How to Clean Alcohol off Clothes

Fatwa ID: 03918

Answered by: Alimah Sumeyye Sofu

 

Question

Drinking alcohol isn't permissible but in case it touches the body or clothing, how should it be cleaned up? Does it make a person impure?

 

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

 

Answer:

Alcohol is impure and if it touches the clothes, it must be removed by washing thrice.[1]

 

Only Allah knows best

Written by Alimah Sumeyye Sofu

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

 

 


[1] al-Hidayah p127-128 Maktabatul Bushra

 

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