Fatwa: # 23409
Category: Misc. Fiqh
Country: Australia
Date: 28th November 2012


Mufti Faizal Riza Saheb



Is it allowed to use cosmetics (body wash and body lotions) that contain alcohol and (or) animal products?

Can you kindly recommend a reliable Halal certifying authority in Australia? Jazak Allah.

If a halal certifying authority declares machine slaughtering as halal, should we rely on that or not?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

Your queries pertain to specific  Halal products in Australia. We advise you to refer your queries to Mufti Faizal Riza Saheb of Darul Iftaa Australia on www.mufti-online.net.

Mufti Faizal Riza Saheb is a reliable and competent Mufti.

Alhamdulillah, the Australiasian community is benefitting from his Fatawa and guidance.

Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


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