Poisons Board

The Poisons Board established pursuant to the provisions under the Poisons Act 1952 and serves to advise the Minister of Health in the following items :

  • Classification of new chemicals as Poison
  • The amendment of the classification of poison in the Poisons List
  • Removal of poison from the Poisons List
  • The amendment of the list of psychotropic substances in the Third Schedule
  • The addition or deletion of article or preparation in the Second Schedule

The Poisons Board will be convened twice a year, usually in the middle and the end of the year, to debate the application of the above matters and other things related.



The Poisons Board members as provided under the Poisons Act 1952 are as follows:
YBhg. Datuk Dr. Noor Hisham bin Abdullah
Director General of Health, Ministry of Health Malaysia
  1. Dato'  Eisah binti A. Rahman
    Senior Director of Pharmaceutical Service Division
  2. Encik Khairul Hadi bin Abd. Raof
    Department of Chemistry Malaysia
  3. Pn. Sawiyah binti Alias
    Department of Agriculture Malaysia
  4. Dr. Marzuki bin Zakaria
    Department of Veterinary Services
  5. Dato' Dr. NKS Tharmaseelan a/l NK Sinnadorai
    Malaysia Medical Association
  6. Dr. David Quek Kwang Leng   
    Malaysian Medical Council
  7. Mr. Radzmi bin Rahmat
    Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  8. Dr. Chua Siew Kiat
    The Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce And Industry Of Malaysia
  9. Datuk Dr. A.T. Kumararajah a/l Tambyraja
    Malaysian Associated Indian Chambers of Commerce And Industry
  10. En. Amrahi bin Buang
    Malaysian Pharmaceutical Association
Tn. Hj. Ghazali bin Mansor,
Deputy Director (Enforcement)
Pharmaceutical Services Division