Good Manufacturing Practice


GMP for Food

Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) contains requirements for food safety and hygiene adopted by food processing businesses to ensure the final products are suitable for human consumption. In Malaysia, MS 1514:2009 GMP is the requirement standards defined by Ministry of Health Section of Food Safety & Quality Division which aim to elevate the level of standards of domestic food manufacturer. GMP guidelines cover the manufacturing activities from receiving of incoming raw materials till the delivery of goods to customers.

GMP for Traditional Medicines, Health Supplements and Cosmetic        

GMP system is used to ensure that traditional medicines, health supplements and cosmetic products are consistently produced and controlled in accordance with quality standards. GMP aims to minimize the risks involved in any production that cannot be eliminated through the final product test. In Malaysia, NPRA (National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency) will govern the manufacturing activities of traditional medicines, health supplements and cosmetic products.

Why Do You Need GMP?

GMP for Food

Food manufacturers must fulfill regulatory requirements related to hygiene and good manufacturing practices to market their products as safe successfully. GMP also serve as foundation and pre-requisite program (PRP) towards higher food safety management systems like such as HACCP and ISO 22000.

GMP for Traditional Medicines, Health Supplements and Cosmetics

GMP is a pre-requisite for the application of a manufacturing license as well as product registration under the categories of Traditional Medicines, Health Supplement and Cosmetics in Malaysia.

All products shall be registered under NPRA (National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency) or notified to NPRA in accordance to the Controls of Drugs and Cosmetics Regulation 1984. Also, by implementing GMP, manufacturers are able ensure that the quality requirements of all products are met and consistently maintained in order to protect public health.

Benefits of GMP

Enhance cleanliness of manufacturing environment
Deliver high degree of confidence to the consumers
Access to new market and meet prerequisites for some business sectors
Ensure that the organization meets legal compliance
Demonstrate commitment to produce safe and quality products

Who will need GMP?

GMP is suitable for manufacturers, processors, and packagers of foods, drugs, health supplements pharmaceutical, etc

How Can Flexly Consulting Help?

Gap Analysis

Identify the gaps within your company’s current Management System in order to fulfil the best practices set by the international standards.

Customised consultation

We believe every business is unique, we customise and deliver our consultation programme according to your business needs (We don’t just hand over the templates to you😉)

Hassle-free implementation

Assist in developing a straight forward and “easy-to-maintain” management system with minimal documentation.

Knowledge Transfer

Provide training and step-by-step guidance to your company personnel in, not just implementing the system, but even maintaining it after getting certified.

Internal Audit

We review the compliance of your actual activities to GMP requirements and company records prior to your certification body audit.

Certification Support

Provide assistance and advice on preparation and external audit by your certification body.


Need Certification Fast?

Many small-medium businesses need quick certification to hit deadlines for proposal submittal, government contracts, and other urgent needs. We pride ourselves on our ability to meet your goals.

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No Upfront Payment Required.
We are a registered HRD Corp training provider, all of our certification training is claimable under HRD Corp SBL Khas scheme.

Who is HRD Corp?

Human Resource Development Corporation (HRDCORP), or previously known as Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF) is an agency under the purview of the Ministry of Human Resources Malaysia governed by the Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Berhad Act 2001 (PSMB Act 2001).

Who is eligible to attend training using the HRDCORP / HRDF fund?

All registered employers with HRDF and have paid the levy for the first month of registration are liable to apply for the training grant, subjected to the existing rate of financial assistance and terms and conditions.