Butylated Alcohol
 
Q: Is butylated alcohol used in creams and perfumes permitted for Muslims?

Answer: Butylated alcohol is a synthesized chemical alcohol. Such alcohols used in creams/perfumes etc. are NOT from the 'khamr-asli' category which is najis (napaak and impure), thus the use of such creams / perfumes etc is permitted.
 
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