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SOP on Maintaining of Equipment Log Book

  • Objective:To lay down a procedure for maintaining of equipment log book.
  • Scope:This Standard Operating Procedure is applicable for maintaining of equipment log book associated with product (s) manufactured at formulation plant.
  • Responsibility
    • All the concerned personnel shall be responsible to follow the procedure for maintaining of equipment log book 
  • Accountability
    • Concerned Department Head and QA Head shall be accountable for implementation of this SOP.
  • Abbreviations and Definitions
  • SOP : Standard Operating Procedure
  • QA   : Quality Assurance
  • Procedure
    • Concerned Departments should have Sequential Logbook for Equipment/Machine.
    • Details of operation, cleaning, preventive maintenance and breakdown shall be recorded in respective sequential log book.
    • Preparation, issuance, distribution & retrieval of sequential log book shall be controlled through QA Department.
    • On starting of every fiscal year QA shall issue sequential log book for every equipment to respective department upon receiving requisition for Sequential Logbook for Equipment / Machine.
    • Filled logbook shall be submitted to QA department.
    • If additional log book is required then concerned department shall raise the requisition for extra log book.
    • After QA Head approval, QA personnel shall issue the new log book to the concerned department.
  • Forms and Records (Annexures)
    • Sequential Logbook for Equipment   –   Annexure-I
  • Distribution
    • Master copy        –    Quality Assurance
    • Controlled copies –    Quality Assurance, Production, Quality Control, Stores, Engineering
  • History 
Date Revision Number Reason for Revision
00 New SOP


Sequential Logbook for Equipment


Date Product Name


Batch No.   Batch Size Operation Time Cleaning


Break Down/ Preventive maintenance Done




From To From To From To




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