SOP on Cleaning of Roll Compactor Machine

on Cleaning of Roll Compactor Machine


Objective : To describe cleaning procedure for roll
compactor 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 :

Cleaning agent: Teepol or liquid soap.

Mops / brush / lint free cloth



Remove visible material from the machine with the
help of a jet of compressed air.

Dismantle the hopper, rod and outlet tray and place
in a plastic tub.

Take all the dismantled parts to washing area and
clean them with 20 liters of boiled tap water and drain the washings.

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

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

Wash all the dismantled parts with 10 liters of
purified water.

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

Send the wash water for analysis of residual active
ingredients of previous product.

Let all the machine parts dry in air or dry with a
clean lint free cloth & reassemble in the reverse order of dismantling.

Put a label “Cleaned” or “Ready for use”.




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