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SOP for cleaning of bung processor cum steam sterilizer.

  • Objective:
  • To lay down a procedure for cleaning of Bung processor cum steam sterilizer.
  • Scope:
  • This SOP is applicable for cleaning of Bung Processor Cum Steam Sterilizer for Production dry powder Injection.
  • Responsibility:
  • Production operator / technician – responsible for cleaning of bung processor cum steam sterilizer.
  • Production officer / Executive – to ensure that cleaning of bung processor cum steam sterilizer is carried out as per SOP.
  • Accountability:
  • Production Head shall be accountable for the compliance of SOP.
  • Abbreviations:
  • SOP : Standard Operating Procedure.
  • S. S.: Stainless steel.
  • Procedure:
  • Cleaning of Bung Processor Cum Steam Sterilizer is to be done before starting the day’s first sterilization cycle and if required in between the other cycles.
  • Cleaning of Bung Processor Cum Steam Sterilizer shall be done from the equipment washing & sterilization room side only.
  • Ensure that the cooling area side door is closed.
  • Open the equipment washing & sterilization room side door by pressing push button switch provided on the control panel.
  • Clean the Bung Processor Cum Steam Sterilizer chamber and door gasket with the help of a lint free duster soaked in Purified Water.
  • Clean the outer surface of Bung Processor Cum Steam Sterilizer body with a lint free duster soaked in Purified Water followed by dry moping with lint free duster.
  • Clean the trolleys and carriages with lint free duster soaked in Purified Water everyday before loading into the sterilizer.
  • Clean the SS perforated boxes with Purified Water everyday before use.
  • Clean the pipelines from outside with lint free duster soaked in Purified Water at least once in a month.
  • Dismantle the condensate drain line and steam trap and flush with Purified Water once in every month.
  • Record the details of cleaning operation in the operation and cleaning record as per SOP  and get it checked by concerned Supervisor / Officer.
  • Note:Cleaning with wet lint free duster should not be done before taking the cycle for vacuum leak test. If at all cleaning is necessary before vacuum leak test, only dry lint free duster should be used.
  • Forms and Records (Annexures)
  • Not Applicable
  • Distribution
  • Master copy –  Quality Assurance
  • Controlled copies- Quality Assurance, Production, Quality Control
  • History
    Date Revision Number
    Reason for Revision
    00 New SOP

 

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