Are strepsils strepsils halal haram forex for consumption considering they have 2,4-dichlorobenzyl alcohol? Are strepsils permissable for consumption considering they have 2,4-dichlorobenzyl alcohol in them as the active ingredient for the antiseptic properties?
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. 2 4-Dichlorobenzyl alcohol is a synthetic chemical and is permissible. In chemistry, the word alcohol refers to the chemical hydroxyl functional group. This means that the compound has a hydrogen atom attached to an oxygen atom which is then connected to a chain of carbon atoms. Nearly everything we eat is an alcohol in this sense except pure water.
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