Halal Malaysia eco-system is quite diverse as Malaysia is one country that has a competitive eco-system where the government, industry players, consumers are connected. Halal eco-system in Malaysia is developed based on reliable governance model on integrity and dynamic industry development framework.
The integrity of Halal Malaysia is under the purview of the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM), the custodian of the Malaysia Halal Certification. Currently, there are nine (9) certifications scheme produced and pharmaceutical is one of them.
The pharmaceutical scheme refers to products in finished dosage forms including prescription and non-prescription medicines for human use that are registered with the Drug Control Authority (DCA) under the Malaysia’s Ministry of Health.
The development of Halal Malaysia Certification is stringent with references made to the followings;
- Malaysian Standard
- Manual Procedure for Malaysia Halal Certification (Third Revision) 2014
- Law & Regulation
- Fatwa Council
- Halal Assurance Management System
- Government Circular
Pharmaceutical products that is eligible for the halal certification is as below:
- Controlled medicine
- Health supplement
- Traditional medicine
The Malaysian Halal Management System (MHMS) 2020
The Malaysian Halal Management System (MHMS 2020) is introduced to replace the Guidelines for the Malaysian Halal Certification Halal Management System. This MHMS 2020 contains details for the implementation of MHMS which includes the following:
- Internal Halal Control System (IHCS) for small & micro enterprises and
- Halal Assurance System (HAS) for large & medium industry
The objective of MHMS is about adding value to the Malaysia’s existing socio-economic development policy. While Trade Act under Regulations of Halal is important in protecting the consumers’ interest, the business part of are equally important where the implementation of MHMS places the responsibility on the company and/or applicant to ensure that all Malaysian Halal Certification requirements are complied with at all times.
- Posted by halal4admin
- On April 20, 2015
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