Popular Standard

MS 2424:2012 - Halal Pharmaceuticals - General Guidelines

Scope of standards? General guidelines in the manufacturing and handling of halal pharmaceuticals
What does certify to the standard means?
The manufacturer (pharmaceuticals products) has complied with the requirements stipulated in the standard in manufacturing and handling of halal pharmaceutical products and shall be verified through site inspection as deemed necessary by the competent authority.

Note: Competent authority is entrusted by the government to carry out specified work according to prescribed requirements.
Who should apply?

Pharmaceutical products manufacturer

Standards used?

National Standards

  • MS 2424:2012 Halal Pharmaceuticals - General Guidelines
Relevant Documents Pharmaceutical Inspection Cooperation Scheme(PIC/S): Guide to Good Manufacturing Practice for Medicinal Products

Pharmaceutical Inspection Cooperation Scheme (PIC/S): Guide to Good Manufacturing Practice for Medicinal Products Annexes
Certification cycle? Details are available at Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (JAKIM) Halal Hub, as an on-line application through www.halal.gov.my
How to apply?
  1. Application for the Halal Confirmation Certificate for national and international markets should be submitted to the Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (JAKIM) Halal Hub, as an on-line application through www.halal.gov.my.
  2. Application for the Halal Confirmation Certificate for the local market must be submitted directly to Jabatan Agama Islam Negeri (JAIN)/Majlis Agama Islam Negeri (MAIN) whichever one being relevant.
Benefit of certification
  1. Increase competitiveness and helps to penetrate the international and global market as Malaysia's halal logo is highly respected and well accepted by the Muslim countries
  2. Malaysia's halal certification systems give the confidence to your business, customer, suppliers and other stakeholder that your product is halal and syariah compliant
  3. The standards entails specific technical requirement on halal which will provide your product to be halal and syariah compliant
  4. The systems also look into the needs of your human resource which will also increase staff morale and commitment
  5. Complying to standards provide you with the accolades for competitive edge
  6. All of the above will increase profitability