The prominent Muslim scholar, Sheikh Muhammad Iqbal Nadvi, Director and Imam of Al-Falah Islamic Center, Oakville, Ontario, Canada , states: Unlike the Hanafi School that does not permit any use of pig or count it as pure after tanning, the Shafi`is have ruled that only the flesh of swine is impure. In this case, you can find an exit following the Shafi`i School in this situation.