LAWS OF MALAYSIA
REPRINT
Act 366
POISONS ACT 1952
Incorporating all amendments up to 1 January 2006
PUBLISHED BY
THE COMMISSIONER OF LAW REVISION, MALAYSIA
UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE REVISION OF LAWS ACT 1968
IN COLLABORATION WITH
PERCETAKAN NASIONAL MALAYSIA BHD
2006
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POISONS ACT 1952
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
Section
1.
Short title and application
2.
Interpretation
3.
Establishment of Poisons Board
4.
Proceedings of Board
5.
Powers of Board to regulate proceedings
6.
Power of Minister to amend Poisons List
7.
Application of the Act
8.
Control of imports of poisons
9.
Packaging, labelling and storing of poisons
10.
Transport of poisons
11.
Control of manufacture of preparations containing poison
12.
Control of compounding of poisons for use in medical treatment
13.
Possession for sale of poison and sale of poison in contravention of this
Act an offence
14.
Control of acetylating substances
15.
Sale of poisons by wholesale
16.
Sale of poisons by retail
17.
Prohibition of sale to persons under 18
18.
Restriction on the sale of Part I poisons generally
19.
Supply of poisons for the purpose of treatment by professional men
20.
Group A Poisons
21.
Group B Poisons
22.
Group C Poisons
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Section
23.
Group D Poisons
24.
Prescription book
25.
Sale of Part II Poisons
26.
Licences
27.
Register of licences
28.
Annual list to be published
29.
Control of import manufacture and sale of lead tetra ethyl
Control of import, export, manufacture, sale, etc., of psychotropic
30.
substances
31.
Powers of investigation, examination and entry into premises
32.
Penalties
33.
Sessions or Magistrate's Court to have full jurisdiction over offences
against this Act
34.
Sanction to prosecute and conduct of prosecutions
35.
Regulations
FIRST SCHEDULE
SECOND SCHEDULE
THIRD SCHEDULE
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LAWS OF MALAYSIA
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POISONS ACT 1952
An Act to regulate the importation, possession, manufacture,
compounding, storage, transport, sale and use of poisons.
[Peninsular Malaysia--1 September 1952;
Sabah and Sarawak--1 June 1978]
Short title and application
1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Poisons Act 1952.
(2) This Act shall apply throughout Malaysia.
Interpretation
2. (1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires--
"Acetylating substance" includes acetic anhydride, acetyl chloride
and acetyl bormide;
"animal treatment" means the treatment of animal ailments;
"British Pharmacopoeia" and "British Pharmaceutical Codex"
respectively include supplements thereto;
" c o m p o u n d i n g " , and its grammatical variations, mean the
preparation, weighing, measuring and mixing if necessary of drugs
and chemicals for the treatment of ailments;
"contravention" of a provision includes a failure to comply with
such provision;
"conveyance" includes ship, train, vehicle, aircraft or any other
means of transport by which persons or goods can be carried;
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"dental treatment" means the treatment of human ailments of
the teeth or jaws or accessory structures or the performance of
operations or the giving of treatment commonly undertaken or
given by those practising dentistry;
"Director General of Health" means the Director General of
Health, Malaysia;
"dispensed medicine" means a medicine supplied by a registered
medical practitioner, registered dentist or veterinary surgeon under
and in accordance with section 19 or supplied, for the purpose of
the medical, dental or animal treatment, of a particular individual
by a licensed pharmacist on the premises specified in his licence;
"Drug Enforcement Officer" means any registered pharmacist in
the public service duly authorized in writing by the Licensing
Officer under subsection 31(1);
"estate" means any agricultural land exceeding twenty-five acres
in extent upon which agricultural operations of any kind are carried
on or upon which the produce of any plants or trees is collected
or treated or any mine to which the provisions of Part IX of the
*Labour Code of the Federated Malay States [F.M.S. Cap. 154]
or any of such provisions or any provisions, corresponding to such
provisions, in force in any State have been lawfully applied;
"estate hospital" means a hospital or dispensary maintained by
an employer on or in the neighbourhood of an estate for the
treatment of labourers thereon and includes a group hospital within
the meaning of the Labour Code of the Federated Malay States or
of any written law in any State corresponding thereto;
"exempted preparation" means a preparation containing a poison
of the kind or having the strength or otherwise coming within the
description specified in the last column of the Poisons List entitled
"Exempted Preparations";
"generally accepted name" means the name by which a substance
is generally known in the trade;
"a Group A Poison" "a Group B Poison" "a Group C Poison"
"a Group D Poison" "a Group E Poison" and "a Group F Poison"
*NOTE--This Code has been repealed by the Employment Act 1955 [Act 265], Worker's Minimum
Standards of Housing and Amenities Act 1990 [Act 446] and the Indian Immigration Funds (Winding Up)
Ordinance 1958 [No. 25 of 1958]. For details­see Appendix.
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respectively means a poison having the strength or otherwise coming
within the description specified in the column of the Poisons List
entitled Group A, Group B, Group C, Group D, Group E or Group
F respectively opposite to the name of such poison appearing in
the first column of the Poisons List;
"Licensing Officer" means a person appointed to be a Licensing
Officer under section 26 and includes the Director General of
Health;
"licensed pharmacist" means a registered pharmacist who is the
holder of a Type A Licence issued to him under section 26;
"licensed retailer" means a person holding a licence issued to
him under section 26 to sell poisons by retail and includes a listed
seller;
"licensed wholesaler" means a person holding a licence issued
to him under section 26 to sell poisons by wholesale;
"listed seller" means a person holding a Type C Licence issued
to him under section 26;
" m a n u f a c t u r e " and its grammatical variations, mean the
preparation, compounding, mixing and making of a pharmaceutical
preparation in bulk but does not include the dispensing of a
pharmaceutical preparation for a particular individual;
"medical treatment" means the treatment of human ailments;
"Minister" means the Minister charged with the responsibility
for medical and health services;
"Part I Poison" means a Group A, Group B, Group C, Group
D, Group E or Group F poison specified in the column of the
Poisons List entitled "Part I" of the First Schedule;
"Part II Poison" means a poison specified in the column of the
Poisons List entitled "Part II" of the First Schedule;
"poison" means any substance specified by name in the first
column of the Poisons List and includes any preparation, solution,
compound, mixture or natural substance containing such substance,
other than an exempted preparation or an article or preparation
included for the time being in the Second Schedule;
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"Poisons List" means the Poisons List set out in the First Schedule
as amended from time to time in accordance with section 6;
"possess for sale" and its grammatical variations include having
in possession knowing that the article possessed is likely to be sold
or exposed for sale;
"premises" includes any house, shop, store, room, cubicle, shed,
conveyance, structure or any place whether open or enclosed;
"retail sale" means any sale other than a wholesale sale;
"registered dentist" means a dental practitioner registered in
Division I or Division II of the Register kept under subsection
11(1) of the Dental Act 1971 [Act 51]; and "registered dentist
Division I" and "registered dentist Division II" means a dental
practitioner whose name has been registered in the first or second
division respectively of the said Register;
"registered medical practitioner" means a medical practitioner
registered under the Medical Act 1971 [Act 50];
"registered pharmacist" means a pharmacist registered under
any written law relating to the registration of pharmacists, and
includes, in Sabah or Sarawak, a person holding a qualification
recognized by the Director of Medical Services in Sabah or Sarawak,
as the case may be, as a sufficient guarantee of the possession of
the requisite knowledge and skill for the efficient practice of the
profession of a pharmacist;
"sell" or "sale" includes barter and also includes offering or
attempting the sell;
"supply" includes the supply of commercial samples and dispensed
medicines, but does not include the direct administration by or
under the immediate personal supervision of a registered medical
practitioner or registered dentist of a poison or medicine to his
patient in the course of treatment where such administration is
authorized under section 19;
"veterinary officer" has the meaning assigned thereto in the
Veterinary Surgeons Act 1974 [Act 147];
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"Peninsular Malaysia" has the meaning assigned thereto in
section 3 of the Interpretation Acts 1948 and 1967 [Act 388], and
includes the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur and Labuan;
" w h o l e s a l e " means a sale to any person who intends to
sell again and any sale by a licensed wholesaler authorized by
paragraphs (d) to (j) inclusive of subsection 15(2);
"written law" has the meaning assigned thereto in the Interpre-
tation Acts 1948 and 1967.
(2) In this Act where anything is required to be done under the
immediate personal supervision of any person it shall be deemed
to have been so done if such person was at the time it was done
upon the premises where it was done and available for immediate
consultation by the person doing such thing:
Provided that where any dispensing compounding or mixing of
any poison with any other substance is required to be done under
the immediate personal supervision of any person, it shall not be
deemed to have been so done unless such person has himself
checked such dispensing, compounding or mixing.
Establishment of Poisons Board
3. (1) For the purpose of this Act and to advise the Minister
generally thereon, there shall be established an advisory board,
called the Poisons Board, consisting of the members following:
(a) the Director General of Health who shall be an ex-officio
member;
(b) one pharmacist holding office in the service of the
Government to be appointed by the Minister;
(c) one officer of the Department of Chemistry to be appointed
by the Minister;
(d) one officer of the Department of Agriculture to be appointed
by the Minister;
(e) one officer of the Veterinary Department holding office
in the service of the Government to be appointed by the
Minister; and
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(f) eight persons ordinarily resident in Malaysia and not in
the service of any Government in the Federation to be
appointed by the Minister who shall be nominated as
follows:
(i) one by the Malaysian Medical Association;
(ii) one by the Malaysian Medical Council established
under the Medical Act 1971;
(iii) one by the Malaysian International Chambers of
Commerce and Industry;
(iv) o n e by the Associated Chinese Chambers of
Commerce and Industry of Malaysia;
(v) one by the Malay Chambers of Commerce;
(vi) o n e by the Associated Indian Chambers of
Commerce, Malaysia;
(vii) one by the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Association;
and
(viii) one by the Malaysian Rubber Producer's Council.
(2) Every member, other than the ex officio members, shall,
unless he shall sooner resign, hold office for a period of three
years or such shorter period as the Minister may in any particular
case determine from the date of his appointment.
(3) Any person ceasing to be member of the Board shall be
eligible for reappointment.
(4) The Minister may appoint a person similarly qualified to be
a temporary member of the Board during the incapacity through
illness or during the absence from Malaysia of any member, other
than an ex officio member, of the Board:
Provided that no person shall be appointed in the place of a
m e m b e r nominated under paragraph (1 )(g) except upon the
nomination by the body by which such member was nominated.
(5) Every such temporary member shall be deemed to be a
member of the Board.
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Proceedings of Board
4. (1) The Director General of Health shall be the Chairman of
the Poisons Board and shall preside at all meetings which he
attends.
(2) In the absence of the Chairman from any meeting the members
present shall elect one of their members to preside.
(3) The Chairman or member presiding at any meeting shall
have an original vote and also, if upon any question the votes are
equally divided, a casting vote.
(4) The Board shall meet at such places and times as the Chairman
may appoint and at any meeting four members including the Chairman
or member presiding shall form a quorum.
(5) The Board may invite any one or more persons to attend
any meeting of the Board but a person so attending shall not have
the right to vote at the meeting.
(6) There may be paid to members of the Board such allowances
and other expenses as may be determined by the Board with the
approval of the Minister and such allowances and expenses shall
be payable out of the general revenues of the Federation.
(7) The Minister may, after consultation with the Board, appoint
a Secretary to the Board who shall not be a member of the Board
or have any right to vote at its meetings.
Powers of Boards to regulate proceedings
5. (1) Subject to this Act the Poisons Board shall have power to
regulate its own procedure.
(2) No action or proceeding of the Board shall be questioned
on the ground--
(a) of the existence of any vacancy in the membership or any
defect in the constitution of the Board; or
(b) of any omission, defect or irregularity in procedure not
affecting the merits of the case.
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Power of Minister to amend Poisons List
6.  The Minister may, from time to time, after consultation with
the Poisons Board by order notified in the Gazette, add to, remove
from or reinstate in the Poisons List any substance as he may deem
fit or proper, or remove from transfer to or include in any column
of the Poisons List any poison, or exempted preparation or amend
any definition of any poison or exempted preparation contained in
such list or in any column thereof.
Application of the Act
7. (1) Nothing in this Act shall apply--
(a) to any exempted preparation; or
(b) to any article or preparation specified in the Second
Schedule.
(2) The Minister may, from time to time, after consultation with
the Poisons Board by order notified in the Gazette, add to or
remove from the Second Schedule any article or preparation.
(3) Save in so far as is expressly provided by any regulation
made under this Act, this Act shall not apply to the sale or supply
of any poison or of any medicine containing poison by any officer
or person, who
(a) is employed in any hospital, infirmary, dispensary or
veterinary hospital wholly maintained by the Government
of Malaysia or any State Government or by any local
authority or out of public funds or by a charity approved
by an order, whether general or special, of the Director
General of Health, and who sells or supplies in the course
of his duty such poison or medicine to any out patient
of such hospital, infirmary or dispensary for the medical
or dental treatment of such patient or, in the case of an
officer or person employed in a veterinary hospital, to
any person for the animal treatment of any animal tended
by him; or
(b) is employed in any hospital, infirmary, dispensary, clinic,
nursing home or other institution at which human ailments
are treated, and who sells or supplies in the course of his
duty such poison or medicine for the use in the wards,
operating theatres or other sections thereof:
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Provided that such sale or supply is made and conducted in
accordance with any regulations expressly applicable thereto made
under this Act.
Control of imports of poisons
8. (1) No person other than a person licensed under this Act in
that behalf shall import any poison from any place outside Malaysia.
(2) This section shall not apply to--
(a) any person arriving in Malaysia from a place outside
Malaysia who imports, as part of his personal luggage
and solely for his personal use or for the use of his
family, a prepared or packaged medicine containing any
poison, not exceeding such quantities as may be reasonably
required for one month's use by one person; and
(b) any person importing a prepared or packaged medicine
containing any poison for his own personal use or for
that of his family by letter or parcel post, in such quantities
and subject to such conditions as may be prescribed by
regulations made under this Act; and
(c) any officer of the Government importing in the course
of his duty any poison on account of the Government;
and
(d) any other person whom the Minister may absolutely or
conditionally exempt from the provisions of this section.
(3) Any person who imports any poison in contravention of this
section or who contravenes any term or condition of any licence
granted to him or the provisions of any regulation made or any
condition of any exemption granted to him under this section shall
be guilty of an offence against this Act.
Packaging, labelling and storing of poisons
9. (1) No person, whether licensed under this Act or not, shall
knowingly sell, supply, keep or have in his possession or under
his control or store any poison otherwise than in accordance with
the regulations made under this Act and in force relating to the
possession, containers, packaging, labelling or storing of such
poison.
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(2) In any proceedings under this section if any person is proved
to have sold, kept or had in his possession or under his control or
stored any poison he shall be deemed to have done so knowingly,
unless the contrary is proved by him.
(3) Any person who contravenes subsection (1) shall be guilty
of an offence against this Act.
Transport of poisons
10.  No person shall transport or consign for transport any poison
otherwise than in accordance with the regulations made under this
Act.
Control of manufacture of preparations containing poison
11.  No preparation containing any poison shall be manufactured
otherwise than in accordance with the regulations made under this
Act.
Control of compounding of poisons for use in medical treatment
12. (1) No person shall dispense, compound or mix any poison
with any other substance, whether a poison or not, for the purpose
of its being used for medical treatment unless he is--
(a) a registered pharmacist or a person working under the
immediate personal supervision of a registered pharmacist;
(b) a person acting in the course of his duties who is employed
in a hospital or dispensary maintained by the Government
of Malaysia or any State Government or out of public
funds or by a charity approved by an order whether general
or special of the Director General of Health or in an
estate hospital and who is authorized in writing by the
registered medical practitioner for the time being in charge
of such hospital or dispensary to dispense, compound
and mix poison; or
(c) a registered medical practitioner or a person working
under the immediate personal supervision of such a
practitioner who dispenses, compounds or mixes poisons
for the use of such practitioner or of his patients.
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(2) No poison shall be dispensed, compounded or mixed with
any other substance whether a poison or not otherwise than in
accordance with any regulations made under this Act.
Possession for sale of poison and sale of poison in contravention
of this Act an offence
13. Any person who--
(a) possesses for sale any poison, unless he is licensed under
this Act to sell or supply such poison or authorized under
section 18 to sell or supply such poison; or
(b) sells or supplies any poison in contravention of, or otherwise
than in accordance with, this Act, or of any regulations
made thereunder or of the terms and conditions of any
licence issued to him under this Act, relating to the sale
or supply of poison, or relating to the sale or supply of
poison included in that Part or Group of the Poisons List
in which the poison so sold or supplied is included;
shall be guilty of an offence against this Act.
Control of acetylating substances
14. (1) Any person who has in his possession an acetylating
substance shall be guilty of an offence against this Act unless he
proves--
(a) that he is licensed under this Act;
(b) that he is authorized under this Act; or
(c) that the acetylating substance is in his possession for a
lawful purpose.
(2) In any prosecution for an offence under this section, any
person who is found to have in his custody or under his control
any acetylating substance shall be deemed to have been in possession
of the substance and to have known the nature of the substance,
until he proves to the contrary.
(3) Any person convicted of an offence against this section
shall be liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding fourteen
years and not less than three years, and he shall also be punished
with whipping of not less than six strokes.
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(4) Notwithstanding any other provision in any other written
law to the contrary, a person charged under this section shall not
be granted bail.
Sale of poisons by wholesale
15. (1) No poison shall be sold by wholesale except by a licensed
wholesaler in accordance with the terms and conditions of his
licence.
(2) No poison shall be sold by a licensed wholesaler except
to--
(a) a person licensed to retail such poison;
(b) a purchaser outside Malaysia to whom such poison is to
be immediately exported on sale;
(c) another licensed wholesaler;
(d) the owner or the manager acting on behalf of the owner
of any estate for the purpose of the business of such
estate or for enabling such owner, or his manager acting
on his behalf, to comply with any requirements made by
or under any written law with respect to the medical
treatment of persons employed on such estate; or
(e) a professional person or tradesman for the purpose of
such person's or trademan's profession or trade and not
for resale;
(f) a registered medical practitioner or a registered dentist
for the treatment of his patients or a veterinary surgeon
for the treatment of any animal which such surgeon is
employed to treat;
(g) a licensed pharmacist;
(h) a Government Department, local authority or public body;
(i) a hospital, infirmary, dispensary or veterinary hospital
maintained by the Government of Malaysia or any State
Government or by any local authority or out of public
funds or by a charity approved by an order, whether
general or special, of the Director General of Health;
(j) a person or institution concerned with scientific education
or research or chemical analysis for the purpose of such
education, research or analysis.
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(3) The seller by wholesale of any poison shall not deliver it
until--
(a) he has made or caused to be made an entry in a book to
be kept for such purpose, in the prescribed form, stating
the name and address of the purchaser, the date of the
sale, the name and quantity of the poison sold and the
purposes for which it is stated by the purchaser to be
required; and
(b) the purchaser has affixed his signature to the entry or has
forwarded to the seller a written order in respect of such
sale signed by the purchaser and containing the particulars
required to be entered under this subsection. Every such
written order shall be retained by the seller and a reference
to the file in which such order is retained shall be entered
in the book in place of the purchaser's signature.
(4) Notwithstanding subsection (3), if it shall appear to the
seller that any poison is required urgently and that it is impossible
or unreasonable to obtain the signature of the purchaser or his
signed written order before delivery thereof, it shall be lawful for
the seller, after making an entry in the book stating the reasons
for his action and the date of delivery, to deliver such poison to
the purchaser without such signature or order:
Provided that, in every such case, the seller shall take all necessary
steps to obtain, and the purchaser shall forward, a written order
signed by the purchaser in respect of such sale, within seven days
of the date of such delivery.
(5) Any purchaser who fails or neglects to forward to the seller
a written order duly signed by him within the time prescribed by
the proviso to subsection (4) in respect of any poison delivered to
him under the provisions of such subsection shall be guilty of an
offence against this Act.
(6) Nothing in this section shall be held to authorize the sale
by wholesale of any particular kind of poison otherwise than in
accordance with this Act or of any regulations made thereunder
relating to such kind of poison.
(7) Any person who sells or delivers any poison by wholesale
in contravention of this section shall be guilty of an offence against
this Act.
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Sale of poisons by retail
16. (1) Subject to section 18 no poison shall be sold by retail
except by a person licensed to sell such poison by retail and in
accordance with the terms and conditions of such licence.
(2) Every such sale shall be effected on the premises specified
in such licence.
(3) Every such sale shall be effected by or under the immediate
personal supervision of the person named in such licence.
(4) Every such sale shall be effected in accordance with this
Act and of any regulations made thereunder relating to such poison.
(5) Any person who sells any poison by retail in contravention
of this section shall be guilty of an offence under this Act.
Prohibition of sale to persons under 18
17. (1) No poison shall be sold or supplied to any person under
eighteen years of age, otherwise than for purposes of the medical
treatment of such person.
(2) Any person contravening this section shall be guilty of an
offence against this Act.
(3) It shall be a sufficient defence to any charge under this
section that the person charged had reasonable cause to believe
that the person to whom such sale was made was above the age
of eighteen years.
Restriction on the sale of Part I poisons generally
18. (1) Part I Poison shall not be sold or supplied to any person
except--
(a) by wholesale in accordance with section 15; or
(b) by retail sale effected by or under the immediate personal
supervision of a licensed pharmacist:
Provided that a Group F Poison may be sold or under
the immediate personal supervision of a listed seller as
well as by a licensed pharmacist; or
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(c) as an ingredient of a dispensed medicine, by a registered
medical practitioner, registered dentist or veterinary surgeon
in accordance with section 19; or
(d) to be exported to purchasers outside Malaysia; or
(e) to a person or institution concerned with scientific education
or research or chemical analysis and for the purpose of
such education research or analysis.
(2) Nothing in this section shall be deemed to authorize the sale
of any kind of poison otherwise than in accordance with this Act
or of any regulations made thereunder relating to such kind of
poison or otherwise than in accordance with the terms and conditions
of the licence in that behalf held by the seller.
Supply of poisons for the purpose of treatment by professional
men
19. (1) Any poison other than a Group A Poison may be sold,
supplied or administered by the following persons for the following
purposes:
(a) a registered medical practitioner may sell, supply or
administer such poison to his patient for the purposes of
the medical treatment of such patient only;
(b) a registered dentist Division I may sell, supply or administer
such poison to his patient for the purposes of the dental
treatment of such patient only; and
(c) a veterinary officer may sell or supply such poison to his
client for the purposes of animal treatment only.
(2) A registered dentist Division II may sell, supply or administer
to his patient for the purposes of the dental treatment of such
patient only any poison other than a Group A or a Group B Poison.
(3) Every medicine containing any poison sold or supplied under
subsection (1) or (2) shall be prepared by or under the immediate
personal supervision of such practitioner, dentist or veterinary
officer, as the case may be:
Provided that any medicine, received by such practitioner, dentist
or veterinary officer in a prepared state from a manufacturer or
wholesaler, shall be deemed, for the purposes of this section, to
have been prepared by such practitioner, dentist or veterinary
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officer respectively, if the receptacle containing such medicine is
labelled by or under the immediate personal supervision of such
practitioner, dentist or veterinary officer in such manner as may
be prescribed by regulations made under this Act, relating to the
labelling of dispensed medicines.
(4) Any medical practitioner, dentist or veterinary officer who
sells or supplies any poison or medicine containing a poison not
prepared by him or under his immediate personal supervision shall
be guilty of an offence against this Act.
Group A Poisons
20.  Group A Poison shall not be sold or supplied by wholesale
or retail except--
(a) by a licensed wholesaler to a licensed pharmacist or to
another licensed wholesaler; or
(b) by a licensed wholesaler to be immediately exported to
a purchaser outside Malaysia.
Group B Poisons
21. (1) Group B Poison shall not be sold or supplied by retail
to any person except--
(a) where the sale or supply of such poison, if it had been
a Group A Poison, would have been authorized under
section 20;
(b) by a registered medical practitioner, registered dentist
Division I or veterinary officer selling or supplying the
same in accordance with section 19; or
(c) by a licensed pharmacist, as a dispensed medicine on and
in accordance with a prescription prescribed by a registered
medical practitioner, registered dentist or veterinary officer
in the form required by subsection (2) and when supplied
in accordance with this Act and of any regulations made
thereunder relating to such sale or supply on a prescription.
Form of prescription for Group B Poison
(2) Every prescription for any Group B Poison prescribed by a
registered medical practitioner, registered dentist, or registered
veterinary officer shall--
(a) be in writing signed and dated by the prescriber thereof;
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(b) state the address of the prescriber;
(c) state the name and address of the patient or, in the case
of a prescription by a veterinary officer, the name and
address of the person to whom such medicine is to be
delivered;
(d) indicate the total amount of medicine to be supplied and
the dose; and
(e) specify the number of times (not exceeding three) the
medicine may be dispensed and, if dispensed more than
once, at what intervals.
(3) No person shall sell or supply by retail any Group B Poison
on a prescription which does not comply with all the requirements
of subsection (1) or which contravenes subsection (5) or shall sell
or supply such poison otherwise than in accordance with the terms
of such prescription.
(4) Every person selling or supplying any Group B Poison on
a prescription shall, at the time of selling or supplying the same,
endorse upon the face of the prescription, above the signature of
the prescriber, his name and address and the date on which such
poison or medicine was sold or supplied.
(5) No prescription for any Group B Poison shall be written
wholly or partly in code or in such manner that it is not readily
decipherable and capable of being dispensed by any pharmacist.
(6) Notwithstanding the provisions of the foregoing subsection
of this section, if it shall appear to the seller or supplier that any
medicine is required urgently and that it is impossible without
unreasonable delay to obtain a prescription complying with the
requirements of subsection (1), it shall be lawful for the seller or
supplier, after making an entry to that effect in his prescription
book, upon the verbal or telephoned instructions of a medical
practitioner, personally known to him, to sell or supply such poison
without such prescription:
Provided that in every such case the seller or supplier shall take
all necessary steps to obtain, and the prescriber shall deliver, a
prescription in accordance with subsection (1) within one day of
the date of such sale or supply.
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(7) Any person, selling or supplying any Group B Poison in
contravention of this section, of failing or neglecting to endorse
s u c h prescription as required by subsection (4), or writing
a n y prescription in code or otherwise in contravention of
subsection (5), or failing to take any necessary step to obtain, or
failing to deliver, the prescription as required by subsection (6),
shall be guilty of an offence against this Act.
Group C Poisons
22.  Group C Poison shall not be sold or supplied by retail to any
person except--
(a) where the sale or supply of such poison, if it had been
a Group B Poison, would have been authorized under or
b y virtue of, and is effected in accordance with
section 21; or
(b) as a dispensed medicine or an ingredient in a dispensed
medicine.
Group D Poisons
23. (1) Group D Poison shall not be sold or supplied by retail to
any person except--
(a) where the sale or supply of such poison, if it had been
a Group C Poison, would have been authorized under or
by virtue of section 22; or
(b) by a licensed pharmacist to a person known personally
to such pharmacist or introduced to the pharmacist
personally by a person known personally to the pharmacist
and when such poison is sold or supplied in accordance
with this section and of any regulations made under this
Act relating to such sale or supply.
Poisons Book
(2) Where any Group D Poison is sold to any person by a
retailer otherwise than as a dispensed medicine or an ingredient
in a dispensed medicine, the retailer shall not deliver it until--
(a) he has made or caused to be made an entry in a book to
be kept for such purpose in the prescribed form (in this
Act referred to as the "Poisons Book") stating the name
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and address of the purchaser and the name and address
of the person (if any) introducing such purchaser, the
date of the sale, the name and quantity of the poison sold
and the purposes for which it is stated by the purchaser
to be required; and
(b) the purchaser has affixed his signature to the entry or has
forwarded to the retailer a written order in respect of
such sale signed by the purchaser containing the particulars
required to be entered in the Poisons Book under this
section. Every such written order shall be retained by the
seller and a reference to the file in which such order is
retained shall be entered in the book in the place of the
purchaser's signature.
(3) Notwithstanding subsection (2) if it shall appear to the retailer
that any such poison is required urgently and that it is impossible
or unreasonable to obtain the signature of the purchaser or his
signed written order before delivery thereof it shall be lawful for
the retailer after making an entry in the Poisons Book stating the
reasons for his action and the date of delivery to deliver such
poison to the purchaser without such order or signature:
Provided that in every such case the retailer shall take all necessary
steps to obtain, and the purchaser shall forward, a written order
signed by the purchaser in respect of such sale within seven days
of the date of such delivery.
(4) Any purchaser who fails or neglects to forward to the seller
a written order, duly signed by him, within the time prescribed by
subsection (3), in respect of any poison delivered to him under the
provisions of such subsection, shall be guilty of an offence against
this Act.
(5) Subject to subsection (3), any retailer who delivers to any
person any Group D Poison in contravention of subsection (2)
shall be guilty of an offence against this Act.
Prescription book
24. (1) Where any poison is sold or supplied as a dispensed medicine
or as an ingredient in a dispensed medicine, the seller or supplier
shall, on the day on which such poison or medicine is sold or
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supplied, enter or cause to be entered in a book, kept for such
purpose (in this Act referred to as the "Prescription Book")--
(a) the date on which the medicine was sold or supplied and
the serial number of the entry in such book of the
prescription (if any);
(b) the name of the poison and the ingredients of the medicine
or, in the case of a proprietary medicine, the name of the
medicine and the quantity supplied;
(c) in the case of a sale or supply by a retailer on a prescription,
the name of the patient, or, when the prescriber is a
veterinary officer, or the prescription relates to animal
treatment, the name of the recipient; and
(d) in the case of a sale or supply as a dispensed medicine
otherwise than on a prescription, the name and address
of the person to whom it was sold or supplied:
Provided that when a prescription is repeated it shall be sufficient
to enter in the prescription book the date, the serial number of the
sale, supply and prescription (if any) originally entered and the
name of the patient or recipient.
(2) In this section "prescription" means any written or oral
instruction to the seller or supplier to supply any poison, or medicine
containing any poison, for the purpose of the medical, dental or
animal treatment of any person or animal, given by any person;
and "prescriber" means the person giving such instructions or
causing such instructions to be given to the seller or supplier.
(3) If any prescription is given orally, such prescription shall
be confirmed by a written prescription within one day.
Sale of Part II Poisons
25. (1) No person shall sell or supply any Part II Poison otherwise
than in accordance with this Act and of any regulations made
thereunder.
(2) No person, licensed to sell Part II Poisons only, shall sell
any arsenical or mercurial poison to any person, unless such person
is engaged in agriculture, horticulture or the trade or business of
curing skins or hides or the preservation of buildings or other
structures, liable to be destroyed by insects, and requires such
poison for the purpose of such agriculture, horticulture, trade or
business.
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(3) Any person selling or supplying any Part II Poison in
contravention of subsection (1) or (2) shall be guilty of an offence
against this Act.
Licences
2 6 . ( 1 ) T h e Director General of Health, or the Director of
Pharmaceutical Services or the Director of Medical and Health
Services of any State duly appointed in writing by the Director
General of Health to be a Licensing Officer of any State or the
Federal Territory may, subject to this Act, issue licences for the
purposes of this Act.
(2) Such licences may be--
(a) a Type A licence issued to a pharmacist to import, store
and deal generally by wholesale and retail or by wholesale
only or by retail only, subject to this Act, in all poisons;
(b) a Type B licence issued to any person whom the Licensing
Officer may consider to be a fit and proper person to hold
such licence, or issued to a responsible officer of a company
incorporated under the Companies Act 1965 [Act 125] to
import, store and sell by wholesale such poisons (not
being a Group A Poison) as may be specified in such
licence:
Provided that no such licence shall be issued to any
person or officer who is engaged or concerned in any
business of selling goods by retail or shall continue valid
at any time after such person or officer becomes so engaged
or concerned;
(c) a Type C licence issued to any person (in this Act referred
to as "a listed seller"), whom the Licensing Officer may
consider to be a fit and proper person to hold such licence,
to store and sell by retail Group F Poisons only:
Provided that no such licence shall be issued within a
local authority area unless there is no pharmacist, licensed
to sell by retail, carrying on business within such area;
(d) a Type D licence issued to any person, whom the Licensing
Officer may consider to be a fit and proper person to hold
such licence, to store and sell by retail such Part II Poisons
as may be specified therein; or
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(e) a Type E licence issued to any person who in the course
of his business uses Sodium Hydroxide in such substantial
quantity that the Licensing Officer deems it appropriate
to issue to him a licence to import, store and use Sodium
Hydroxide.
(3) Every such licence shall be substantially in the form prescribed
applicable to the type of such licence and shall state the name of
the person to whom it is issued, and the premises on which any
sale or use may be effected, and the period for which such licence
is valid.
(4) Every such licence shall be subject to such terms and
conditions, not inconsistent with this Act or of any regulations
made thereunder, as the Licensing Officer may in his discretion
impose, subject however in all cases to appeal to the Minister.
(5) The Licensing Officer may, in his discretion, refuse to issue
any such licence or may cancel any such licence previously issued:
Provided that any person aggrieved by the refusal of the Licensing
Officer to issue a licence or by the cancellation of a licence may
appeal to the Minister whose decision shall be final.
(6) Every such licence shall be personal to the licensee named
therein and shall not in any case, be transferable to another person
and no licence shall authorize the sale of any poison by any person
other than the person named therein or otherwise than under his
personal supervision, provided that the Licensing Officer, if he
sees fit, may amend on a licence the address of the premises at
which the person licensed carries on the business or profession in
respect of which he is licensed.
Register of licences
27. (1) Every licence, issued under this Act by a Licensing Officer
for any State in such State, shall be numbered consecutively in
respect of each type and of the year in which it was issued,
commencing each year with the number one.
(2) The Licensing Officer for each State shall keep a register
of licences issued by showing all the particulars of each licence
so issued, and the entries in such register shall be numbered to
correspond with the serial numbers of the licences and there shall
be noted in the register, in the event of the cancellation of any
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(3) Any extract from or copy of an entry in a register kept under
this section shall be prima facie evidence of the facts stated therein,
if such extract or copy is certified under the hand of the Licensing
Officer to be a true extract or copy.
Annual list to be published
28. (1) The Director General of Health shall, in or about the
month of February in each year, cause to be printed and published,
in the Gazette, lists of all persons, named in alphabetical order,
licensed under this Act together with particulars of the nature of
the licence or licences issued to each such person, and specifying
the profession or business and the premises in respect of which
such licences have been issued.
(2) Every list so published shall be prima facie evidence that,
at the date to which such list relates, the persons therein named
are or were licensed under this Act in the manner stated in such
list, and that any person not named therein is or was not licensed
under this Act.
Control of the import manufacture and sale of lead tetra ethyl
29. (1) In this section--
"lead tetra ethyl" includes other similar lead containing compounds
used as ingredients of motor fuel;
"ethyl petrol" means motor spirit containing lead tetra ethyl;
"concentrated ethyl fluid" means any fluid containing lead tetra
ethyl in a proportion exceeding one part to nine hundred and fifty
parts in volume.
(2) Notwithstanding any other provisions, including section 7
of this Act, or of any licence issued under any other provisions
of this Act, no person shall manufacture lead tetra ethyl or sell,
import, possess or use any ethyl petrol or concentrated ethyl fluid
otherwise than in accordance with any regulations applicable thereto
made under this Act.
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Control of import, export, manufacture, sale, etc., of psychotropic
substances
30. (1) In this section, "psychotropic substance" means any of the
substances specified in the Third Schedule.
(2) The Minister may, from time to time, after consultation with
the Poisons Board, by order published in the Gazette amend the
Third Schedule.
(3) Notwithstanding any other provisions in this Act, no person
shall import, export, manufacture, compound, mix, dispense, sell,
supply, administer, possess or use any psychotropic substance
otherwise than in accordance with any regulations applicable thereto
made under this Act.
(4) In any prosecution for an offence under this section, any
person who is found to have in his custody or under his control
any psychotropic substance shall be deemed to have been in
possession of the substance and to have known the nature of the
substance, until he proves to the contrary.
(5) Any person who contravenes subsection (3) or any regulations
made under this Act relating to psychotropic substances shall be
guilty of an offence and shall, on conviction, be liable to a fine
not exceeding ten thousand ringgit or to imprisonment for a term
not exceeding four years or both.
Powers of investigation, examination and entry into premises
31. (1) The Licensing Officer may authorize in writing any registered
pharmacist in the public service to exercise the powers of a Drug
Enforcement Officer under this Act.
(2) A Drug Enforcement Officer may investigate the commission
of an offence under this Act.
(3) A Drug Enforcement Officer making an investigation under
subsection (2) may examine orally any person supposed to be
acquainted with the facts and circumstances of the case.
(4) The person referred to in subsection (3) shall be bound to
answer all questions relating to the case put to him by the Drug
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question if the officer fails or refuses on demand to produce to him
the authorization in writing given by the Licensing Officer to the
officer under subsection (1) and that such person may refuse to
answer any question the answer to which would have a tendency
to expose him to a criminal charge or penalty or forfeiture.
(5) A person making a statement under this section shall be
legally bound to state the truth whether or not such statement is
made wholly or partly in answer to questions.
(6) A Drug Enforcement Officer examining a person under
subsection (3) shall first inform that person of the provisions of
subsections (4) and (5).
(7) A statement made by any person under this section shall,
whenever possible, be reduced into writing and, after it has been
read to the person in the language in which he made it and he has
been given an opportunity to make any corrections he may wish,
shall be signed by him or affixed with his thumbprint.
(8) When any Drug Enforcement Officer, any police officer not
below the rank of Inspector or any Senior Customs Officer has
reasonable cause to believe that an offence under this Act or any
regulation made thereunder has been or is being committed in any
premises or in connection with any business carried on in any
premises, he may at all reasonable times by himself or by some
other person accompanying him and acting under his instructions
and in his presence enter, search and examine such premises and
may inspect, remove and detain any substance reasonably believed
to be or to contain a poison, book, document, equipment, instrument,
material or any other article found therein which in his opinion
may furnish evidence of the commission of an offence under this
Act or any regulation made thereunder and may, in case of obstruction
or resistance, break open any outer or inner door of such premises
and any cupboard, chest, trunk, package or other receptacle and
by force if necessary, enter upon any part of such premises and
remove any obstruction to such entry, search and seizure and
detain any person found in such premises until the search has been
completed.
(9) Any police officer not below the rank of Inspector or any
Senior Customs Officer may, in the exercise of his powers under
subsection (8), arrest any person, being in such premises, in whose
possession such article may be found or who is reasonably suspected
by such officer to have concealed or deposited such article therein.
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(10) Any person who obstructs or impedes a Drug Enforcement
Officer in the performance of his duties under this Act or any
regulation made thereunder shall be guilty of an offence and shall
be liable to a fine not exceeding three thousand ringgit or to
imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or to both.
Penalties
32. (1) Any person who wilfully fails to keep any book required
to be kept under this Act or under any regulation made thereunder
or who wilfully fails to make in such book any entry required to
be made by any of this Act or of any regulation made thereunder
or who knowingly or recklessly makes any false entry in such
book which he knew to be false or which he did not believe to be
true shall be guilty of an offence and punishable by a fine not
exceeding five thousand ringgit or by imprisonment for a term not
exceeding two years or both.
(2) Any person guilty of an offence against this Act, for which
no other penalty is specifically provided by this Act or by any
regulations made thereunder, shall be punishable by a fine not
exceeding three thousand ringgit or by imprisonment for a term
not exceeding one year or both:
Provided that if the act or omission with which such person is
charged is in the opinion of the court of such a nature as to amount
to wilful default or culpable negligence, which endangered or was
likely to endanger human life, such person shall be liable, on
conviction, to a fine not exceeding five thousand ringgit or to
imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or both.
(3) Where a person charged with an offence against this Act or
of any regulation made thereunder is a body corporate every person
who, at the time of the commission of such offence, is a director
or officer of such body corporate may be charged jointly in the
same proceedings with such body corporate and where the body
corporate is convicted of the offence charged, every such director
or officer shall be deemed to be guilty of such offence unless he
proves that the offence was committed without his knowledge or
that he took reasonable precautions to prevent its commission.
(4) Any person who would have been liable under this Act or
of any regulation made thereunder to any penalty for anything
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personally, shall be liable to the same penalty if such thing has
been done or omitted by his partner, agent or servant, unless he
proves that he took reasonable precaution to prevent the doing or
omission of such thing.
(5) Any poison in respect of which an offence against this Act
has been committed shall be forfeited and delivered to the Director
General of Health for disposal.
(6) Every penalty or forfeiture imposed under this Act shall be
in addition to, and not in substitution for, any other penalty to
which the accused may be liable under any other law, and no
conviction under this Act shall be pleaded in any civil proceedings
in mitigation of damages claimed against the person convicted.
Sessions or Magistrate's Court, to have full jurisdiction over
offences against this Act
33.  A Sessions Court or a Court of a First Class Magistrate in
Peninsular Malaysia or a Sessions Court in the State of Sabah or
Sarawak shall have jurisdiction to hear and determine all prosecutions
under this Act and, notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained
in any other written law, a Sessions Court shall have power to
impose the full penalty or punishment provided by this Act.
Sanction to prosecute and conduct of prosecutions
34. (1) No prosecution shall be instituted under this Act or any
regulation made thereunder without the sanction in writing of the
Public Prosecutor.
(2) Prosecutions in respect of offences under this Act or any
regulation made thereunder may be conducted by any registered
pharmacist in the public service authorized in writing by the Public
Prosecutor.
Regulations
35. (1) The Minister may make regulations to carry out the purposes
of this Act and, in particular, but without prejudice to the generality
of the foregoing powers, may make regulations with respect to any
of the following matters or for any of the following purposes:
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(b) the manufacture of preparations containing poisons;
(c) the sale, whether by wholesale or retail, or the supply of
poisons, by or to any person or class of persons including--
(i) regulating or restricting the sale or supply of poisons
by persons licensed under this Act and prohibiting
the sale of any specified poison or class of poisons
by any class of such persons; and
(ii) dispensing with, or relaxing with respect to any
specified poison, any of the provisions contained
in this Act, or in any regulation made thereunder
relating to the sale of poisons;
(d) the storage, transport and labelling of poisons;
(e) the containers in which poisons may be sold or supplied;
(f) the addition to poisons of specified ingredients for the
purpose of rendering them readily distinguishable as
poisons;
(g) the compounding and dispensing of poisons;
(h) the period for which any books required to be kept for
the purposes of this Act are to be preserved;
(i) requiring persons in control of the manufacture of
pharmaceutical preparations containing poisons to be
registered pharmacists or persons possessing the prescribed
qualifications in chemistry;
(j) prescribing the coverings, stoppers and fastenings of and
the marks to be placed or made on or on the coverings
of or on the labels affixed to any vessel, bottle, case,
package, box or other receptacle or container whatsoever
in which any poison is kept, stored, sold or in any way
dealt with;
(k) providing exemption from the operation of this Act or of
any regulation made thereunder of such persons or classes
of persons as may seem expedient;
(l) prescribing the form of licences, registers and returns;
(m) fixing fees and exempting any person or body of persons
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(n) prescribing anything which may be prescribed under this
Act;
(o) the import, manufacture, possession, sale or use of lead
tetra ethyl, ethyl petrol or concentrated ethyl fluid;
(p) prescribing penalties not exceeding the penalties prescribed
in subsection 32(2) for contravention of any regulation
made under this section;
(q) the sale, whether by wholesale or retail, or the supply of
psychotropic substances by or to any person or class of
persons;
(r) t h e storage, transport and labelling of psychotropic
substances;
(s) the compounding, dispensing and mixing of psychotropic
substances;
(t) the import, export, manufacture, possession, purchase or
use of psychotropic substances;
(u) requiring persons in possession of psychotropic substances
to keep and maintain a register and prescribing the manner
in which the register should be maintained;
(v) prescribing the mode or the manner of disposal and sampling
of psychotrophic substances.
Confirmation of Regulations
(2) All regulations made by the Minister under this Act shall
be published in the Gazette and shall come into force on the date
of publication or on such other date as may be provided therein.
(3) All such regulations shall be laid as soon as conveniently
may be before the House of Representative and if a resolution of
the House of Representative is passed within the next three months
after any such regulation is laid before it that such regulation shall
be annulled as from a specified date such regulation shall be void
as from such date but without prejudice to the validity of anything
done under such regulation before such date or to the making of
a new regulation.
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APPENDIX
Amoebicides:
Carbarsone
Clioquinol and other halogenated hydroxyquinoline compounds
Dehydroemetine; its salts
Diloxanide; its compounds
Emetine
Metronidazole
Pentamidine; its salts
Anaesthetics:
Alphadolone acetate
Alphaxolone
Desflurane
Disoprofol
Enflurane
Ethyl ether
Etomidate; its salts
Halothane
Isoflurane
Ketamine; its salts
Local anaesthetics, the following; their salts; their
homologues and analogues; their molecular compounds
Amino-alcohols esterified with benzoic acid, phenylacetic
acid, phenylpropionic acid, cinnamic acid or the
derivatives of these acids; their salts
Benzocaine
Bupivacaine
Butyl aminobenzoate
Cinchocaine
Diperodon
Etidocaine
Levobupivacaine
Lignocaine
Mepivacaine
Orthocaine
Oxethazaine
Phenacaine
Phenodianisyl
Prilocaine
Ropivacaine
Phencyclidine; its salts
Propanidid
Sevoflurane
Tiletamine; its salts
Tribromoethanol
Analeptics and Central Stimulants:
Amiphenazole; its salts
Amphetamine (DD)
Bemegride
Cathine
Cathinone (DD)
Dimethoxybromoamphetamine (DOB) (DD)
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2, 5-Dimethoxy-4-ethylamphetamine (DOET) (DD)
Ethamivan
N-Ethylamphetamine; its salts
N-Ethyl MDA (DD)
N-Hydroxy MDA (DD)
Etryptamine (DD)
Fencamfamine
Fenetylline
Lefetamine or SPA or (-)-1-dimethylamino-1, 2-diphenylethane
Leptazol
Lobelia, alkaloids of
Meclofenoxate; its salts
Methamphetamine (DD)
Methcathinone (DD)
5-Methoxy-3, 4-methylenedioxyamphetamine (MMDA) (DD)
Methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA) (DD)
3, 4-Methylenedioxymetamphetamine (MDMA) (DD)
Methylphenidate; its salts
N-methyl-1-(3, 4-methylenedioxyphenyl)-2-butanamide (DD)
Nikethamide
Paramethoxyamphetamine (PMA) (DD)
Pemoline; its salts
Picrotoxin
Pipradrol; its salts
Prolintane; its salts
Pyrovalerone
Strychnine
3, 4, 5-Trimethoxyamphetamine (TMA) (DD)
Analgesics including antipyretic and anti-inflammatory agents:
Acetanilide; alkylacetanilides
Alclofenac
Amidopyrine; its salts
Azapropazone
Balsalazide disodium
Benzydamine; its salts
Bucolome
Bufexamac
Bumadizone; its salts
Buprenorphine; its salts
Butorphanol; its salts
Celecoxib
Cinchophen and other substances structurally derived from
4-quinolinecarboxylic acid unless specified elsewhere in the
List; their salts and esters
Dexmedetomidine, its salts
Dezocine
Diclofenac; its salts
Diflunisal
Dipyrone
Enphenamic acid; its salts
Ethoheptazine; its salts
Etodolac
Etoricoxib
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Glaphenine
Hydroxycinchoninic acid, derivatives of; their salts; their esters
Ibuprofen and other substances structurally derived from 2-phenylpropionic acid
Indomethacin; its salts
Isoxicam
Ketorolac Tromethamine
Lonazolac; its salts
Mefenamic acid; its salts; its esters; their salts
Meloxicam
Meptazinol; its salts
Mesalazine
Mofebutazone
Nabumetone
Nalbuphine; its salts
Naproxen; its salts
Nefopam; its salts
Niflumic acid
Oxyphenbutazone
Parecoxib Sodium
Pentazocine; its salts
Phenacetin
Phenazone
Phenazopyridine; its salts
Phenylbutazone; its salts
Primecrolimus
Piroxicam
Proglumetacin; its salts
Proquazone
Rizatriptan, it salts
Rofecoxib
Sulindac
Tenoxicam
Tiaprofenic acid
Tinoridine; its salts
Tolmetin; its salts
Tramadol; its salts
Valdecoxib
Zomepirac
Anorectics:
Amfepramone; its salts
Aminorex; its salts
Benzphetamine; its salts
Chlorphentermine; its salts
Fenfluramine; its salts
Fenproporex
Mazindol
4-Methylaminorex
Mefenorex
Phenbutrazate; its salts
Phendimetrazine; its salts
Phenmetrazine; its salts
Phentermine; its salts
Propylhexedrine; its salts
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Anthelmintics:
Antimony; its chlorides, oxides, sulphides, antimonates, antimonites; organic compounds of
antimony
Phenylene-1, 4-diisothiocyanate
Pomegranate, alkaloids of Santonin
Anti-alcoholic agents:
Calcium carbimide
Disulfiram
Anti-asthmatics:
Acepifylline
Aminophylline
Diprophylline; its compounds
Doxofyltine
Etofylline; its compounds
Formoterol; its salts
Montelukast
Salmeterol
Theophylline; its salts
Zafirlukast
Antibiotics:
Antibiotics, all substances of, their synthetic preparations; their salts
Avoparcin
Telithromycin
Ertapenem Sodium
Anticholinergics:
Atropine
Belladonna, alkaloids of
Benzhexol; its salts
Benztropine; its homologues; their salts
Bevonium; its salts
Biperiden; its salts
Brimonidine; its salts
Butinoline; its salts
Butropium; its salts
Camylofine; its salts
Caramiphen; its salts; except caramiphen edisylate
Chlorphenoxamine; its salts
Clidinium; its salts
Cyclopentolate; its salts
Cycrimine; its salts
Dicyclomine; its salts
Diethazine; its salts
Emepromium; its salts
Ethopropazine; its salts
Fenpipramide; its salts
Glimepiride
Glycopyrrolate
Homatropine
Ipratropium; its salts
Isopropamide; its salts
Itopride, its salts
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Loperamide; its salts
Methantheline; its salts
Methixene; its salts
Octamylamine
Oxybutynin; its salt
Oxyphencyclimine; its salts
Oxyphenonium; its salts
Pitofenone; its salts
Prifinium; its salts
Procyclidine; its salts
Propantheline; its salts
Solanaceous alkaloids unless specified elsewhere in this List
Tiemonium; its salts
Timepidium; its salts
Tolterodine
Tropicamide
Anticholinesterases:
Calabar bean, alkaloids of
Demecarium bromide
Distigmine; its salts
Donepezil; its salts
Dyflos
Ecothiopate iodide
Galantamine
Neostigmine; its salts
Physostigmine
Pyridostigmine; its salts
Rivastigmine; its salts
Tacrine; its salts
Anticonvulsants:
Beclamide
Carbamazepine
Ethosuximide
Gabapentin
Lamotrigine
Oxcarbazepine
Paramethadione
Phenacemide
Phenytoin and other substances structurally derived from hydantoin; their salts
Primidone
Tiagabine; its salts
Topiramate
Troxidone
Valproic acid; its salts
Vigabatrin
Antidepressants:
Amitriptyline; its salts
Butriptyline; its salts
Citalopram; its salts
Clofexamine; its salts
Clomipramine; its salts
Deanol; its salts
Desipramine; its salts
Dibenzepin; its salts
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Dothiepin; its salts
Doxepin; its salts
Escitaloprom
Fluoxetine; its salts
Fluvoxamine; its salts
Hydrazines, benzyl, phenethyl, phenoxyethyl; their alpha-methyl derivatives; acyl derivatives
of any of the foregoing substances comprised in this item; salts of any compound comprised
in this item
Imipramine; its salts
Iprindole; its salts
Iproclozide
Isocarboxazid
Lithium salts for therapeutic use
Lofepramine
Maprotiline; its salts
Mesocarb
Mianserin; its salts
Mirtazapine
Moclobemide
Nefazodone; its salts
Nialamide
Nomifensine; its salts
Nortriptyline; its salts
Paroxetin
Phenelzine; its salts
Protriptyline; its salts
Sertaline; its salts
Tianeptine, its salts
Trimipramine; its salts
Venlafaxine, its salts
Viloxazine; its salts
Antidiabetics:
Acarbose
Acetohexamide
Carbutamide
CBPU or Chlorbenzensulfonylpyrrolidinourea
Chlorpropamide; its salts
Glibenclamide
Glibornuride
Gliclazide
Glimepiride
Glipizide
Gliquidone; its salts
Glymidine; its salts
Insulin
Metahexamide
Metformin
Miglitol
Nateglinide
Phenformin
Repaglinide
Rosiglitazone; its salts
Tiotropium bromide
Tolbutamide; its salts
Tolcyclamide
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Antifungals and Antiprotozoals:
Amorolfine
Bifonazole
Chlormidazole; its salts
Clotrimazole
Econazole; its salts
Fenticonazole; its salts
Fluconazole
Flutrimazole; its salts
Isoconazole; its salts
Itraconazole
Ketoconazole
Miconazole; its salts
Natamycin
Nimorazole
Ornidazole
Oxiconazole
Secnidazole
Sertaconazole, its salts
Sulconazole, its salts
Tenonitrozole
Terbinafine; its salts
Terconazole
Tinidazole
Tioconazole
Voriconazole
Antihistamines:
Antihistamines, the following: their salts, their homologues and analogues, their molecular
compounds:
Acrivastine
Antazoline
Astemizole
Azatadine
Azelastine
Bamipine
Bromodiphenhydramine
Brompheniramine
Buclizine
Carbinoxamine
Cetirizine
Chlorcyclizine
Chlorpheniramine
Cinnarizine
Clemastine
Clemizole
Cyclizine
Cyproheptadine
3-Dibutylaminomethyl-4, 5, 6-trihydroxy-1-isobenzofuranone
Diphenhydramine
Diphenylpyraline
Doxylamine
Emedastine
Epinastine
Fexofenadine, its salts
Isothipendyl
Levocabastine
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Loratadine
Mebhydrolin
Meclozine
Mequitazine
Olapatadine
Phenindamine
Pheniramine
Phenyltoloxamine
Promethazine
Pyrrobutamine
Terfenadine
Thenalidine
Tolpropamine
Triprolidine
Substances being tetra-N-substituted derivatives of ethylenediamine and propylenediamine
Antihypertensives:
Alseroxylon
Befunolol; its salts
Benazepril; its salts
Betaxolol; its salts
Bethanidine; its salts
Bretylium; its salts
Bunazosin; its salts
Candesartan; its salts
Captopril
Carvedilol
Cilazapril
Clonidine; its salts
Debrisoquine; its salts
Delapril, its salts
Deserpidine; its salts
Diazoxide
Dihydrallazine; its salts
Doxazosin; its salts
Enalapril; its salts
Felodipine
Fosinopril; its salts
Guanethidine; its salts
Guanfacine; its salts
Hexamethonium; its salts
Hydrallazine; its salts
Imidapril HCI
Irbesartan
Ketanserin
Labetalol; its salts
Lacidipine
Lisinopril
Losartan; its salts
10-Methoxydeserpidine
Methyldopa
Minoxidil; its salts; its derivatives
Monoxidine
N-Methylephedrine camsylate
Nilvadipine
Nisoldipine
Nitrendipine
Pargyline; its salts
Pempidine; its salts
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Perindopril
Phentolamine; its salts
Prazosin; its salts
Quinapril
Ramipril
Rauwolfia, alkaloids of, including synthetic preparations
Rilmenidine; its salts
Syrosingopine
Telmisartan
Tertatolol
Terazosin, its salts
Todrazoline; its salts
Trimethaphan camsylate
Urapidil
Valsartan
Veratrum, alkaloids of
Antileprotics:
Clofazimine
Dapsone and other substances structurally derived therefrom; their salts
Thiambutosine
Antimalarials:
Artemether
Chloroquine; its salts
Hydroxychloroquine; its salts
Lymefantrine
Mefloquine; its salts
Primaquine; its salts
Proguanil; its salts
Pyrimethamine
Quinine; its salts
Antineoplastic agents and Immunosuppressants:
Aminopterine
Aminoglutethimide
Anastrozole
L-Asparaginase
Azathioprine; its salts
Basiliximab
Bicalutamide
Busulphan; its salts
Capecitabine
Carboplatin
Carmustine; its salts
Chlorambucil; its salts
Cisplatin
Cyclophosphamide; its salts
Cyclosporin
Cytarabine; its salts
Dacliximab
Docetaxel
Etanercept
Emestane
Fludarabine; its salts
Fluorouracil and other substances structurally derived from uracil
Formestane
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Gefitinib
Gemcitabine; its salts
Hydroxyurea
Idarubicin
Irinotecan; its salts
Leoprolide; its salts
Letrozole
Lomustine; its salts
Mannomustine; its salts
Megestrol Acetate
Mercaptopurine and other substances structurally derived therefrom; their salts
Methotrexate; its salts
Miltefosine
Mitopodozide; its salts
Mitoxantrone; its salts
Mustine and other substances structurally derived therefrom; their salts
Mycophenolic acid
Octreotide
Orthopterin
Oxaliplatin
Paclitaxel
Procarbazine; its salts
Rituximab
Semustine; its salts
Sirolimus
Streptozocin
Tacrolimus
Tamoxifen; its salts
Temozolomide
Teropterin
Thiotepa
Topotecan; its salts
Trastuzumab
Tretamine; its salts
Triaziquone
Trimetrexate
Trofosfamide
Vinca, alkaloids of, including synthetic preparations
Antiparkinsonism agents:
Benserazide; its salts
Carbidopa
Entacapone
Levodopa
Pergolide Mesylate
Pramipexole, its salts
Ropinirole
Selegiline; its salts
Tolcapone
Antithyroids:
Carbimazole; its salts
Methimazole; its salts
Paricalaitol
Thiouracil and other substances structurally derived therefrom
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Antitubercular agents:
p-Aminosalicyclic acid other substances structurally derived therefrom; their salts; their esters
Ethambutol; its salts
Ethionamide
Isoniazid; its salts
Prothionamide
Pyrazinamide
Thiacetazone
Thiocarlide; its salts
Antitussives:
Benproperine; its salts
Butamirate; its salts
Caramiphen edisylate
Carbetapentane; its salts
Chlophedianol; its salts
Cloperastine; its salts
Dextromethorphan; its salts
Destrophan; its salts
Dimethoxanate; its salts
Dropropizine
Isoaminile; its salts
Levodropizine, its salts
Noscapine
Pipazethate; its salts
Tipepidine Hybenzate
Zipeprol
Anti-ulcer agents:
Cimetidine; its salts
Famotidine
Lansoprazole
Nizatidine
Omeprazole
Pantoprazole; its salts
Rabeprazole; its salts
Ranitidine; its salts
Roxatidine
Antiviral agents:
Abacavir; its salts
Acyclovir
Amantadine and other substances structurally derived therefrom; their salts
Didanosine
Efavirenz
Famciclovir
Foscarnet Trisodium Hexahydrate
Ganciclovir
Hexakis zinc
Idoxuridine
Indinavir; its salts
Interferons
Lamivudine
Lopinavir
Methisazone
Methisoprinol
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Moroxydine; its salts
Nelfinavir
Nevirapine; its salts
Oseltamivir
Penciclovir
Ribavirin
Ritonavir
Saquinavir; its salts
Stavudine; its salts
Trifluridine
Valaciclovir; its salts
Vidarabine
Zalcitabine
Zidovudine
Cardio drugs:
Adenosine
Acebutolol; its salts
Alprenolol; its salts
Amrinone; its salts
Anistreplace
Atenolol; its salts
Bisoprolol fumarate
Bopindolol
Carteolol; its salts
Digitalis, glycosides of; other active principles of digitalis
Disopyramide; its salts
Dofetilide
Esmolol; its salts
Flecainide; its salts
Levobunolol; its salts
Metipranolol
Metoprolol; its salts
Mexiletine; its salts
Milrinone
Nadolol
Ouabain
Oxprenolol; its salts
Pindolol; its salts
Practolol; its salts
Procainamide; its salts
Profafenone; its salts
Propranolol; its salts
Quinidine; its salts
Sotalol; its salts
Strophanthus, glycosides of
Timolol; its salts
Tirofiban
Cholinergics:
Acetylcholine; its salts
Bethanechol; its salts
Carbachol
Jaborandi, alkaloids of
Methacholine; its salts
Pilocarpine
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Dermatological agents:
Acitretin
Adapalene
Azelaic acid
Calcipotriol
Calcitriol
Dithranol
Etretinate
Hydroquinone
Isotretinoin
Methoxsalen
Tretinoin
Trioxsalen
Diuretics:
Acetazolamide
Amiloride; its salts
Aminometradine
Amisometradine
Bumetanide
Chlormerodrine
Chlorothiazide and other substances structurally derived from benzothiadiazine
Chlorthalidone and other substances structurally derived from O-chlorbenzene sulphonamide
Cicletanine; its salts
Clopamide
Clorexolone
Ethacrynic acid; its salts
Frusemide
Indapamide
Metolazone
Quinethazone
Spironolactone
Torasemide
Triamterene
Xipamide
Emetics:
Apomorphine; its salts
Hallucinogens:
2-amino-1-(2, 5-dimethoxy-4-methyl) phenylpropane or STP or DOM (DD)
Bufotenine; its esters and ethers; their salts
DET or N, N-Diethyltryptamine; its salts (DD)
DMHP or 3-(1, 2-dimethylheptyl)-1-hydroxy-7, 8, 9, 10-tetra-hydro-6, 6, 9-trimethyl-6H-dibenzo
[b, d] pyran (DD)
DMT or N, N-Dimethyltryptamine; its salts (DD)
Eticyclidine or PCE; its salts (DD)
LSD or LSD-25 or (+)-N, N-diethyllysergamide or d-lysergic acid diethylamide (DD); its
derivatives (DD)
Mescaline or 3, 4, 5-trimethoxyphenethylamine; its salts (DD)
Parahexyl (DD)
Psilocine or Psilotsin; its salts (DD)
Psilocybine; its salts (DD)
Rolicyclidine or PHP or PCPY (DD)
STP or DOM or 2-amino-1-(2, 5-dimethoxy-4-methyl) phenylpropane (DD)
Tenocyclidine or TCP; its salts (DD)
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Hormones:
Corticotrophins, natural and synthetic
Cortisone, hydrocortisone; their derivatives, analogues and homologues; their salts
Drospirenone
Erythropoietin
Ganirelix
Hypothalamic Hormones and their synthetic analogues
Lutropin alfa (Recombinant human luteinising hormones)
Oxytocins, natural and synthetic
Pituitary gland, the active principles of, other than corticotrophins, oxytocins and vasopressins
Samatostatin
Sex Hormones-androgenic, oestrogenic and progestational, natural or synthetic, the following:
Benzoestrol
Derivatives of stilbene or naphthalene with oestrogenic activity; their salts
Steroid compounds with androgenic, oestrogenic or progestational activity; their esters
Thyroid gland, the active principles of; their salts
Tibolone
Toremifene, its salts
Vasopressins, natural and synthetic
Zacyclonol; its salts
Hypnotics and sedatives:
Acetylcarbromal
Apronalide
Barbituric acid and other substances structurally derived therefrom; their compounds; their salts
Brotizolam
Bromvaletone
Carbromal
Carbromide
Chloral, its condensation products; its addition products; their molecular compounds
Chlormethiazole; its salts
Ectylurea
Embutramide
Ethclorvynol
Ethinamate
Glutethimide
Hexapropymate
Mecloqualone
Methaqualone
Methylpentynol; its esters and other derivatives; their salts
Methyprylone
Paraldehyde
Pyrithyldione
Sulphonal; alkylsulphonals
Thalidomide
2, 2, 2-Trichloroethanol, esters of; their salts
Valepotriates
Zaleplon
Zolpidem; its salts
Zopiclone
Industrial and laboratory poisons:
Acetic anhydride
N-acetylanthranilic acid
Acetyl bromide
Acetyl chloride
Ammonia
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Anthranilic acid; its salts
Chloroform
Formaldehyde
Hydrochloric acid
Hydrofluoric acid
Isosafrole
Lysergic acid; its salts
3,4-methylenedioxy phenyl-2-propanone
Nitric acid
Nitrobenzene
Oxalic acid; metallic oxalates
Phenylacetic acid ; its salts
1-Phenyl-2-propanone
Piperidine
Piperonal
Potassium hydroxide
Potassium permanganate
Safrole
Sodium hydroxide
Sulphuric acid
Thionyl chloride
Muscle relaxants:
Alcuronium chloride
Alverine citrate
Atracurium; its salts
Baclofen; its salts
Benzoquinonium chloride
Carisoprodol
Chlorzoxazone
Cisatracurium besylate
Curare, alkaloids of
Dantrolene; its salts
Decamethonium; its salts
Eperisone; its salts
Fazadinium bromide
Gallamine; its salts; its quarternary compounds
Hexacarbacholine bromide
Hexafluoronium bromide
Idrocilamide
Laudexium; its salts
Mebeverine; its salts
Mebezonium iodide
Mephenesin; its esters
Metaxalone
Methocarbamol
Mivacurium; its salts
Orphenadrine; its salts
Pancuronium bromide
Papaverine
Pipoxolon; its salts
Promoxolane
Rocuronium; its salts
Styramate
Suxamethonium; its salts
Tolperison; its salts
Tubocurarine; its salts
Thiocolchicoside
Vecuronium; its salts
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Narcotics:
Narcotic substances, the following: their isomers (whenever the existence of such isomers is
possible within the specific chemical designation); their salts; their esters and ethers (whenever
the existence of such esters or ethers is possible); salts of their esters and ethers:
(DD)
Acetorphine
(DD)
Acetyl-alpha-methyl-fentanyl
(DD)
Acetyldihydrocodeine
(DD)
Acetylmethadol
(DD)
Alfentanil
(DD)
Allylprodine
(DD)
Alphacetylmethadol
(DD)
Alphameprodine
(DD)
Alphamethadol
(DD)
Alpha-methylfentanyl
(DD)
Alpha-methylthiofentanyl
(DD)
Alphaprodine
(DD)
Anileridine
(DD)
Benzethidine
(DD)
Benzylmorphine
(DD)
Beta-hydroxyfentanyl
(DD)
Beta-hydroxy-3-methylfentanyl
(DD)
Betacetylmethadol
(DD)
Betameprodine
(DD)
Betamethadol
(DD)
Betaprodine
(DD)
Bezitramide
(DD)
4-bromo-2, 5-dimethoxyphenethylamine (2C-B)
(DD)
Cannabis, its resin, extracts and tinctures of; cannabin tannate
(DD)
Clonitazene
(DD)
Coca, alkaloids of
(DD)
Cocaine
(DD)
Codeine
(DD)
Codoxime
(DD)
Desomorphine
(DD)
Dextromoramide
(DD)
Dextropropoxyphene
(DD)
Diampromide
(DD)
Diethylthiambutene
(DD)
Difenoxin
(DD)
Dihydrocodeine
(DD)
Dihydroetorphine
(DD)
Dihydromorphine
(DD)
Dimenoxadol
(DD)
Dimepheptanol
(DD)
Dimethylthiambutene
(DD)
Dioxaphetyl butyrate
(DD)
Diphenoxylate
(DD)
Dipipanone
(DD)
Drotebanol
(DD)
Ecgonine
(DD)
Ethylmethylthiambutene
(DD)
Ethylmorphine
(DD)
Etonitazene
(DD)
Etorphine
(DD)
Etoxeridine
(DD)
Fentanyl
(DD)
Furethidine
(DD)
Gamma hydroxybutric acid (GHB)
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Heroin or diacetylmorphine
(DD)
Hydrocodone
(DD)
Hydromorphinol
(DD)
Hydromorphone
(DD)
Hydroxypethidine
(DD)
Isomethadone
(DD)
Ketobemidone
(DD)
Levomethorphan
(DD)
Levomoramide
(DD)
Levophenacylmorphan
(DD)
Levorphanol
(DD)
Metazocine
(DD)
Methadone
(DD)
Methadone-Intermediate
(DD)
Methyldesorphine
(DD)
Methyldihydromorphine
(DD)
3-methylfentanyl
(DD)
4-Methylthioamphetamine (4-MTA)
(DD)
3-methylthiofentanyl
(DD)
1-methyl-4-phenyl-4-piperidinol propionate (MPPP)
(DD)
Metopon
(DD)
Moramide-Intermediate
(DD)
Morpheridine
(DD)
Morphine
(DD)
Morphine methobromide and other pentavalent nitrogen morphine derivatives, including
in particular the morphine-N-oxide derivatives, one of which is Codeine-N-oxide
(DD)
Morphine-N-oxide
(DD)
Myrophine
(DD)
Nicocodine
(DD)
Nicodicodine
(DD)
Nicomorphine
(DD)
Noracymethadol
(DD)
Norcodeine
(DD)
Norlevorphanol
(DD)
Normethadone
(DD)
Normorphine
(DD)
Norpipanone
(DD)
Opium
(DD)
Oxycodone
(DD)
Oxymorphone
(DD)
Para-flurofentanyl
(DD)
Pethidine
(DD)
Pethidine-Intermediate A
(DD)
Pethidine-Intermediate B
(DD)
Pethidine-Intermediate C
(DD)
Phenadoxone
(DD)
Phenampromide
(DD)
Phenazocine
(DD)
1-phenethyl-4-phenyl-4-piperidinol acetate (PEPAP)
(DD)
Phenomorphan
(DD)
Phenoperidine
(DD)
Pholcodine
(DD)
Piminodine
(DD)
Piritramide
(DD)
Proheptazine
(DD)
Properidine
(DD)
Propiram
(DD)
Racemethorphan
(DD)
Racemoramide
(DD)
Racemorphan
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Sufentanil
(DD)
Thebacon
(DD)
Thebaine
(DD)
Thiofentanyl
(DD)
Tilidine
(DD)
Trimeperidine
Narcotic antagonists:
Diacetylnalorphine; its salts
Levallorphan; its salts
Nalorphine; its salts
Naloxone; its salts
Naltrexone; its salts
Sulphonamides:
Sulphonamides; their salts, derivatives
Sympathomimetic amines:
Adrenaline and other substances structurally derived from Phenethylamine by substitution in
the aliphatic part or by ring closure therein (or by both substitution and closure) or by substitution
in the aromatic ring, with or without substitution in the nitrogen atom unless otherwise specified
elsewhere in the List or both; any salt of any substance falling within this item
Ephedra, alkaloids of, including synthetic preparations
Fenoxazoline; its salts
Indanazoline; its salts
Naphazoline; its salts
Oxymetazoline; its salts
Procaterol; its salts
Rimiterol; its salts
Tetrahydrozoline; its salts
Xylometazoline; its salts
Thrombolytics/Fibrinolytics:
Alteplase
Drofrecogin alfa (Recombinant human activated Protein C)
Streptokinase
Tenecteplase
Urokinase
Tranquillisers:
Amilsulpride
Azacyclonol; its salts
Benactyzine; its salts
Benzoctamine; its salts
Benzquinamide
Buspirone; its salts
Captodiamine; its salts
Chlormezanone
Chlorprothixene and other substances structurally derived from 9-methylenethiaxanthene; their
salts
Clobazam
Clotiazepam
Clothiapine
Clozapine
Cyclarbamate
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Diazepam and other substances structurally derived from 1, 4-benzodiazepine; their salts,
unless specified elsewhere in the List
Emylcamate
Fluanisone; its salts
Flunitrazepam; its salts
Haloperidol and other substances structurally derived from butyrophenones; their salts
Hydroxyphenamate
Hydroxyzine; its salts
Mebutamate
Meprobamate
Nimetazepam; its salts
Olanzapine
Pecazine; its salts
Phenaglycodol
Phenothiazine and other substances structurally derived from it; their salts; except
Dimethoxanate, its salts and Promethazine, its salts and molecular compounds
Phenprobamate
Pimozide
Prothipendyl; its salts
Risperidone
Sulpiride
Sultopride
Tiapride; its salts
Tetrabenazine; its salts
Tybamate
Ziprasidona Hydrocchloride Menohydrate
Zolzepam
Uricosuric agents:
Allopurinol
Benzbromarone
Colchicine
Probenecid
Sulphinpyrazone
Zoxazolamine; its salts
Vaccines and other Immunological Products:
Vaccines, sera, toxoids, antitoxins, antigens and immuneglobulins for human use
Vasodilators:
Adenosine; its salts
Amiodarone; its salts
Amyl nitrite
Bencyclane; its salts
Bepridil; its salts
Betahistine; its salts
Buflomedil; its salts
Diltiazem; its salts
Dipyridamole
Erythrityl tetranitrate
Flunarizine; its salts
Glyceryl trinitrate
Hexobendine; its salts
Inositol nicotinate
Isosorbide dinitrate
Isosorbide mononitrate
Isradipine
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Mannityl hexanitrate
Molsidomin
Naftidrofuryl acid oxalate
Nicardipine; its salts
Nifedipine
Pentaerythritol tetranitrate
Pentoxifylline
Piribedil
Prenylamine; its salts
Sildenafil; its salts
Tadalafil
Trapidil
Trimetazidine; its salts
Verapamil; its salts
Vardenafil
Xanthinol nicotinate
Miscellaneous:
Abciximab
Acarbose
Aconite, alkaloids of
Adefovir, Dipivoxil
Alendronic acid, its salts
Alfuzosin; its salts
Allergens (in test kits)
Amifostin, its salts; it esters
Anagrelide
Anticoagulant substances including heparin and other substances structurally derived from
coumarin and phenindione unless specified elsewhere in the List
Apraclonidine; its salts
Aprepitant
Aprotinin
Arsenic, its organic and inorganic compounds
Atorvastatin calcium
Atosiban
Barium, salts of
Becaplermin
Bimatorprost
Bismuth; its salts
Bleomycin; its salts
Boric acid and Sodium borate
Brinzolamide
Bromides, inorganic and Ammonium bromide, for therapeutic use
Bromocriptine; its salts
Brucine
Cabergolide
Caffeine
Calcitonin
Calcium dobesilate
Calcium polysterene
Cantharidin; cantharides; cantharidates
Carbazochrome Sodium Sulphonate
Carbenoxolone; its salts
Carfentanil citrate
Carperidine; its salts
Cerivastatin; its salts
Cetrorelix
Chenodeoxycholic acid
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Cisapride
Cholestyramine
Clodronate disodium
Clofibrate and other substances structurally derived therefrom; their salts and esters
Clomiphene; its salts
Clopidogrel
Colfosceril; its esters
Coniine
Cotarnine
Creosote, obtained from wood
Cucurbitacin; its derivatives
Cyclofenil
Cyproterone acetate
Cysteamine; its salts
Danazol
Deferiprone
Desferrioxamine
Digitalis antitoxin
Dimethyl-4,4'-dimethoxy, 5, 6, 5', 6'-dimethylenedioxy-biphenyl-2, 2'-dicarboxylate (DDB); its
derivatives
Dinitrocresols; their salts
Dinitronaphthols
Dinitrophenols
Dinitrothymols
Disodium clodronate
Dithienylallylamines, dithienylalkylamines; their salts
Dolasetron Mesylate
Domperidone
Dorzolamide; its salts
Drotaverine; its salts
Dutasteride
Elaterin
Eptifibatide
Ergot, alkaloids of
Ethylidene diacetate
Etidronate disodium
Fenofibrate
Finastretide
Flavoxate; its salts
Flucytosine
Flumazenil
Fluorides, alkali; organofluorides
Flutamide
Fluvastatin; its salts
Fondaparinux sodium
Fractionated blood products (plasma proteins obtained through a chemical manufacturing process
for use on patients)
Furazolidone
Gangliosides; its salts
Gelsemium, alkaloids of 8-[N-(2-hydroxyethyl) methylamino]-1, 3, 7-trimethylxanthine
Gemfibrozil
Gestrinone
Glucagon; its salts
Granisetron; its salts
Hemin; its easters
Hydrogen cyanide; metal cyanides other than ferrocyanides and ferricyanides
Imatinib
Imiquimod
Iobitridol
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Iodine
Iomeprol
Ketotifen
Lanreotide; its salts
Latanoprost
Lead acetate; compounds of lead with acids from fixed oils
Lead tetraethyl
Leflunomide; its salts
Lenograstim
Levamisole; its salts
Levosimendan
Lodoxamide tromethamine
Lovastatin
Lung phospholipid
Lysuride; its salts
Meglumine; its salts
Melatonin
Memantine
Mercury; its oxides; its inorganic and organic compounds unless specified elsewhere in the List
Mesalazine
Metergoline
Methyl bromide
Metoclopramide; its salts
Metyrapone; its salts
Mitragynine, alkoloids of
Nalidixic acid
Naratriptan; its salts
Nedocromil sodium
Nicergoline; its salts
Nicotine
Nifuroxazide
Nitrofurans
Nitrophenols, ortho, meta and para
Nux Vomica, alkaloids of
Ondansetron; its salts
Oprelvekin
Orlistat
Palivizumab
Pamidronate disodium
Penicillamine; its salts
Phenols (any member of the series of phenols of which the first member is phenol and of which
the molecular composition varies from member to member by one atom of carbon and two atoms
of hydrogen); compounds of phenol with a metal
Phosphorus yellow or white
Picric acid
Pipermidic acid, its salts
Piper methysticum
Piracetam
Pirenzepine; its salts
Pirfenoxone; its salts
Pizotifen; its salts
Polymethylene bistrimethylammonium salts
Pravastatin
Probucol
Procyanidolic oligomers
Proglumide
Prostaglandins and its synthetic derivatives; their salts; their esters
Pyridinol carbamate
Quebracho, alkaloids of
Quetiapine; its salts
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Quinagolide; its salts
Racecadotril
Ractopamine
Radium and other radioactive substances for therapeutic use
Ranitidine bismuth citrate
Recombinant - Methionyl Human granulocyte - colony Stimulating factor
Retinol; its esters
Risedronate; its salts
Rosoxacin
Rosuvastatin
Sabadilla, alkaloids of
Savin, oil of
Selenium sulphide
Sermoreline GRF
Sibutramine hydrochloride
Simvastatin
Sodium cromoglycate
Sparteine; its salts
Stavesacre, alkaloids of
Sumatriptan
Tegaserod
Thallium, salts of
Thiomersal
Ticlopidine
Tiludronic acid; its salts
Tranexamic acid
Travoprost
Tribenoside
Triflusal
Trimebutine; its salts
Tropisetron; its salts
L-Tryptophan
Ursodeoxycholic acid
Valganciclovir
Veralipride
Verteporfin
Warfarin; its salts
Yohimba, alkaloids of
Zinc p-phenol sulphonate
Zolazepam
Zolmitriptan
Zoledronic acid; its salts
NOTE - (DD) refers to substances which are also controlled under the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952
(Act 234)
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[Sections 2 and 7]
Articles and Preparations exempted from the provisions of this Act:
machine-spread plasters (whose only poisonous content is lead)
surgical dressings
adhesives
antifouling compositions
builders materials
ceramics
distempers
electrical valves
enamels
explosives
fillers
photographic paper
plastics
printers inks
rubber
fireworks
glazes
glue
lacquer solvents
lead pencils
loading materials
marking inks
matches
motor lubricants and fuels
paints (other than pharmaceutical paints)
pigments
polishes
propellants
varnishes
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THIRD SCHEDULE
[Section 30]
PSYCHOTROPIC SUBSTANCES
1.
Amfepramone
Aminorex
Barbituric acid and other substances structurally derived therefrom; their
compounds
Benzphetamine
Brotizolam
Buprenorphine
Cathine
Clobazam
Clotiazepam
Diazepam and other substances structurally derivated from 1, 4-
benzodiazepine except flumazenil, flunitrazepam, nimetazepam and
pirenzepine
Ethchlorvynol
Ethilamphetamine
Fencamfamin
Fenetylline
Fenproporex
Glutethimide
Lefetamine
Mazindol
Mecloqualone
Mefenorex
Meprobamate
Mesocarb
Methaqualone
Methylphenidate
Methyprylone
Mitragynine
Pemoline
Pentazocine
Phencyclidine
Phendimetrazine
Phenmetrazine
Phentermine
Pipradrol
Propylhexedrine
Pyrovalerone
Zipeprol
Zolazepam
Zolpidem
Zopiclone
2.
The salts of the substances specified in paragraph 1 of this Schedule wherever
the existence of such salts is possible.
3.
Any preparation, solution, compound, mixture of product containing one
or more of the substances specified in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Schedule.
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POISONS ACT 1952
LIST OF AMENDMENTS
Amending law
Short title
In force from
Ord. 24/1956
The Poisons (Amendment)
22-08-1956
Ordinance 1956
L.N. 332/1958
Federal Constitution
13-11-1958
(Modification of Laws)
(Ordinances and
Proclamations) Order 1958
L.N. 234/1961
Poisons List Order 1961
20-07-1961
Act 15/1964
Poisons (Amendment) Act
01-06-1964
1964
P.U. (A) 459/1970
Poisons List Order 1970
01-01-1971
P.U. (B) 504/1972
Titles of Office--Notification
22-12-1972
P.U. (A) 95/1974
Poisons List (Amendment)
22-03-1974
Order 1974
P.U. (A) 192/1974
The Poisons List (Amendment)
31-05-1974
Order 1974 (Corrigendum)
Act 160
Malaysian Currency (Ringgit)
29-08-1975
Act 1975
P.U. (A) 391/1975
Poisons List (Amendment)
28-11-1975
Order 1975
Act 149
Pesticides Act 1974
15-04-1975;
01-12-1976;
01-02-1981;
01-09-1988
P.U. (A) 138/1976
Poisons List (Amendment)
07-05-1976
Order 1976
P.U. (A) 70/1978
Poisons List Order 1977
10-03-1978
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Amending law
Short title
In force from
P.U. (A) 157/1978
Modification of Laws
01-06-1978
(Dangerous Drugs and
Poisons) (Extension and
Modification) Order 1978
P.U. (A)