Is Lanolin halal?

Fatwa ID: 02893

Answered by:  Moulana Tahsin Alam​

Question:

Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah

Is Lanolin halal?

 

   بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم

                                

                                               In the name of ALLAH the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

Answer:

 

Assalamualaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakaatuh

“Lanolin is known as wool wax or wool fat. It is a soft, yellow, waxy substance secreted by the sebaceous glands of sheep. Its purpose is to waterproof and protect the wool.”[1] It will be permissible to use.[2]

 

 

 

Only Allah SWT alone knows best.

Written by Moulana Tahsin Alam

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

 

 


[1]https://au.lush.com/ingredients/lanolin

[2] Sh Burhān al-Dīn al-Marghīnānī, Al-Hidāyah, volume 7 pg. 149.

Sh MuḥammadAmīn ibn ʿĀbidīn, RaddulMuḥtār, volume 9 pg. 513.

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