SOP on Cleaning of Capsule Polishing Machine

 

SOP
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.

 

Materials &
Equipment :

1.     
Cleaning agent: Teepol or liquid soap.

2.     
Mops / brush / lint free cloth

 

Procedure

 

(1)  
Dismantle the parts like brush, plate, hopper etc.
and place them in a plastic tub.

(2)  
Take the dismantled parts to washing area and clean
them with 10 liters of boiled tap water and drain the washings.

(3)  
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
mopping.

(4)  
Wash all the dismantled parts by running tap water
for 10 minutes.

(5)  
Wash all the dismantled parts with 5 liters of
purified water.

(6)  
Finally rinse all the parts with previously boiled
purified water and drain it completely.

(7)  
Let all the parts dry in air, take a clearance from
Quality Control and reassemble in the reverse order of dismantling.

(8)  
Put a label “Cleaned” or “Ready for use”.

 

 

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