(a) the Director General of Health who shall be an ex-officio member;
(b) one pharmacist holding office in the service of the Government to be appointed by the Minister;
(c) one officer of the Department of Chemistry to be appointed by the Minister;
(d) one officer of the Department of Agriculture to be appointed by the Minister;
(e) one officer of the Veterinary Department holding office in the service of the Government to be appointed by the Minister; and
(f) eight persons ordinarily resident in Malaysia and not in the service of any Government in the Federation to be appointed by the Minister who shall be nominated as follows:
(i) one by the Malaysian Medical Association;
(ii) one by the Malaysian Medical Council established under the Medical Act 1971;
(iii) one by the Malaysian International Chambers of Commerce and Industry;
(iv) one by the Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia;
(v) one by the Malay Chambers of Commerce;
(vi) one by the Associated Indian Chambers of Commerce, Malaysia;
(vii) one by the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Association; and
(viii) one by the Malaysian Rubber Producer’s Council.
Poison Board (as 25/4/2011) - http://pharmacy.gov.my/index.cfm?&menuid=65&parentid=9
Membership : The following Board members have been appointed in accordance with Section 3(2) of the Poisons Act 1952.
a)Dato' Dr. Hassan Bin Abdul Rahman, Director General of Health.
b)Dato' Eisah binti A. Rahman, Senior Director of Pharmaceutical Services.
c)Dr. Kamarruddin bin Asri, Department of Chemistry.
d)Dr. Wan Mohamad bin Wan Hassan, Department of Agriculture.
e)Dato' Dr. Mohamad Azmie bin Zakaria, Veterinary Department.
i-Dr. Muhammad Gowdh bin Muhammed Jaffar, Malaysian Medical Association.
ii-Dato' Dr. Abdul Hamid bin Abdul Kadir, Malaysian Medical Council.
iii-Mr. Radzmi bin Rahmat, Malaysian International Chambers of Commerce & Industry.
iv-Dr. Chua Siew Kiat, Assosiated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Malaysia.
v- Malay Chambers of Commerce?
vi-Dr. A. T. Kumarraajah a/l Tambyraja, Assosiated Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Malaysia.
vii-Mdm. Yip Sook Ying,Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society.
viii- Malaysian Rubber Producer’s Council.
Secretary (not a member of the Board or no right to vote at its meetings.)
Mr. Ghazali bin Mansor,
Senior Principal Assistant Director,
Pharmacy Enforcement Division.
The Poisons Board acts as an advisory board and is responsible for advising the Minister of Health on the following issues:
· Classification of new chemical entity as a Scheduled Poison
· Removing a substance from the Poison List
· Amending the classification of a Scheduled Poison
· Amending the list of Psychotropic Substances
· Enforcing the Poisons Act and its Regulations