Toothpaste is a paste or gel dentifrice used with a toothbrush to clean and maintain the aesthetics and health of teeth. Toothpaste is used to promote oral hygiene.


Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi, Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to... Answered 6 months ago

Cruelty to animals is against the teachings of Islam. Those who do that are responsible. This does not mean that using any product is not allowed because the manufacturers did wrong as far as we don't support the wrong. There are two different issues in this question.



Zaid Alsalami, Shaykh Dr Zaid Alsalami is an Iraqi born scholar, raised in Australia. He obtained a BA from Al-Mustafa University, Qom, and an MA from the Islamic College in London. He also obtained a PhD from... Answered 3 years ago

 Bismihi ta'ala

Seeing that you rinsed your mouth, and you spat out the water, that would be sufficient, and your fasting is valid, even though your tastebuds still feel the taste of toothpaste. Of course, this is as long as there is no remaining traces of the toothpaste itself, and you swallow the natural saliva in your mouth.

And Allah knows best. 


Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi, Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi went to the Hawza-e ‘Ilmiya-e Qum, Iran where he attended the dars-e kharij lectures of Ayatullah Wahid Khurãsãni. He also obtained an MA degree in History in 1991 from Simon... Answer imported 4 years ago

If dental products contain alcohol, then they become najis. If you can use it without swallowing it, then it could be permissible to use for its purpose; but if you feel that it is impossible not to swallow some of it, then it is haram for you to use it.