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tallow

Last updated: 29th December 2012
Question ID: #4201
Short URL: http://qa.muftisays.com/?4201
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Heena
29th December 2012

 
As'alamualaykum, i would like to know whether tallow or tallow derivatives used in personal care products is halaal, ie: in non food products. Your help is greatly appreciated. Jazak Allah



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Answer last updated on:
13th January 2013
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Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem



Respected questioner,



Tallow is fat from an animal which has been rendered, so products can be stored for extended periods without the need for refrigeration to prevent decomposition.



Thus if the fat was taken from a halal animal slaughtered in the Islamic manner it will be permissible to use.



And Allah knows best