What exactly does the term Halal built in, Not tested for, mean in halal pharmaceutical?
Many may be unfamiliar with the term Halal built in, Not tested for, however, if you are in the halal pharmaceutical industry, this phrase is something often mentioned and discussed. Halal built-in, refers to a systematic way on halal product development by incorporating what management wants at the same time ensuring the halal requirements is integrated into every aspect from strategy to planning, to research and development, to raw material sourcing, to manufacturing, to production and until delivery of finished product to its point of sale.
Duopharma Biotech implements Halal built in, Not tested for, as part of the company’s best halal practice. Halal works best when it is integrated with others as halal is not a stand-alone system. Thus in the halal pharmaceutical industry, PIC/S, ISO standards and halal compliment one another. Apart from that built-in also refers to the technical know-how and is demonstrated on how the company can synchronise halal with the rules to obtain the best results in coming up with innovative halal pharmaceuticals for its consumers.
As for new product development materials source and selected at the R&D and formulation stage has to be halal. By doing so, halal built-in comes into practice, to eliminate any uncertainty before the production stage. For those who are curious about how halal built in, is practised for transporting the company’s products, Duopharma Biotech’s logistics provider is required to follow the halal logistics supply chain. To ensure the halal integrity of the halal pharmaceutical supply chain is maintained right until delivery.
“The concept of “Halal Built-In, Not Tested For” has been incorporated into Duopharma Biotech’s workflow as demonstrated through our Halal Assurance Management System, as explained by Group Managing Director Leonard Ariff in an interview article with Salaam Gateway in 2016.