Items Of Trade

Selling expired goods

QUESTION: Is it permissible for a Muslim-owned supermarket selling food items such as groceries, consumable stores etc. to sell expired goods? ANSWER: As per South African legislation, it is illegal for traders to sell expired food products to consumers. In November...

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Selling “Forever Living” products

QUESTION: Is it permissible to sell "Forever Living" products? ANSWER: We understand that you will be selling products that are derived from the aloe plant. If all the ingredients of the products are Halaal, then there is no problem in selling the products. However,...

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Selling Vape

QUESTION: Is it permissible to sell Vape? ANSWER: It is Makrooh to sell vape hence we advise abstention. ALLAH TA’ALA ALONE IN HIS INFINITE KNOWLEDGE KNOWS BEST! ANSWERED BY: Mufti Mohammed Desai Date:- 13 Jumadal Ula 1445 / 27 November 2023  

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Selling a PlayStation

QUESTION: Is it ok to resell a PlayStation that I bought on sale? ANSWER: A PlayStation has numerous features such as a digital video recorder which was integrated with the PlayStation and PlayStation 2; games; having the ability of streaming TV, movies, music, etc....

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Selling shorts

QUESTION: If a person owns a clothing store, is he allowed to sell shorts that are above the knees? ANSWER: If it is known that the shorts will be worn in such a manner where the Satr will be exposed (as people do not wear it as an undergarment), then selling such...

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Selling a cricket match ticket to a non-Muslim

QUESTION: I won tickets to a cricket match after entering a quiz. Can I sell it to a non-Muslim and use the money earned from the sale for myself? ANSWER: It is not permissible to sell a cricket match ticket to either Muslims or non-Muslims, due to cricket matches...

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Selling coffins

QUESTION: Is it permissible to sell coffins? ANSWER: It is Makrooh and inappropriate for Muslims to use a coffin under normal circumstances, but permissible at the time of necessity. However, it is acceptable to sell coffins to non-Muslims as they are not required to...

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