SOP on Cleaning of In-process Containers

SOP
on Cleaning of In-process Containers

 

 

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

 

Scope
:

To ensure that the In-process Containers are 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

3.     
Plastic / SS tub

 

Procedure

 

(1)  
All used in-process containers are returned to
washing area.

(2)  
Remove the polythene bags of previous product.

(3)  
Wash all in-process containers with running tap
water using a scrubber.

(4)  
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
mopping.

(5)  
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.

(6)  
Finally rinse in-process containers with purified
water and drain it completely.

(7)  
Let all in-process containers dry in air or dry with
a clean lint free cloth and cover with lids.

(8)  
Transfer clean in-process containers to
manufacturing area for use in next batch or product.

 

 

 

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