Handling Of Glassware SOP

 

1.0  OBJECTIVE:

To design a procedure for handling of glassware and to eliminate the usage of broken glassware.

2.0  SCOPE:

This SOP is applicable to all type of glassware, which are to be used during analysis.

3.0  RESPONSIBILITY:

3.1  Doing: Technical Assistant.

3.2  Checking: Executive/ Manager.

4.0  ACCOUNTABILITY:

4.1  Head of the Q.C Department.

5.0  PROCEDURE:

5.1  Receive new glassware according to the indent and check for appropriateness.

5.2  Enter the details of receipt as shown in annexure-1.

5.3  In case of any broken glassware found, return the same to the supplier.

5.4  On receipt of glassware allot serial no. for each range of glassware before calibration as follows:

YAX

Where,

Y= type of glassware to be calibrated.

V= volumetric flask.

P= pipette.

G= graduated pipette.

B= burette.

A= corresponds to year in which glassware calibrated (i.e. 0, 1, 2, 3)

X= is series starting from 1.

5.5  After receipt of burette, pipette and volumetric flask or any other glassware, requires calibration calibrate the respective glassware according to the SOP or use only class ‘A’ certified glassware by manufacturer.

5.6  In case, if results are not within limit during calibration, repack those glassware in different box and return to the supplier.

5.7  Store the glassware in ‘Glassware Store Room/ cupboard’ in their allocated places.

5.8  Maintain the glassware stock in the computer and get the print out at the end of month.

5.9  Issue the glassware as and when required and update the stock in computer.

5.10                            Instruct the person using and leaning the glassware to handle it carefully to avoid any breakage.

5.11                In case of any breakage of glassware the same should be destroyed.

5.12                The glassware should be checked for any breakage after drying and broken glassware should be destroyed.

5.13                Glassware, which requires calibration, should be calibrated at the time of issuance or before use.

5.14                Enter the results in the record and take approval of authorized person.

5.15                Before signing the record, authorized person should ensure that calibration is done as per standard procedure and results obtained are well within limit.

5.16                Keep all grade ‘A’ Borosil glassware, labeled and in segregated cupboard.

6.0  REVISION LOG:

Revision No.

Effective Date

Reason

00

 

New SOP

 

7.0  REFERENCES:

7.1  Not Applicable.

8.0  ANNEXURES:

Annexure 1: Inward register.

Annexure: 1

Inward register

INWARD REGISTER

Date of receipt

Description

Serial no.

Quantity received

Supplier name

Challan no.

Quantity approved serial no.

Quantity rejected/ serial no.

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Received by (date/sign):

 

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9.0  ABBREVIATIONS:

Abbreviation

Expanded Form

S

Standard operating procedure

&

And

%

percentage

 

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