Sonicator Operational SOP



1.0  OBJECTIVE:
To lay down the operating procedure of Sonicator probe.
2.0  SCOPE:
This shall be applicable to the Sonicator probe of Quality Control Instrument Laboratory.
3.0  RESPONSIBILITY:
3.1  Technical Assistant/ Helper.
3.2  Q.C Analyst.
4.0  ACCOUNTABILITY:
4.1  Manager-Quality Control.
5.0  MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT:
5.1  Sonicator probe.
6.0  PROCEDURE:
6.1  Ensure that the instrument is clean. Follow the SOP.
6.2  Switch “ON” the mains.
6.3  Switch “ON” the instrument.
6.4  Put sample into the specified beaker on the movable table.
6.5  Place Sonicator probe perpendicular to the beaker in center. And
6.6  Close the cabinet.
6.7  Slowly dip probe into the solution such that it does not touch the sides of the beaker and bottom by lifting the movable table over which beaker is placed.
6.8  Select “TIME” by “MODE” button and set the operating time by “UP/DOWN” button.
6.9  After completion of sonication push the “START/STOP” button.
6.10    After use remove it carefully by moving movable table downward.
6.11    Let the Sonicator probe to cool for a while and wash it according to the cleaning SOP.
6.12    Precautions:
6.12.1    Carry out whole procedure into the cabinet because it has very high frequency sound.
6.12.2    Wear earmuffs, while using Sonicator.
7.0  REVISION LOG:
Revision No.
Effective Date
Reason
00

New SOP

8.0  REFERENCES:
8.1  Not Applicable.
9.0  ANNEXURES:
9.1  Not Applicable.
10.0    ABBREVIATIONS:
Abbreviation
Expanded Form
SOP
Standard operating procedure
&
And
No.
Number  
Ltd.
Limited
Q.C
Quality control
QCEO
Quality control equipment operation
F
Format


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