Fatwa: # 45379
Category: Jurisprudence and Rulings...
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Date: 28th August 2020

Title

Vaccum cleaner left by previous owners as a gift - Is it permissible for us to use it as is?

Question

Asalam u Alaikum,

I had a question regarding the cleanliness of an old vaccum.

We just recently moved into a new place alhumdolila and the previous resident left us their vaccum cleaner for hardwood floors.

Is it permissible for us to use it as is? Or do we have to purfiy it in some way before using it? 

 

Please advise

 

JazakAllah khair

Answer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

May Allah grant Barakah in your new home. Ameen

It there is no visible impurity on the intake port, it will be permissible to use it.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Anas Sharieff Qasmi.

Darul Iftaa

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

 

 

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