BINTAI (6998) BINTAI KINDEN CORP BHD unit gets certified to sell cold chain box for Covid-19 vaccine storage
KUALA LUMPUR (April 27): Bintai Kaiden Corporation Bhd's subsidiary Bintai Healthcare Sdn Bhd has received the Certificate of Conformity in Good Distribution Practice for Medical Devices from Medivice Certification Sdn Bhd for its Greenie Medi Cold Chain Box designed for the storage and distribution of Covid-19 vaccine.
In a statement today, Bintai Kinden said the certification will allow it 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.
Bintai Kinden executive vice chairman Ibrahim Othman said the certification will pave the way for the company to start selling the Greenie Medi Cold Chain Box in Malaysia.
“This is the first step in order for the company to be able to be legally allowed to market, distribute and sell the Greenie Medi Cold Chain Box produced by SLAB Asia Co Ltd, Korea (SLAB Asia) in Malaysia.
“The next immediate step is for Bintai Healthcare to submit for the MDA establishment licence which will ensure that the company is in full compliance with the Ministry of Health and the MDA's requirements for a company to be a licensed distributor of medical supplies,” he said.
The product, which is tested to meet ISTA 7D/7E, a test standard set by Center for Drug Evaluation and Research under the United States Food and Drug Administration in certifying compatibility and adequacy for transporting medical grade products, is designed specifically to enable proper storage and distribution of vaccines, including Covid-19 vaccine.
Bintai Healthcare has been appointed as the exclusive distributor for Greenie Medi Cold Chain Box by SLAB Asia in Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, the Philippines and Indonesia.
At midday break today, Bintai Kinden shed 0.5 sen to 46 sen, valuing it at RM175.67 million.