SOP on Cleaning of In-process Containers

on Cleaning of In-process Containers



Objective : To describe cleaning procedure for
In-process Containers.



To ensure that the In-process Containers are clean and free from any starting
materials of  previous batch or product


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

Plastic / SS tub




All used in-process containers are returned to
washing area.

Remove the polythene bags of previous product.

Wash all in-process containers with running tap
water using a scrubber.

Prepare a Teepol solution (10ml à 10 liters water)
or liquid-soap (50gm
à 5 liters water) and clean the surfaces of in-process containers by

Wash in-process containers by running tap water for
5minutes and drain the washings. Repeat the procedure for another 5 minutes and
again drain the washings.

Finally rinse in-process containers with purified
water and drain it completely.

Let all in-process containers dry in air or dry with
a clean lint free cloth and cover with lids.

Transfer clean in-process containers to
manufacturing area for use in next batch or product.




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