National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) Approved Panel Laboratory
We are proud to announce that Allied Chemists Laboratory Sdn Bhd is one of the first few Malaysia private laboratories that is being audited and approved by the Malaysian National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) or Biro Pengawalan Farmaseutikal Kebangsaan (BPFK) as the Panel Laboratory for testing and analysis of traditional products.
What is Traditional Medicine?
As defined under the Control of Drugs and Cosmetics Regulations (CDCR) 1984, traditional medicine refers to any product used in the practice of indigenous medicine, in which the drug consists solely of one or more naturally occurring substances of a plant, animal or mineral, of parts thereof, in the unextracted or crude extract form and a homeopathic medicine. It shall not include any sterile preparation, vaccines, any substances from derived human parts, any isolated and characterized chemical substances.
Quality Control of Traditional Medicine
Under the Control of Drugs and Cosmetics Regulations (CDCR) 1984, Traditional Medicine product must be registered, tested and approved by the Drug Control Authority (DCA) for sale/use in Malaysia.
According to the Guidelines on Good Manufacturing Practice for Traditional Medicines and Health Supplements; Malaysia 1st Edition 2008 Chapter 6-7; every manufacturer should have a quality control system to ensure the products will continue to meet the established specifications. Product Manufacturer/Registration holders can have their products tested by contract laboratories.
How Allied Chemists Can Assist You?
In January 2016, Allied Chemists is one of the first few Malaysia private laboratories approved by National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) as their panel laboratory (Ref No. Bil (12) BPFK/PKK/02/08)
Our scope of testing includes heavy metal and microbiology contamination which will help you to fulfill the Control of Drugs and Cosmetics Regulations (CDCR) 1984 requirement.