SOP on Cleaning of Scoops, Scrappers & Spoons

SOP
on Cleaning of Scoops, Scrappers & Spoons

 

 

Objective : To describe  cleaning procedure for  scoops, scrappers and spoons.

 

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 :

1.     
Cleaning agent: Teepol or liquid soap, Isopropyl
alcohol (70%v/v).

2.     
Mops / brush / lint free cloth

 

Procedure

 

(1)  
As soon as the materials are dispensed from the
stores, the dispensing equipment are transferred to tub earmark for used
dispensing equipment.

(2)  
Take all the used dispensing equipment to washing
area and clean with 5 liters of boiled tap water.

(3)  
Prepare a Teepol solution (10ml à 10 liters water)
or liquid-soap (50gm
à 5 liters water) and clean the surfaces by a nylon brush or mopping.

(4)  
Wash the surfaces of the dispensing equipment by
running tap water for 5 minutes and drain the washings.

(5)  
Wash the surfaces of the dispensing equipment by
using previously boiled purified water and drain the washings.

(6)  
Mop the dispensing equipment’s with 70% v/v
Isopropyl alcohol; let them dry in air or dry with lint free cloth and keep the
cleaned equipment in the cupboard earmarked for “Cleaned” equipment.

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