SOP on Sampling Equipment

The purpose of this Standard Operating Procedure to lay down a procedure for cleaning of sampling equipment.

This SOP is applicable to describe the procedure of cleaning of Sampling Equipment in Quality Control Department at manufacturing facility of Pharmaceutical Industry.

PROCEDURE:

For Spoons :

Clean the sampling devices with Purified water to remove adhering material.

Finally rinse with purified water.

Check the cleanliness physically and clean again if it is necessary.

Dry it with compressed air.

Put the clean and dried equipment with proper wrap, with clean status label and keep it at appropriate place.

For sampling pipettes (Glass):

Clean the Glass sampling device with Purified water to remove adhering material and rinse.

Finally rinse with purified water.

Check the cleanliness physically and clean again if it is necessary.

Keep the washed tubes for draining on the stand meant for the same.

After the tubes are dried, wrap with clean status label and keep it at appropriate place.

For sampling Rods (Stainless Steel):

Clean the sampling rods with Purified water to remove obvious adhering particles.

Finally rinse with purified water.

Check the cleanliness physically and clean again if required.

Wrap with clean status label and dried equipment in a polybag & keep it in appropriates place.

After cleaning maintain the Cleaning Record of Sampling Equipment as per Annexure-I.

After cleaning the sampling tools can be used within 72 hours.

TRAINING:

As per Employee Training SOP

DISTRIBUTION:

As per SOP  ON SOP

ANNEXURE:

Annexure-I                  :  Cleaning Record of Sampling Equipment

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