Announcement on Importation & Exportation of Mercury & Mercury Compounds

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Released date: 
Sunday, 1 November 2015
Bahagian Perkhidmatan Farmasi
Pengumuman Mengenai Pengimportan dan Pengeksportan Merkuri dan Sebatian Merkuri

Please be informed that effective from 1st November 2015, e-PERMIT under Customs Order (Prohibition of Import) and Customs Order (Prohibition of Export) is required for every importation and exportation for mercury and mercury compounds covered under Minamata Convention.

The process of application and approval for the import/export permit is totally through online and paperless via For application of e-PERMIT, company is required to register and access to e-PERMIT system with:

Dagang Net Technologies Sdn Bhd.
Tower 3, Avenue 5, The Horizon,

Bangsar South, No 8, Jalan Kerinchi,
59200, Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: 1 300 133 133


List of Mercury and Mercury Compounds That Require E-Permit For Every Importation and Exportation

  • Customs (Prohibition of Export)(Amendment)(No.3) Order 2015
  • Customs (Prohibition of Import)(Amendment)(No.7) Order 2015




HS Code



2805.40 000



2843.90 000


Inorganic or organic compounds of mercury, whether or not chemically defined, excluding amalgams (including mercury sulphate and mercury compounds of a kind used as lumino phores)

2852.10 000,

2852.90 000


Organo mercury compounds

2852.10 000,

2852.90 000


Dental alloys containing mercury

3006.40 110

*Importation and exportation of products containing mercury other than listed as above must comply to other acts and regulations enforced by this country.


Any inquiries please contact;

Licensing Branch
Pharmacy Enforcement Division
Ministry of Health Malaysia
Tel: 03-7841 3200
Fax: 03-7968 2251/2222