SOP on Cleaning of Utensils

on Cleaning of Utensils




Objective : To describe cleaning procedure for 



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: Teepol or liquid soap.

Mops / brush / lint free cloth

Plastic  / SS




Keep the utensil(s) in a Plastic / SS tub containing
10 liters of boiled tap water.

(Note: If the capacity of utensil is
more than 10 liters, fill the boiled tap water in it).

Remove any visible material from the surfaces of
utensil(s) with the help of nylon brush 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 utensil(s) by mopping.

Wash the utensil with running tap water for 10
minutes and drain the washings.

Wash the utensil with 10 liters of purified water
and drain the washings.

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

Let it dry in air or dry with a clean lint free

Keep the cleaned utensil (s) in the cabinet earmark
for cleaned utensils.







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