Muhammad Remy Othman2,3, Abu Bakar Munir4
Abstract – Nano products are entering the industry including into the halal industry in many sectors. The application of nano product in halal industry that deserve the critical attention are largely in food and beverages industry, consumer goods, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and personal care. This paper start with the definition of nano and halal and then share findings on the available certified halal products that use the term ‘nano’ and lastly to provide opinion from the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia about the management and certification of nano product in halal industry. This paper mainly shares the relevant law and procedure of halal certification for nano product in Malaysia.
Keywords – Nano product, Nanotechnology; Halal Nano Product; Nano product halal certification; Malaysian Halal Certification.
1*Faculty of Business, Economics and Accounting, HELP University Subang 2 campus, Selangor, MALAYSIA
2Halal Professional Board, Division of Innovation & Professionalisme, Department of Islamic Development, Putrajaya, Malaysia
3Department of Al-Quran and Al-Hadith, Academy of Islamic Studies, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
4Faculty of Law, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA