SOP for cleaning of vial labeling machine

  • Objective:
  • To lay down a procedure for cleaning of vial labeling machine.
  • Scope
  • This SOP is applicable for the cleaning of vial labeling machine.
  • Responsibility
  • Officers or above – Production.
  • Accountability
  • Production Head.
  • Abbreviations
  • SOP : Standard Operating Procedure.
  • Cleaning Procedure
  • At the end of the shift /batch change over of same product
  • Switch off main power supply of machine.
  • Cleaning of sticker labeling is done when day’s production work is over or whenever required.
  • Remove labeled / unlabeled vials from the machine and keep under lock and key.
  • Clean the turntable, conveyor belt and pressing belt with lint free duster. Check that there is no sticker label; on the belt, below the belt, on the machine and on the turn table.
  • Clean the machine top and body with wet lint free duster soaked in purified water use nylon brush is required to remove any stains.
  • Get the cleaning checked by production officer.
  • Record the operation, cleaning & Maintenance details in the equipment log book as per SOP and get checked by production officer.
  • 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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