on Cleaning of Capsule Polishing Machine
Objective : To describe cleaning procedure
for capsule polishing machine.
Scope : To ensure that
the equipment is clean and free from any starting materials of previous batch
or product residues.
Responsibility : 1.It is the responsibility of
operating staff to clean the equipment.
2. Production Chemist to ensure that
procedure is followed.
Cleaning agent: Teepol or liquid soap.
Mops / brush / lint free cloth
Dismantle the parts like brush, plate, hopper etc.
and place them in a plastic tub.
Take the dismantled parts to washing area and clean
them with 10 liters of boiled tap water and drain the washings.
Prepare a Teepol solution (10ml à 10 liters water)
or liquid-soap (50gm à 5 liters water) and clean the surfaces of all the dismantled parts by
Wash all the dismantled parts by running tap water
for 10 minutes.
Wash all the dismantled parts with 5 liters of
Finally rinse all the parts with previously boiled
purified water and drain it completely.
Let all the parts dry in air, take a clearance from
Quality Control and reassemble in the reverse order of dismantling.
Put a label “Cleaned” or “Ready for use”.