on Cleaning of Capsules / Tablets Counter
Objective : To describe cleaning procedure for
capsules / tablets counter.
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.
& Equipment :
Cleaning agent: Teepol or liquid soap.
Mops / brush / lint free cloth
Place the Capsules/Tablets counter in a plastic tub
and add 5 liters of boiled tap water.
Remove any visible material from surfaces of the
counter with the help of a brush or scrubber and drain the water.
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.
Wash the counter with running tap water for 5
Wash the counter with 5 liters of purified water.
Finally rinse with previously boiled purified water.
Let the equipment dry in air or dry with a clean
lint free cloth.
Keep the counter in the cupboard earmark for clean