Pharmaceutical & Traditional Medicine

Pharmaceutical Microbiology involves the study of microorganisms associated with the manufacture of pharmaceuticals. Pathogenic bacteria, fungi and toxins produced by microorganisms are all possible contaminants of pharmaceuticals although stringent, regulated processes are in place to ensure the risk is minima.

Allied Chemists offers a comprehensive range of microbiology services complying with GMP requirements for sterile and non-sterile product testing. We will work with you as part of your team to not only provide comprehensive quality data but also timely and effective solutions to any challenges that you face.

Allied Chemists is one of the first few laboratories in Malaysia that has been selected and approved as a panel laboratory for NPRA under the category of traditional medicine products.

We are able to perform microbiological testing for both pharmaceutical and traditional medicine products in the form of:

Liquid Medicine

Capsule Medicine

Pill Medicine

Powder Medicine

Ointment / Balm

Medicated Oil

Antiseptic Solution

Test Parameters:

Allied Chemists microbiological quality testings include:

  • Bile-tolerant gram negative bacteria
  • Candida Albican
  • Enterobacteriaceae
  • Salmonella Spp per 25g
  • Total Aerobic Microbial Count
  • Endotoxin
  • Disinfectant Efficacy *
  • Burkholderia Cepacia
  • E.coli
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Yeast & Moulds
  • Preservative Efficacy

Reference Methods:

  • BP – British Pharmacopoeia

Compliances & Regulatory:

Allied Chemists pharmaceutical & traditional medicine microbiological testing services are able to help our clients for the statutory compliances and regulatory requirements:

  • MOH – NPRA – Ministry of Health – National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency Malaysia
  • HAS – Health Sciences Authority of Singapore