SOP on Cleaning of Rotary Tablet counter

on Cleaning of Rotary Tablet counter




Objective : To describe cleaning procedure for rotary tablet 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: Isoprpyl alcohol (70%v/v)

Mops / lint free cloth




Remove any visible materials from the tablet counter
with the help of a jet of compressed air.

Dismantle the counter plate from its holder plate.

Clean the counter plate and its holder plate with a
dry lint free cloth.

Again clean both with the help of wet mop soaked in
purified water and squeezed.

Mop the plates with 70% v/v Isopropyl alcohol and
allow them to dry in air.

Reassemble the counter plate on the holder plate.

After getting authorization from QC Chemist, put a
label “Cleaned” or “Ready for use”.






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