Introduction

Makmal Bioserasi was established in April 2003 and is currently a part of the Centre for Research & Instrumentation Management (CRIM) of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. The laboratory serves as a biocompatibility and toxicity testing laboratory in the area of biomedical science and toxicology, using in vitro (cell culture) and in vivo (animal) test systems. Makmal Bioserasi has been designated to fulfil the requirements for a certified toxicological laboratory and provide a variety of tests based on international standards such as ISO, OECD and USP. The laboratory performs testing on a range of products such as medical devices, chemicals, pesticides, waste, herbal formulations, biologicals, as well as food and cosmetic ingredients to local and international customers.

 

In 2010, Makmal Bioserasi received accreditation for MS ISO/IEC 17025 :2005 from Standards Malaysia with the number SAMM 0479 in the toxicity field of testing. To date, the laboratory is the second public educational institution to be certified OECD-Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) compliant by Standards Malaysia in 2019 with the number GLP 008 for mutagenicity and toxicity testing of industrial chemicals.

Vision

To be a certified and strategic business entity of UKM for creation of wealth based on expertise and intellectual assets.

Mission

To deliver quality services in biological safety assessment that conform to international standards and regulations with integrity and professionalism.

Our Key Milestone

Ø    2003

Ø    2010

Ø    2017

Ø    2019

Ø    Future

Establishment of testing facility

Accredited for MS ISO/IEC 17025:2005

Establishment of GLP testing Facility

Certified OECD GLP Compliant

UKM Strategic Bussiness Unit