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F.A.Q

What does Halnex offer ?

Halnex offers coaching and training services covering the following scopes of Quality;

i. Malaysia Halal Certification
ii. Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
iii. Hazard Critical Control Point (HACCP)
iv. MeSTI
v. ISO

What is the workflow of Halnex's online coaching ?

Our online coaching program is segmented into 3 phases of readiness:

1. 1st Phase; iClinic
This is where anyone who is interested in getting Halal certified should start.
iClinic offers an assessment test to identify your gap in getting Halal certified. The report generated from iClinic Test will help you to identify your to-do list and expected commitments to be Halal-ready!

You can also follow up with a premise assessment where Halnex expert will audit your premise to identify the compliance gap of your premise. This will help you to identify any renovations or monetary investments (if needed) before you commit to your Halal-ready journey.

2. 2nd Phase; iMentor
iMentor is a comprehensive program designed to coach and facilitate the Halal-ready journey.
By signing up to the Halal package, participants will have access to Halal training, document system generating tools, ingredient HCP assessment tool, and coaching sessions from Halnex experts.
Our program runs on a policy of a 2+1 month until Halal certified.

3. 3rd phase; iMonitor
If your are looking to maintain your Halal certification and keen on getting a 3rd party external audit, engage with us for a smooth-flow auditing process

How long does the Halal package program usually take ?

Our Halal package program runs on a policy of 2+1 month until Halal certified!
*TnC applies

How much does the Halal package cost ?

The Halal package cost a flat-rate of RM2500.
Additional charges may apply if size of operations is bigger

Can anyone sign-up for the Halal package program ?

Our Halal package program is designed specifically for micro and small to medium industries. Only applicants that have passed the iClinic and premise assessment can apply for the Halal Package program.

If you are still keen on getting the package, please get in contact with our Halnex experts!

Are the services included in the halal package can be subscribed separately?

Yes. You can choose to subscribe to any of the services that suit your need

How can I subscribe to the Halal package and other Halnex services?

You can browse www.halnex.com and make purchases online on the portal.

Why Choose Halnex?

1. Have a clear implementation structure
2. No hidden costs
3. Can be followed at any time
4. Flexible according to your suitability
5. Developed by the Halal industry expert

What are the types of businesses that are eligible for Malaysian Halal certification?

Food products/drinks/supplements.

A. Manufacturer/manufacturer of product (manufacturer/producer);
B. Contract manufacturing (Original Equipment Manufacturer)
C. repacking operator (repacker); And
D. Central Kitchen.

Food premises.

A. Restaurants/canteen/cafes;
B. Chain restaurant;
C. Franchise restaurants;
D. Hotel (kitchen/restaurant)
E. Cafeteria operates in food court (Central appetite Management)
F. Kiosks;
G. Catering/Food catering services/ Kitchen for Conventions centers/ central kitchens ;
H. Mobile premise (which has a centralized management/kitchen Only); And
I. Bakery/cake/Pastry Shop

Cosmetics and personal care, pharmaceuticals, and consumer goods.

A. Manufacturer/manufacturer of product (manufacturer/producer);
B. Contract manufacturing (original equipment manufacturer); And
C. Repackaging operators (Repacker);

Logistics.

A. Warehousing services company; And
B. Transportation services company.

Slaughterhouse.

A. Bird's slaughter house; And
B. Ruminant slaughter house

Are all products, services or businesses eligible to obtain Malaysia Halal certification?

Not all products, services or businesses are eligible to obtain Malaysia Halal certification.

The following are the list of products, services and businesses that are not eligible for Malaysia Halal certification;

A. non-halal products;
B. any application with no standard reference/ guideline;
C. companies that produce and distribute halal and non-halal products;
D. products E. usage of similar branding for halal and non-halal products;
F. product/ food premise which gives negative implication towards religion and social (example: karaoke centre, entertainment centre, drug, cigarette, hair dye, nail polish and others);
G. natural products which does not involve any processing such as fresh fish, fresh vegetables, fresh egg and the like;
H. fertilizer and animal feed;
I. crockery;
J. paper;
K. products which use the name or synonymous names with nonhalal products or confusing terms such as ham, bak kut teh, bacon, beer, rum, hotdog, charsiew and the like;
L. local and imported finished products which are relabeled without undergoing any processes in Malaysia
M. kitchen/ food premise/ food catering services which prepare haram cuisine as decreed in Shariah law;
N. products which are in the early stages of research and development (R&D);
O. products that can lead to deviation of aqidah, superstition and deception; and
P. hotel with kitchen that prepares pork based menu

What is Halal executive?

Halal executive is a Muslim individual appointed by the top management of a company, who is qualified, experienced and competent in relation to the Malaysian Halal certification requirements. The Halal executive is responsible for coordination of Halal ecosystem at the company.

What are the requirements to become a Halal executive?

1. A Muslim
2. Holds at least Diploma in Halal Management or equivalent, or experienced in Halal management for at least 5 years
3. Possess Halal certificate from a Halal training provider registered under the JAKIM
4. Malaysian Citizen (for applicants operating in Malaysia)

Do all companies need to appoint a Halal executive?

No. The appointment of a Halal executive is only compulsory for the following applicants;

Food product/beverage/supplement scheme, cosmetics and personal care scheme, pharmaceuticals scheme, and consumer goods scheme from medium and multinational company categories

Applicants of the following food premises scheme;
A. Chain restaurant;
B. Franchise restaurants;
C. Hotel (kitchen/restaurant);
D. Cafeteria operating in food court (with Central Management)
E. Catering/Food Catering services/kitchen/ Convention centre /central kitchen (Large categories)

Logistics

Slaughter House scheme

Can applicants appoint non-Muslim workers?

Yes. Non-Muslim workers can work in companies seeking for Halal certification.

However, there is a minimum number of Muslim workers required for a company seeking to apply for Malaysian Halal certification.

Minimum requirement for Muslim Workers for each certification scheme can be referred to the
Malaysian Halal certification Manual (MPPHM)

What are the aspects to be evaluated in the Malaysia Halal certification?

The Audit of Malaysia Halal certification covers general and special requirements of certification as follows:

A. Company documentation and profile
B. Internal halal control system;
C. Raw materials/ingredients and processing materials;
D. Equipment;
E. Packaging and labelling
F. Storage;
G. Processing;
H. Transport;
I. Employees;
J. Sanitation and premises sanitation system;
K. Waste management; And
L. Physical premises.

What is Malaysia Halal management system?

The Malaysia Halal Management System (MHMS) is an integrated management system developed, implemented and maintained by a company to ensure that the operations, and all products and services offered are in accordance to the requirements of Pensijilan Halal Malaysia. MHMS implementation in an organization is conducted through the Internal Halal Control System (IHCS) or Halal Assurance System (HAS).

What is Halal Assurance system (HAS)?

Halal Assurance System (HAS) is a set of documents containing official procedures or principles used by a company to ensure that all aspects of business operations are carried out by fulfilling and achieving the objective of maintaining a comprehensive Halal assurance for medium and large industry.

Do all applicants need a Halal Assurance System?

No. The Halal Assurance System (HAS) is only compulsory for the following applicants;

Food product/ beverage/ food supplement scheme, cosmetics and personal care scheme, pharmaceuticals scheme, and consumer goods scheme from medium and multinational company categories

Applicants of the following food premises scheme;
A. Chain restaurant;
B. Franchise restaurants;
C. Hotel (kitchen/restaurant);
D. Cafeteria operating in food court (with Central Management)
E. Catering/Food Catering services/kitchen/ Convention centre /central kitchen (Large categories)

Logistics

Slaughter House scheme

What is Internal Halal Control System (IHCS)

Internal Halal Control System (IHCS) is a set of halal control procedures for a company, consisting of Halal policy, raw material control procedures and reliability procedures as minimal control measures to maintain Halal assurance for micro and small industries.

How do I know if my company is under micro, small, medium, big or multinational category?

The classification of business category in Malaysia Halal Certification differs according to the certification scheme applied.

Business category for each certification scheme can be referred to the Malaysian Halal certification Manual (MPPHM)

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