Sonicator probe Cleaning SOP



1.0  OBJECTIVE:
To lay down the procedure for cleaning of Sonicator probe used for sonication of sample solution in Lab.
2.0  SCOPE:
This SOP shall be applicable to the Sonicator probe of installed, at Quality Control Instrument Lab.
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.
5.2  Dry cotton cloth.
5.3  Purified water.
5.4  80% ethanol v/v.
6.0  PROCEDURE:
6.1  Switch “OFF” the instrument after use.
6.2  Switch “OFF” the mains and remove the plug from switch board.
6.3  Remove the Sonicator probe from the sample solution after sonication.
6.4  Wash it by using purified water.
6.5  And then wash it with 80% ethanol v/v.
6.6  Dry it by using dry cloth.
6.7  Wash after every use and even before use.
6.8  Affix the “CLEANED” label and fill the “Cleaning Equipment Log Book”.
6.9  Precautions:
6.9.1        Do not agitate the beaker while it is “ON”.
6.9.2        Place probe in center of solution. Do not allow it to touch the sides and bottom of the beaker.
7.0  REVISION LOG:
Revision No.
Effective Date
Reason
00

New SOP

8.0  REFERENCES:
8.1  Not Applicable.
9.0  ANNEXURES:
Annexure 1: Cleaning record of Sonicator probe (Cleaning Equipment Log Book).


















Annexure: 1
(Cleaning Equipment Log Book)
Cleaning record of Sonicator probe
CLEANING RECORD OF SONICATOR PROBE
Date
Cleaned by
Checked by
Remarks 






















































































10.0    ABBREVIATIONS:
Abbreviation
Expanded Form
SOP
Standard operating procedure
&
And
No.
Number  
Ltd.
Limited
QCEC
Quality control Equipment cleaning
Q.C
Quality control


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