Bintai Kinden gets nod from Medical Device Authority

KUALA LUMPUR: Bintai Kinden Corporation Bhd’s subsidiary Bintai Healthcare Sdn Bhd has received the approval from the Medical Device Authority to be an authorised representative, distributor and importer of the medical devices in Malaysia.

With the establishment licence, the company had inched closer to be a full-fledged healthcare company, said Bintai Kinden executive vice chairman Ibrahim Othman.

Bintai Healthcare had in April received the official certificate of conformity in good distribution practice for medical devices (GDPMD) from Medivice Certification Sdn Bhd, which is a MDA’s certification body.

“The GDPMD certification will allow the company to act as local authorised representative, import, storage and handling, distribution (including transportation) and documentation (including traceability) of medical devices warehousing and documentation of medical devices, specifically in hospital hardware and reusable devices, ” it said.

Bintai Healthcare was appointed exclusive distributor for the Greenie Medi Cold Chain Box by SLAB Asia in Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, the Philippines and Indonesia.

It was earlier appointed an authorised distributor for the product in Brunei, Myanmar, Cambodia, Timor-Leste, Laos, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Greenie Medi Cold Chain Box is a temperature-controlled purpose made box suitable for transporting biologics, vaccines and other medical products which require ultra-low temperature. Greenie Medi allows for inner temperature to be kept in the range between -85.0°C and -65.0°C for up to 120 hours.

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