vitamins. MCG is providing help in picking up the Halal vitamins after it researched at Vitamin Shoppe stores which are located in every city of USA. MCG advises Muslims to check the Halal status of vitamins before consuming them.

    Many major brand of vitamins are not Halal such as: Centrum, Equate, Citracal, Nature Made, Vitafusion, One A Day, GNC, Flintstone, Nature Beauty, Walgreen, Geritol, Nature Bounty, Garliq, Estroven, Disney Gummies, Fiber Smart, Caltrale, Finest Nature, One Source, Lill Critteers, Culturelle, Philps, Ultimate Florea, Viactive, Elatins, Os-Cal, Spring Valley, Schiff, Stevia, Optimum Nutrition, Mega Red, Ocuvite, Alive, Centrum Kid, Active Kid, Spring Valley, Bayer, CVS Vitamins and Kirkland Signature. They are not Halal because they are not Halal or Kosher certified or do not have a Halal or Kosher symbol on the package.

    Even if they do not contain gelatin, they are still not Halal because they add without restriction any Haram hidden ingredient. Halal or Kosher certification protects Muslims from adding Haram Hidden or Processing Aid Ingredients which are not required to be mention under ingredients statement by FDA. MCG has a list of Halal multivitamins, individual vitamins, prenatal vitamins and fish oil or omega 3 on our website under "Vitamins". Please use this list of Halal vitamins. How to search Halal vitamins on our website: Please write vitamins or prenatal vitamins or fish oil (for Omega fish oil) under the search box then click Food Product by Category then click Show Only Halal then click search. You will get a list of 45 Halal vitamins, 3 Halal prenatal vitamins, 6 Halal fish oil (Omega fish oil) and where to buy them.

    TITLE: 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.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    05-05-14 19:45:16
  • I would like to know please if Focus factor medication have all Halal ingredients or not. Thank you. - Nour
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    05-05-14 12:43:01
  • nivea soft creme is halal or haram - usman ali
  • 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
    05-05-14 05:52:19
  • asalaamu alaykum hi i wanted to know is mello yello citrus flavored soda is halal the ingredients are carbonated water,high fructose corn syrup,concentrated orange juice,citric acid,natural flavors,sodium benzoate,and edta(to protect taste),potassium citrate,caffeine,yellow5,carob bean gum, - ap
  • AOA

    It has to have a kosher symbol for colors to be Halal and no alcohol in natural flavors to be Halal.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    05-03-14 11:17:25
  • Is aveeno products halal? - Mahmood
  • 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
    05-02-14 04:05:58
  • Is Profoot Heel Rescue Foot Cream halal to use? There is cetyl alchohol present but no phone number to call. Would you find out please? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Profoot Inc

    Address: 74 20th St Fl 2
    BrooklynNY
    11232-1101
    Business Activity: Importer
    Phone: 718-965-8600
    Fax: 718-965-9729

    Category: Non-Food Products
    05-01-14 00:03:11
  • Is spectraban sun screen sebum control gel by stiefel halal or haram.. Ingredients are dimethicone crosspolymer, ethylhexyl methoxy cinnamate, c12-c1d alkyl benzonate, bis-ethylhexyloxyphenol methoxy-phenyl triazine, cetyl dimethicone, cyclopentasiloxane cyclohexasiloxane, diethylamino hydroxybenzoyl hexyl benzonate. - maaheen
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-29-14 11:31:28
  • There is a product line called organic skincare doctor, I wanted to ask regarding an ingredient in the organic morrocan argan oil day cream. It contains vanilla planifolia fruit extracts. Is this cream permissable to use on skin? - mariam
  • AOA

    It is not Halal because vanilla is extracted with alcohol.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-28-14 12:57:24
  • Is spectraban sun screen sebum control gel by stiefel halal or haram.. Ingredients are dimethicone crosspolymer, ethylhexyl methoxy cinnamate, c12-c1d alkyl benzonate, bis-ethylhexyloxyphenol methoxy-phenyl triazine, cetyl dimethicone, cyclopentasiloxane cyclohexasiloxane, diethylamino hydroxybenzoyl hexyl benzonate. - maaheen
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-28-14 09:21:56
  • Is it permissible to use revlon coloursilk 3n dark brown hair dye. the ingrdients are as follows Colorant: Water, Oleic Acid, Isopropyl Alcohol, Ethanolamine, Peg 2 Soyamine, Lauramide Mea, Lauryl Pyrrolidone, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Potassium Cocoyl Hydrolyzed Collagen, Sodium Sulfite, Fragrance, Wheat Amino Acids, Hypnea Musciformis Extract, Gellidiela Acerosa Extract, Sargassum Filipendula Extract, Sorbitol, Meadowfoam Seed Oil, Oleyl Alcohol, Polyquaternium 28, Laneth 5, Sodium Benzotriazolyl Butylphenol Sulfonate, Buteth 3, Tributyl Citrate, Erythorbic Acid, Tetrasodium Edta, P-Phenylenediamine, N,N-Bis(2-Hydroxyethyl)-P-Phenylenediamine Sulfate, Resorcinol, 1 Naphthol, M Aminophenol, Phenyl Methyl Pyrazolone, Linalool, Citronellol, Geraniol, Coumarin, Amyl Cinnamal. Developer: Water, Hydrogen Peroxide, Cetearyl Alcohol, Ceteareth 20, Steareth 10 Allyl Ether/Acrylates Copolymer, Amodimethicone, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, C11-15 Pareth 7, Laureth 9, Glycerin, Trideceth 12, Disodium Phosphate, Phosphoric Acid, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Cyclopentasiloxane, Methylparaben, Edta. Conditioner: Water, Cetearyl Alcohol, Behentrimonium Chloride, Linoleamidopropyl Dimethylamine Dimer Dilinoleate, Stearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Methoxypropylgluconamide, Silk Amino Acids, Hydrolyzed Silk, Panthenol, Panthenyl Ethyl Ether, Dimethicone Peg 8 Meadowfoamate, Amodimethicone, Trideceth 12, Triisostearyl Citrate, Isostearyl Glycolate, Isostearyl Lactate, Diisostearoyl Malate, Diisostearoyl Trimethylolpropane Siloxy Silicate, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Ceteareth 20, Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Cetrimonium Chloride, Isopropyl Alcohol, Fragrance, Benzyl Salicylate, Hexyl Cinnamal, Hydroxyisohexyl 3 Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde, Linalool, Citric Acid, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone. - AAMIR GIGANI
  • AOA

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


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-27-14 03:55:51
  • Is dreambeard oil halal to use - saifuk
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-25-14 22:12:54
  • assalamualaikum .i want to know is Triveen-PRx RNF capsules of TRIGEN laboraotries at meijer pharmacy is halal?or not - bushra
  • AOA

    Majority of capsules are made with pork so I will not advise you about consuming it.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-25-14 14:50:00
  • Salaam alaikum, I contacted White Rain through email to see if they used animal ingredients or alcohol. My email: Time ago, I heard that your shampoos don't have any animal ingredients. Does that still hold true? What about your body washes? Does it have animal ingredients? Also, do you have any shampoos/bodywashes that are free from alcohol? Thank you so much for your time and assistance! Their email: Thank you for your email. Our products do not have animal ingredients. And are also alcohol free. Sincerely, High Ridge Brands - Muslimah
  • AOA

    You may not aware that this website plus Canadian website is run by only one person that is me. So one personal is not machine or computer to do every thing in one or one wekk but I try as much to update every thing on both websites. Here is what I found out from company last year.

    Search results for the term: white rain

    Total results generated: 3
    Category Name Brand Description
    Shampoo All White Rain Shampoos and Conditioners White Rain No pork and no animal derived ingredients but no information about alcohol in fragrance. Feb 2013
    Body Wash All Body Washes White Rain No animal by product and no information about alcohol in fragrance.

    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-25-14 06:38:27
  • Minoxidil is serum for treat hair loss.Is the minoxidil is Halal to use for muslim? - saiful
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-24-14 05:19:21
  • Is Nivea Essentially Enriched Body Lotion halal? I called the company, One person said it does not have any products that made from animal and alcohol. Is it true please let me know. - Rushna Hasib
  • AOA

    Search Category: Alerts

    Search results for the term: Nivea

    Total results generated: 1
    Alert Title Description Date
    Nivea products are Mushbooh

    New information is provided by a sister from Nivea company:

    I have the following information for you sent to me by Nivea in regards to animal derived ingredients.

    Ingredients used in the NIVEA range are, wherever possible, from non-animal sources such as vegetable based Glycerin.

    However there are specific materials where an effective alternative is not readily available.

    Please find these ingredients listed below:

    1. Lanolin, Lanolin Oil, Lanolin Alcohol, Glyceryl Lanolate, Cholesterol, Cholesteryl Oleyl Carbonate, Cholesteryl Nonanoate, Cholesteryl Chloride - derived from Woolwax (from sheep wool).

    2. Sodium Tallowate - derived from Tallow (from cattle).

    3. PEG-8 Beeswax, Cera Alba (Wax), Mel (Honey) - derived from Wax or honey (from bees).

    4. Carboxymethyl Chitin, Ostrea/Oyster shell extract (from crustaceans).

    5. Hydrolyzed Silk, Silk Powder - derived from Silk (from silk worms).

    6. Hydrolyzed Milk Protein, Sine Adipe Lac, Casein, Yoghurt Powder, Sodium C8-16 Isoalkylsuccinyl, Lactoglobulin Sulfonate - derived from Milk (from cattle).

    7. Carmine/CI 75470 (colour) - derived from Cochineal (from beetles).

    8. Hydrolyzed Keratin - derived from Keratin (from cashmere goat or sheep wool).

    9. Hydrolyzed Pearl - derived from Pearl protein (fresh water pearls). We do not use any egg based ingredients in our products. As formulations do change from time to time, we would recommend that you check the ingredients listing on the product that you wish to use for the ingredients listed above, prior to use. -

    Sent to MCG by a sister on 01-06-14 05:59:59

    MCG response:

    Ingredients from Beewax, Sheep Wool, from silk are Halal.

    Red color from Cochineal or Carmine is Haram because all insects are Haram in Islam excpet locust.

    Ingredients from non zabiha beef are not Halal.

    All dairy based ingredients are Halal only if they are Halal or kosher certified.

    Please avoid all those Nivea products if they are made from above ingredients.

    01/07/1

    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-23-14 16:56:00
  • Is polyvitamin w/Iron chewable tablets halal? - Rushna Hasib
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-23-14 11:50:59
  • is bio-oil Hallal ? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I never heard of bio oil. All vegetable oils are consider vegetarian or obtained from bioological resources.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-23-14 03:43:45
  • Is Clean and Clear face wash halal? I have the blue bursting beads one and it contains glycerin. I was wondering if it was from a plant or animal source and whether it is halal. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Only manufacturer knows the source of glycerin.

    Glycerin:

    Glycerin is a fat based ingredients used in foods and non food products. Since it is a fat based ingredient so it is either obtained from animal fat such as pork or beef or it is obtained from vegetable fat. Only vegetable fat based Glycerin is Halal or it is Halal if there is a Kosher symbol on the food package containing glycerin which means glycerin the food is obtained from vegetable fat.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-21-14 18:35:53
  • Can you please tell me simply if the items listed below are halal or not halal? Is it Halal or permissible to use Tommy Hilfiger Mens Spray or Axe Mens Body Spray? - Hasan
  • 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
    04-21-14 17:46:39
  • Salaam alaikum, I was wondering if Vaseline Intensive Care lotions are halal in the USA? Jazakallah khair - Muslimah
  • 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
    04-21-14 10:26:29
  • AQUAFRESH TRIPLE ACTION Pump is Halal? - Faisal Rehman Amjad
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-21-14 04:39:32
  • Is etude house product from korea halal? It's said in your website that etude house: no animal derived ingredients are used,but in december 2010. How about now? Still same or? - putri
  • AOA

    This is old information but I do not know it is still true or not.

    Search results for the term: etude

    Total results generated: 1
    Category Name Brand Description
    Cosmetic All Makeup Products Etude House USA No animal derived ingredients are used(December 2010). Look for Cochineal, if it is there then it will not be Halal because Insects are Haram

    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-18-14 17:25:09
  • is moistfull white cream from EUDE HOUSE halal? these are the ingredients: WATER, BUTYLENE GLYCOL,GLYCERIN,DIMETHICONE,SQUALANE,NIACINAMIDE,ROSA CANINA FLOWER OIL, ADANSONIA DIGITATA FRUIT EXTRACT,HYDROLYZED CONCHIOLIN PROTEIN,LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL,CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL,VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) FRUIT EXTRACT,RABDOSIA RUBESCENS EXTRACT, SEA SILT EXTRACT,SAXIRFRAGA SARMENTOSA EXTRACT, SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS ROOT EXTRACT, SIGESBECKIA ORIENTALIS EXTRACT,THERMUS THERMOPHILLUS FERMENT, HYDROXYPHROPYL BISPALMITAMIDE MEA,DEXTRAN,MANNITOL,ACETYL TETRAPEPTIDE-11,HEXAPEPTIDE-2,GLYCERYL STEARATE,GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE,MICA,MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE,CETEARYL ALCOHOL,SCROSE, STEARIC ACID,ETHYLHEXYGLYCERIN,ELLAGIC ACID, ZEA MAYS (CORN)STRACH, CARBOMER,CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, TITANIUM DIOXIDE,POLYGLYCERYL-3 METHYLGLUCOSE DISTEARATE, HYDROGENATED LECITHIN,TROMETHAMINE,DISODIUM EDTA,PHENOXYETHANOL,FRAGNANCE. I need the answer cuz i wanna buy this product. thanks a lot - Putri
  • AOA

    Only manufacturer is know the source of ingredients so please contact them.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-17-14 22:53:00
  • Assalamualaikum.. i would like to ask.. is victoria secret body mist/perfume/body lotion halal? And also all perfume oil from the body shop? Thank you in advance - asty
  • AOA

    Please check cosmetic under our Non Food Section.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-17-14 18:00:36
  • what kind of soft drinks/energy drinks can we drink - syed mahdi ali
  • AOA

    Please check our website.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-17-14 08:38:37
  • is the multivitamin [gummy dinos ]is halal - ali
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-16-14 08:41:18
  • I have called Nivea, I asked about thier lip butter they said the glycerien in it is from plant source . So this product is Halal and I wanted to share this info with you. - Dima
  • AOA

    I need complete ingredients statement then I can tell you.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-16-14 07:43:46
  • Are Police Fragrances halal or haram? I bought this Police contemporary perfume. Can I wear them and pray? Thank you. - Az
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-14-14 20:43:43
  • Hi, I would like to know if nivea lip balm is halal or not to be used - niam
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-14-14 12:45:52
  • Salamalaikum I am wondering if clean and clear that is oil free for face cleanser is halal or not. Thank alot - dina
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-14-14 08:28:52
  • Asalamualekum... I want to know whether all the lipsticks n lip glosses of REVLON brand contain pig fat or not??? Are they halal or haram.. please reply I'm realy in need of an answer..thank you - ayesha fatima
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-13-14 22:34:36
  • I found a product named Laetitia Dark Lip Cream online. The product is to reddish dark lips. Does this product halal? - Najah Misnan
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-13-14 08:01:20
  • Baby cream, baby sebamed products are halal or not..........can v use this product for children.In dat alcohol ingrediants is added - munaij
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-11-14 00:25:49
  • do all medicine capsules contain gelatin.jazakomo allaho khayran - khadija
  • AOA

    Yes, majority of them are made with pork gelatin. Please open the capsule take out medicine put in apple sauce and consume. Then discard the capsule.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-10-14 20:29:12
  • Is lipstick medora of London halaal - Nilofer syed
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-10-14 08:20:53
  • Hi I wanted to know if post Original shredded wheat cereal is halal or not it has 0 sugars the ingredients : whole grain wheat,to preserve the natural wheat flavor,BHT is added to the packaging material Contains:WHEAT it has circle around k symbol too. I also wanted to know what kind of hair brush for brushing hair is safe to use. - peace
  • AOA

    Post Shredded Wheat Original SpoonSize is a Halal cereal.

    unknown BHA or BHT Mineral, Chemical, Synthetic based Ingredients A chemical preservative but always avaialble with fat based carrier. Halal if vegetable oil is used as a carrier. Not Halal if animal fat is used as a carrier. A Halal or Kosher symbol on the food package containing BHA or BHT indicate only vegetableoil is used as a carrier.

     

    Brushes Shadow Brushes Essential 3 Piece Set, Ulta No animal hair are used.

    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-09-14 16:50:31
  • nyx products contained animal fat and alcohol or not ? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Then they are not Halal.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-08-14 02:12:23
  • Asalam-o-alekum Please lat know about Cussons PZ Cussons. (international ) Ltd. England Product IMPERIAL LEATHER (CLASSIC) & (GOLD) Ingredients Halal or Haram - Muhammad Ashraf Khan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-08-14 01:34:20
  • How do we know the product contain Carmine and Cochineal Color? - Fatimah Iqbal
  • AOA

    It states onunder the ingredients list.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-08-14 01:22:12
  • Are Clean and Clear brand face washes halal? I'm wondering about all of the face washes. Most do contain glycerin and I was wondering if the source of this is plant based. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-07-14 11:35:39
  • Asalamu Alaykum, Sorry, I asked about the halal status of C20-40 Alcohol, I didn't mention that this is in a cosmetic product and that this product is suitable for vegans. May Allah reward you. - Anonymous
  • AOA

    Suitable for alcohol is Halal only if there is no ethyl alcohol. I do not what is C2-40 Alcohol you have to find out from the manufacturer.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-31-14 14:05:16
  • Asalamu alaykum, Will you be able to tell me the halal status of "C20-40 ALCOHOLS" Thank you - Anonymous
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-31-14 13:42:09
  • So are zyrtec liquid gels not halal? Do you know the source of the gelatin? - Saqib
  • AOA

    It does not matter.

    TITLE: 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.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-31-14 07:24:49
  • is tide febreze detergent halal - jameelah
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-30-14 17:12:04
  • Are phillips sonicare toothbrushes halal? - Victor
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-29-14 21:43:16
  • Assalamu alaikum .plz suggest a halal soap, shampoo and cream .I m from India.jazakallah - sister
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-29-14 07:44:15
  • assalamualaikum..can a muslim use holika holika red wine therapy sleeping mask, in which 10% of the ingredients is from red wine? - najihah
  • AOA

    Red wine is Haram so does the Holika.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-28-14 20:52:20
  • is Dr. Mercola Liposomal vitamin c medicine halal? - Humera
  • AOA

    I have no information. But if there is no kosher symbol then it is not Halal.

     


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-27-14 17:41:33
  • My 15 year old son needs to take multivitamins with iron. I would like to know where can I buy the halal brand. - Ada Cortes
  • AOA

    Please go to www.koshervitamins.com and look for vitamins for kids and find out whether there is no alcohol in flavor then consume.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-27-14 06:59:04
  • Asalamu alaykum, If a make up brand is labelled as vegetarian and contains no haraam alcohols, like ethanol, are they okay to use? Or is it better to get vegan make up that has no animal products at all, whereas vegetarian make up just has no products from slaughtered animals. May Allah reward you. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Vegetarian and no alcohol is answer.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-27-14 05:52:33
  • Asslam-o-Alaikum, I contacted a company regarding the ingredients of their products. They specialize in manufacturing lipsticks, chap-sticks, lip care and mouth washes. This is what I got in response to my query regarding ethanol: "All our products contain sodium hydroxide, which could have residual levels of ethanol from the manufacturing process of <20 ppm. This is equivalent to <20 ppb per formulation, or virtually non-existent (20ppb is 0.000002%)" Considering the fact that these products may be consumed, should my wife continue with the products or should she restrain?? What if same amount of ethanol is present in food items; can we consume it?? Thanks, Dr. Eesa - Muhammad Eesa
  • AOA

    There is no alcohol in Sodium Hydroxide. The ethanol traces may be coming from other ingredients. If ethanol presents in o.ooooo2% then it is still NOT HALAL.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-27-14 05:41:17
  • Asalaamu Alaikum, Would you be able to say if Ammens Powder - Shower Fresh Formula is halal? The ingredients on the package are listed as follows: Active - Zinc Oxide 9.1%. Inactive - corn starch, fragrance, isostearic acid, PPG-20 methyl glucose ether, talc. Jazak Allah. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-26-14 20:13:28
  • Assalamo Alaikum, I live in Saudi Arabia, and we have hush puppies here in Saudi as well. I bought hush puppies shoe from Pakistan. Waiting for my flight in the airport i was reading about hush puppies, they originated from US and with Pig Leather. I was wondering if they still use pigskin leather in their shoes, also for the muslim countries like Saudi Arabia and Pakistan. Thank you in advance. JazakAllah Khair Assalamo Alaikum - Abid Ahsan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-26-14 07:53:15
  • Which brand provides halal cosmetic products like foundation, maskara, eyeliner, lipstick, kajal ? Do these brands sell their products online...??? - Rashida haidery
  • AOA

    Please check at our Cosmetic section.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-24-14 09:34:01
  • I've searched your site but couldn't find any halal fabric softener. Can you kindly name me halal fabric softeners please? JazakAllah - hatice
  • AOA

    Inshallah I will research them.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-23-14 20:32:09
  • IS EQUATE BABY SHAMPOO HALAL? INGREDIENTS: water,PEG-80 sorbitan laurate, cocamidopropyl betaine, sodium laureth sulfate, PEG-150 distearate, fragrance, tetrasodium EDTA, polyquaternium-10, PEG-175 diisostearate, phenoxyethanol, capryl glycol, sodium hydroxide, sodium chloride, yellow 10, orange 4. Jazakallah - SHAFIQ AHMED SHAHBAZ
  • AOA

    Only manufacturer knows the source of ingredients so please contact them ask whether any ingredient is obtained from animal fat and is ther any alcohol in fragrance.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-23-14 19:37:36
  • IS IVORY HAIR & BODY WASH halaal? Ingredients: Water/Eau, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Glycol Distearate, Sodium Citrate, Cocamide Mea, Sodium Xylenesulfonate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Fragrance/Parfum, Dimethicone, Citric Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Chloride, Tetrasodium Edta, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone. Jazakallah. - SHAFIQ AHMED SHAHBAZ`
  • AOA

    Only manufacturer knows the source of ingredients so please contact them ask whether any ingredient is obtained from animal fat and is ther any alcohol in fragrance.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-23-14 19:12:40
  • II need to know is Mountain Dew harm or halal. I know that Mountain dew not sold in Turkey. Please help us with the answer so we can inform our brothers and sisters about soft drink products. Thank You . Pervaiz - Pervaiz
  • AOA

    I did not tested it for presence of alcohol so I do not whether it does contain alcohol in flavor or not.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-23-14 16:15:37
  • Is coke halal or haram - Ramsha
  • AOA

    Coke is not Halal.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-21-14 20:08:18
  • Glycerin on garnier product skin care.. Halal or haram.. Or. Save for we use this cream - maksudiq
  • AOA

    Search results for the term: Garnier

    Total results generated: 3
    Category Name Brand Description
    Shampoo Daily Care Shampoo & Conditioner Garnier Fructis No animal by-product. Feb 21, 2013. No information about the alcohol in fragrance.
    Cosmetic All Skin care Products Garnier No pork fat and no beef fat are used in all Garnier skin care products. They will not Halal if Carmine Red Color is used.
    Shampoo and Conditioners All Shampoos & Conditioners Garnier Fructis No animal derived ingredients are used and no information about the alcohol in fragrance.

    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-21-14 11:51:39
  • Is le tan sunscreen halal or not..? Ingridients :-octyl methoxycinnamate, butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane, methylbenzylidene camphor, octocrylene,.. Propyl hydroxybenzoate - Rafiajabeen
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-19-14 13:26:46
  • Is peears soap Halal or Haram for Muslims? Regards Murad - Murad
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-17-14 23:10:13
  • Ingredients for clearly natural un scented soap , Glycerine, saponified coconut, palm or/and palm kennel, vegetable derived surfactants, humectants, & sodium citrate.. on their website it furthers says no animal ingredients and by products.. for fragrance version blend of natural aromas and essential oils are also used.. - Rehan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-16-14 20:41:21
  • As salaamu alaikum are clearly natural un scented soap halal!!! - Rehan
  • AOA

    I have t o know the ingredients.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-15-14 18:02:02
  • Is animal tested products Halal ( creams and cosmetics etc) If it does not contain any animal ingredients and it is TESTED ONLY on animal? - Saima Naveed
  • AOA

    No animal tesetd label on the products does not mean Halal. It means while reserarching the ingredients or making the products they do not test on animal to see any bad reaction on animal skin. The cosmetic product should not be made with animal derived ingredients and should not have Caramine Red color and no alcohol in fragrance.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-14-14 10:11:41
  • Is it halal to drink 'PURE HEAVEN RED GRAPE DRINK'? - Abdulmumin
  • AOA

    If it contains flavor then alcohol is used as a solvent and it is not consider Halal. It also need a kosher symbol on the package.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-12-14 04:09:13
  • is maybelline gel eye liner halal? - misbah
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-10-14 05:32:53
  • Salam. May i know if the primerose and fish oil from Vitamin World USA is halal. According to them the gelatin is from bovine. Not sure if the bovine is halal? Appreciate your respond thank you - Anonymous
  • AOA

    It is not Halal because it does not have kosher symbol on the package. MCG do not consider Bovine gelatin as Halal because it obtained from non zabiha beef, Also there is no protection for Muslims from adding pok ingredientsd as hidden ingredients. Kosher symbol protect Muslims from adding Haram hidden ingredients.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-09-14 18:37:47
  • I want to know about Nu cosmetic product. Is it halal for muslim?thank's - sri nawatmi
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-09-14 15:35:57
  • Are "Organix Beauty Pure and Simple" products halal? - Sabahat
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-09-14 14:14:18
  • I am a dr..There are some herbal very good medicines which during producton process alcohol is used . Actual tablet not mention content of alcohol.can I prescribe? - dr.babu harafan
  • AOA

    No, because as soon as alcohol touches Halal ingredients then they will lose their halal status it is according to our ulema.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-07-14 19:55:53
  • What brands are halal in hand soaps? - Esra
  • 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
    03-07-14 14:17:42
  • Is non-alcoholic nyquil halal? http://www.drugstore.com/products/prod.asp?pid=372601&catid=184155 - Zaid
  • AOA

    If there are no animal derived ingredients used then you can use it so please them back.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-03-14 23:13:25
  • Are all prell shampoo halal? - Elmedin
  • AOA

    Shampoo Prell Classic, Gentle Care Shampoos Prell No animal by-product and no alcohol in fragrance. Refrence Number 63685. Feb 21, 2013

    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-03-14 04:48:38
  • Are omega-3 capsules from Nordic natural/ Solgar halal or not as i gave them to my parents who are diabetic/also CAD patient, if they are not right,then kindly suggest a halal brand? - shaguftah
  • AOA

    Sogar Omega 3 capsule are not Halal because they are not kosher certified.and I do not know Nordic.

    Search results for the term: fish oil

    Total results generated: 7
    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Date
    halal Omega-3 Gold 120 Softgels (Fish Gelatin) Fish oil Nutri Supreme Available at Nutri Supreme by calling 1-888-686-8874. 02-17-14
    halal Maxi Health Kosher Maxi Omega-3 2000 Fish Oil EPA/DHA 100 MaxiGels Fish Oil Maxi Health Available at www.koshervitamins.com or call 1-800-645-1899 03-26-13
    halal Maxi Health Kosher Maxi Omega-3 Concentrate Fish Oil EPA/DHA 180 MaxiGels Fish Oil Maxi Health Available at www.koshervitamins.com or call 1-800-645-1899 03-26-13
    halal Nutri-Supreme Research Kosher Omega-3 Silver EPA/DHA Fish Oil Softgels Fish Oil Nutri-Supreme Available at www.koshervitamins.com or call 1-800-645-1899 03-26-13
    halal Zahlers Kosher Advanced Omega-3 Platinum Fish Oil Highest EPA/DHA (Premium Grade) Softgel Fish Oil Zahlers Available at www.koshervitamins.com or call 1-800-645-1899 03-26-13
    halal Maxi Omega-3 2000 Fish Oil EPA/DHA 100 Vegicaps Fish Oil Maxi Health Obtain by calling 1-800-645-1899. 10-16-10
    halal Maxi Omega 3 Fish Oil Prenatal Partner EPA/DHA Formula 60 Maxicaps Fish Oil Maxi Health Can be obtained by calling 1-800-645-1899. 10-16-10

    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-02-14 21:30:41
  • Can cinnamon sticks be haram? - Elmedin
  • AOA

    100% cinnamon sticks are Halal because it is a plant product and also it is plant spice.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-02-14 17:17:30
  • if your mother tells you to use something haram do you have to use it - mayowa
  • AOA

    No.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-02-14 09:49:30
  • assalamualikum. I'm muthia from Indonesia. garnier, what is halal? there is no carmine on the packaging but it uses cetyl alcohol. garnier is halal? thanks before. wassalam - muthia fitriani
  • AOA

    I have no information on products available in Indonesia. Please ask Majlis Ulema of Indonesia.

     


    Category: Non-Food Products
    03-02-14 04:01:23
  • Is (prell classic clean shampoo for all hair types)halal? - Elmedin
  • 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
    02-26-14 19:09:16
  • Are all prell shampoos halal? - Elmedin
  • 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
    02-26-14 19:07:37
  • Assalamo alaikum There are many vitamins on the market. What brands are halal for Muslims? 2) Is the Nature's Bounty Brand halal? if no what specific ingredients or which particular products are not halal? Jazakallah - Safiyya
  • AOA

    MUSLIMS ARE NOT PAYING ATTENTIONS TO HALAL VITAMINS

    Many Muslims are using non Halal vitamins from stores like Wal-Mart, Walgreen, CVS Pharmacy, GNC. This is because of lack of knowledge about the Halal status of those vitamins. MCG get every day a question from Muslims asking about the Halal status of xyz vitamins. MCG is providing help in picking up the Halal vitamins after it researched at Vitamin Shoppe stores which are located in every city of USA. MCG advises Muslims to check the Halal status of vitamins before consuming them.

    Many major brand of vitamins are not Halal such as: Centrum, Equate, Citracal, Nature Made, Vitafusion, One A Day, GNC, Flintstone, Nature Beauty, Walgreen, Geritol, Nature Bounty, Garliq, Estroven, Disney Gummies, Fiber Smart, Caltrale, Finest Nature, One Source, Lill Critteers, Culturelle, Philps, Ultimate Florea, Viactive, Elatins, Os-Cal, Spring Valley, Schiff, Stevia, Optimum Nutrition, Mega Red, Ocuvite, Alive, Centrum Kid, Active Kid, Spring Valley, Bayer, CVS Vitamins and Kirkland Signature. They are not Halal because they are not Halal or Kosher certified or do not have a Halal or Kosher symbol on the package.

    Even if they do not contain gelatin, they are still not Halal because they add without restriction any Haram hidden ingredient. Halal or Kosher certification protects Muslims from adding Haram Hidden or Processing Aid Ingredients which are not required to be mention under ingredients statement by FDA. MCG has a list of Halal multivitamins, individual vitamins, prenatal vitamins and fish oil or omega 3 on our website under "Vitamins". Please use this list of Halal vitamins. How to search Halal vitamins on our website: Please write vitamins or prenatal vitamins or fish oil (for Omega fish oil) under the search box then click Food Product by Category then click Show Only Halal then click search. You will get a list of 45 Halal vitamins, 3 Halal prenatal vitamins, 6 Halal fish oil (Omega fish oil) and where to buy them.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-26-14 15:02:02
  • Can you please, tell whether Gelatin being used, in GNC products, specially in liver health formula is vegitable based or some other source - waseem ilyas
  • AOA

    Only three product are Halal at GNC:

    Search results for the term: GNC

    Total results generated: 1
    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Date
    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
    02-26-14 01:16:19
  • Salaam, i am from the uk i would like know are the kleenex original tissue halal to use? - Ali
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-25-14 09:39:45
  • Is the ethanol alcohol from the organic Sugar cane plant halaal for personal care products - Ashura Mahdiyyah
  • AOA

    Ethanol from any source is Haram according to MCG criteria.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-25-14 06:07:30
  • I downloaded the app from app store 2 konts back and it shuts down roght after openin. On cantacting you earlier. You asked me to contvt itunes. The following is reply from apple. Hope you could help me resolve this. " My name is Daisy and I'll be your iTunes Advisor assisting you today as Sarah is currently out of the office. I'm sorry to hear that you're still having content issues with the App "Halal Food" that you recently purchased from the Store. I know that you must be looking forward to resolving this the soonest possible time so let me find ways to help you with this. Saad m, I'm pleased to inform you that I have now issued a refund for this purchase. In five to seven business days, a credit of 2.16 USD should be posted to the credit card that appears on the receipt for that purchase. Please note that Hussain Presswala is still the best source for information about this App. You may get in touch with them at: http://muslimconsumergroup.com Important: Mention of third-party websites and products is for informational purposes only and constitutes neither an endorsement nor a recommendation. Apple assumes no responsibility with regard to the selection, performance, or use of information or products found at third-party websites. Apple provides this only as a convenience to our users. Apple has not tested the information found on these sites and makes no representations regarding its accuracy or reliability. There are risks inherent in the use of any information or products found on the Internet, and Apple assumes no responsibility in this regard. Please understand that a third-party site is independent from Apple and that Apple has no control over the content on that website. I hope everything goes well from here. Do let me know if you have further questions or concerns and I'd be happy to assist you further. Sincerely, Daisy iTunes Store Customer Support http://www.apple.com/support/itunes Please note: I work M-F 9 pm to 6 am CST Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to assist you. " - Rida
  • AOA

    Thanks for sending the Itune reply. I am sorry about your unability to use the app. I am not a computer engineer. Halal Food App was developed by somebody else through our website technical person br. Hussain Presswalla of LB Web Manangement Inc. MCG paid him $ 3500 to developing this Halal Food App. So far only 100 Muslims down loaded this app in one and half month. Out of 100 app sale we received only 3 complaints that Halal food app is not working on their Apple cell phones.

    You are getting money back, I am sorry that you can not use Halal Food on your Apple cell phone. I can not help you further because I am not a computer engineer or web developer but a food scientist. I feel sorry that three Muslims can not use Halal Food App but I can not help.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-25-14 05:23:36
  • Mary key cream is halal? - Star
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-24-14 19:25:09
  • Since washing powder contains fatty acids from the bone fat of pig, is washing powder haram? Also is paper haram - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Major brand of cloth washing powders or liquids has kosher symbol on them which means no animal derived ingredients. I do not know about paper.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-23-14 13:49:34
  • whch colgate toothpastes are halal? and is colgate max white crystal mint with whitening strips toothpaste halal? - 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
    02-23-14 13:21:12
  • Hi, First thank you for your website and your efforts to keep it up to date. I couldn't find any information about vaccine ingredients in your website. If you could add some information about sources which are used to made vaccines it will be very useful for many muslim brothers/sisters. After a quick research on the net I found that some vaccines are made from vero (monkey kidney) cell culture or human diploid tissue culture. (Source https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_vaccine_ingredients) Your opinion is very important for me. Thank you very much in advance! - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Inshallah.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-22-14 18:54:39
  • Is "Vaseline total moisture aloe fresh" halal or haram. Jazakallah. - Saadia Nadeem
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-22-14 18:30:43
  • capric triglycerides are halal? - sana
  • AOA

    If it is from animal fat then it is not Halal.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-22-14 09:07:14
  • Please tell the name of companies which make lipsticks without any haraam ingredients - S K banday
  • 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
    02-22-14 03:19:05
  • I downloaded mcg app which is not opening after downloading. I deleted and re installed still not working. - Rida
  • AOA

    Please contact Apple app technical support because they make 30% of the Halal Food sale. It works on 7.0.4 version.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-21-14 18:54:47
  • Pentane shampoo - Muhammad Yasin
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-21-14 15:02:05
  • madison for pain reliever like acetaminophen pleace inform . - annie
  • 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
    02-21-14 12:43:11
  • Is lubriderm lotion halal or haram - md
  • AOA

    You can use Lubriderm Advanced Therapy Lotion available in Wal-Mart.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-20-14 20:49:21