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Halal Standards

Malaysia has been a pioneer in the development of Halal standards and to date the published Malaysian Standards (MS) on Halal are described as follows:

Malaysian Standards (MS) Description
MS 2594:2015, Halal chemicals for use in potable water treatment - General guidelines This MS specifies requirements for halal chemicals used in the treatment of potable water. Processed chemicals used in treating the raw water during the production of potable water, fulfill the necessary requirements that are in line with the Shariah law and the relevant regulations or law in force in Malaysia.

MS 2610:2015, Muslim friendly hospitality services - Requirements This MS specifies guidelines and requirements for managing tourism facilities, products and services for Muslim travellers in accommodation premises, tour packages and tourist guides. This standard are generic and are intended to be applicable to all organisations and individuals managing Muslim friendly tourism products and services and not applicable for health and beauty facilities such as spa and massage or any balneoteraphy facilities, products and services

MS 2565:2014 - Halal Packaging-General Guideline This Malaysian standard describes the general guidelines in the manufacturing and handling of halal packaging. It serves as a basic requirement for halal packaging for halal products in Malaysia.
MS 1500:2009, Halal Food - Production, preparation, handling and storage - General guidelines (Second revision) This MS provides practical guidance for the food industry on the preparation and handling of halal food (including nutrient supplements) and to serve as a basic requirement for Halal food product and food trade or business in Malaysia.
Note: This standard also available in Bahasa Malaysia version.
MS 2200: Part 1: 2008, Islamic Consumer Goods - Part 1: Cosmetic and personal care - General guidelines This MS prescribes practical guidelines for halal cosmetic and personal care industry. It serves as a basic requirement for cosmetic and personal care industry and trade or business in Malaysia. This standard should be used together with the Guidelines for Control of Cosmetic Products in Malaysia and Guidelines on Cosmetic Good Manufacturing Practice, by National Pharmaceutical Control Bureau, Ministry of Health (MOH).
Note: This standard also available in Bahasa Malaysia version.
MS 2200-2: 2012, Barangan Gunaan Islam - Bahagian 2: Penggunaan Tulang, Kulit dan Bulu Haiwan - Garis Panduan Umum MS ini mengandungi garis panduan yang praktikal bagi penggunaan tulang, kulit dan bulu haiwan di dalam industri yang berkaitan selaras dengan kehendak Islam.
MS 1900:2005, Quality management systems - Requirements from Islamic perspectives This MS specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organization
  1. needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide product that meets customer and applicable regulatory requirements, and
  2. aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for continual improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable regulatory requirements.
MS 2300: 2009, Value-based management system – Requirements from an Islamic perspective This MS consists of a guideline and a certifiable requirements standard which prescribes the framework for an organization to establish a management system based on Islamic values.
MS 2424: 2012 Halal Pharmaceuticals – General Guidelines This MS prescribes practical guidelines for the pharmaceutical industry on the preparation and handling of halal pharmaceutical products including health supplements and to serve as a basic requirement for pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical trade or business in Malaysia.
MS 2400 series on Halalan-Toyyiban Assurance Pipeline
  1. MS 2400-1: 2010, Halalan-Toyyiban Assurance Pipeline Management system requirements for transportation of goods and/or cargo chain services
    This MS prescribes management system requirements for assurance of the halalan-toyyiban integrity of goods and/or cargo being handled through various mode of transportation.
  2. MS 2400 - 2:2010, Halalan-Toyyiban Assurance Pipeline - Management System Requirements For Warehousing And Related Activities
    This MS prescribes management system requirements for assurance of the halalan-toyyiban integrity of products, goods and/or cargo during the warehousing and related activities through the entire process from receiving to delivery
  3. MS 2400 - 3:2010, Halalan-Toyyiban Assurance Pipeline - Management System Requirements For Retailing
    This MS prescribes management system requirements for assurance of the halalan-toyyiban integrity of products and/or goods at the retailing stage of the Halalan-Toyyiban Assurance Pipeline.
MS 2393: 2010 (P), Prinsip Islam dan Halal – Definisi dan Penjelasan Istilah MS ini menggariskan makna dan penjelasan istilah yang diguna pakai dalam standard yang berkaitan dengan Islam dan halal terutamanya yang berasal daripada istilah Arab. Standard Malaysia ini juga bertujuan untuk menggambarkan prinsip-prinsip dalam konteks Islam. Ia disediakan bagi tujuan keseragaman pemahaman penggunaan perkataan termasuk dalam aktiviti promosi dan penggunaan standard berkaitan Islam dan halal.

These Malaysian Standards can be purchase online via http://www.msonline.gov.my or from the following organizations:

  Department of Standards Malaysia
Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation
Level 1 & 2, Block 2300, Century Square
Jalan Usahawan
63000 Cyberjaya
Selangor, Darul Ehsan Malaysia
Tel: 60 3 8318 0002
Fax: 60 3 8319 3131
Web: http://www.standardsmalaysia.gov.my
Email: central@standardsmalaysia.gov.my
  SIRIM Berhad
(Company No. 367474-V)
1, Persiaran Dato’ Menteri
Section 2,
40000 Shah Alam,
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Tel: 60 3 5544 6000
Fax: 60 3 5510 8095
Web: http://www.sirim.my
Email: msonline@sirim.my

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