SOP on Disposal of Rejected Materials

SOP on Disposal of Rejected Materials
1.0 Purpose: This SOP describes the method for disposal of rejected materials.
2.0 Scope: This SOP applies to stores staff & production staff.
3.0 Responsibility:  It is the responsibility of the Production Manager to ensure that the procedure is followed.
4.0 Materials and Equipment: 
 Effluent treatment plant
5.0 Procedure:
5.01 A rejected material may be:
a. Which does not confirm to the stipulated standard(s).
b. Rejection during processing or storage.
c. Finished product which fails to meet the specifications. 
5.02 All the rejected materials should be labeled for identity and paste a red sticker ‘Rejected’ on the containers.
5.03 Keep all the rejected materials at the place ear marked for rejected goods.
5.04 The rejected raw materials are returned to the supplier.
5.05 The rejected printed packaging materials are destroyed.
5.06 The rejected drug materials and products are disposed off as per SOP (handling of expired goods).