Cleaning Of Sampling Equipments SOP

1.0  OBJECTIVE:

To lay down the procedure for cleaning of sampling equipment.

2.0  SCOPE:

This SOP is applicable for the procedure for cleaning of sampling equipment.

3.0  RESPONSIBILITY:

3.1  Officer/Executive-Quality Control.

4.0  ACCOUNTABILITY:

4.1  Manager-Quality Control.

4.2  Head of the Q.C Department.

5.0  MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT:

5.1  Sampling equipments.

5.2  2.5% Dettol solution.

5.3  Hot air oven.

5.4  Poly-bag.

5.5  Tap water.

5.6  Purified water.

6.0  PROCEDURE:

6.1  For Scoops/ Spoons:

6.1.1        Clean the sampling devices with running tap water followed by 2.5% Dettol solution to remove adhering material.

6.1.2        Finally rinse with purified water.

6.1.3        Check the cleanliness physically and clean again if it is necessary.

6.1.4        Dry in hot air oven at 60oC±5oC for 30 minutes.

6.1.5        Put the clean and dried equipment in a poly-bag and keep it at appropriate place.

6.2  For sampling pipettes (Glass):

6.2.1        Clean the equipment with running tap water followed by 2.5% Dettol solution to remove adhering material and rinse.

6.2.2        Finally rinse with purified water.

6.2.3        Check the cleanliness physically and clean again if it is necessary.

6.2.4        Keep the washed tubes for draining on the stand meant for the same.

6.2.5        After the tubes are dried the ends are covered with poly-bags.

6.3  For sampling rods (Stainless steel):

6.3.1        Clean the things with running tap water followed by 2.5% Dettol solution to remove obvious adhering particles.

6.3.2        Finally rinse with purified water.

6.3.3        Check the cleanliness physically and clean again if required.

6.3.4        Wrap the clean and dried equipment in a poly-bag & keep it inappropriate place.

6.4  After cleaning record to be maintained.

6.5  After cleaning sampler can be used with in 48hrs.

 

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

oC

Degree centigrade

Hrs.

Hours

S

Standard operating procedure

&

And

%

percentage


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