Kuala Lumpur Post


Legal action against unauthorised dealers : NEOSCIENCE

Kuala Lumpur, 4 June 2021- NEOSCIENCE SDN BHD, as exclusive authorized legal representative/distributor/importer of SD BIOSENSOR INC (KOREA), would like to inform the public on a social media post / e-mail / phone calls / mobile apps that has been circulating from unauthorized dealers or unscrupulous companies that are offering SD BIOSENSOR, STANDARD Q COVID-19 Saliva Antigen in a “One Test Individual Packaging” at a very high price.

According to Vinny Len Commercial Director (SD Biosensor),NeoscienceNEOSCIENCE SDN BHD and SD BIOSENSOR would like to clarify that the STANDARD Q COVID-19 Saliva Antigen (Packaging: 25 Tests/Kit) is for professional use only at this moment. The individual packaging Standard Q COVID-19 Antigen for self-testing is only available in South Korea.

The test device in individual packaging is the same as the 25Tests/Kit device, the only different is an additional saliva collection cup.

NEOSCIENCE SDN BHD understand public awareness for COVID-19 Saliva Antigen test kit developed by SD BIOSENSOR is increasing rapidly however, any change in packaging would need to submit notification to MDA for review and approval before we can commercialize the item.

Therefore, the “One Test Individual Packaging” of Standard Q COVID-19 Saliva Antigen that are circulating at social media and online shopping platforms are deemed illegal because it is unpacked and repacked in an unclean and uncertified environment.

NEOSCIENCE SDN BHD urge the public to disregard such scam and approach us for clarification.

NEOSCIENCE SDN BHD have already made a police report on 3rd June 2021 and informed the Medical Device Authority (MDA) on this matter. The intention of SD BIOSENSOR to develop STANDARD Q COVID-19 Saliva Antigen test is to provide additional testing aids to make SARS-CoV-2 testing less expensive, less invasive, less painful, and ease of use to help in this COVID-19 pandemic.

All the appointed authorized dealers by NEOSCIENCE who distribute or supply STANDARD Q COVID-19 Saliva Antigen to medical professionals are registered with MDA establishment licence. The distribution of this medical device to the general public is strictly prohibited.

NEOSCIENCE SDN BHD will not hesitate to take legal action against individuals or groups who organize such illegal schemes using the name, data performance and product of NEOSCIENCE and SD BIOSENSOR.