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Selling lubricants

Fatwaa ID: 1153

I am asking for my close relative. He has an online company. They have a selling account on amazon. He has an investor whose client is selling items that the company owner has doubts.
However, the investor says that the client won’t remove those items.
Mufti saab, can you please tell me whether these items are not right to sell?
Items like lubricants, for example: “Silicon-Based Personal Lubricant”
“Swiss Navy TM Toy & Body Cleaner”
Are these items haram and vulgar to sell?
Investor is saying these items are not vulgar, and clients will not remove it. While the owner wants it removed. Both are now very upset with each other.
Can you kindly help?

In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

We take note of the details of your query. It is permissible to sell lubricants and lubricant cleaners. There is no need to remove them. There is no need to be upset with each other.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين


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