SOP on Cleaning of Capsules / Tablets Counter

SOP
on Cleaning of Capsules / Tablets Counter

 

 

Objective : To describe cleaning procedure for
capsules / tablets counter.

 

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)   
Place the Capsules/Tablets counter in a plastic tub
and add 5 liters of boiled tap water.

(2)   
Remove any visible material from surfaces of the
counter with the help of a brush or scrubber and drain the water.

(3)   
Prepare a Teepol solution (10ml à 10 liters water)
or liquid-soap (50gm
à 5 liters water) and clean the surfaces of the counter by mopping.

(4)   
Wash the counter with running tap water for 5
minutes.

(5)   
Wash the counter with 5 liters of purified water.

(6)   
Finally rinse with previously boiled purified water.

(7)   
Let the equipment dry in air or dry with a clean
lint free cloth.

(8)   
Keep the counter in the cupboard earmark for clean
equipment.

 


 

 

 

 

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