SOP For sanitation program is described in this post which you can follow in the section of the Quality Assurance Department.

OBJECTIVE
This SOP has been established to describe the procedure for cleaning and sanitation of the plant. 
The purpose of this standard procedure is to detail the cleaning and sanitation program.
SCOPE
This SOP applies on all the departments at plant.
RESPONSIBILITY
Q.A Officer
Q.C Officer
Production Officer
ACCOUNTABILITY
Manager Quality Assurance
PROCEDURE
GENERAL CLEANING
For daily clearance of product wastes, chemicals, rejected materials or any other debris use poly bags for quick disposal. Disposal procedures for waste materials and debris should be recorded and maintained.
General cleaning of all areas and floors / walls of all departments should be carried out by using the vacuum cleaner, the wet mops and dusting cloths.
Cleaning of windows should be done with dusters and cleaning solutions daily.
All surfaces above 6’ height should be cleaned / dedusted daily after the normal working hours.
Cleaning should not be carried out if a contamination hazard could occur to “IN PROCESS MATERIALS” but if it is essential it should be conducted after stopping the processing/manufacturing.
The cleaning / sanitation of different areas including the furniture and fixture should be done as follows and if required the frequency can be increased on request.
Clean wash rooms sinks and surroundings, replenish soaps and Replace hand towels/ tissue rolls once in a day.
Cleaning materials to be used are:
Wet mops
Detergent solutions / liquid soaps (teapot, Vim etc.)
Vipers
Dusters
Scrubber / polisher / glass cleaner
Disinfectant solutions i.e. Dettol, Phenyl, Sodium Hypertonic if bleach is required.
Insecticides 
CARE OF CLEANING MATERIALS
Wet mops: The mop heads should be rinsed in clean water and then in disinfectant solution. After mopping, it should be thoroughly washed with plenty of water and put to stand on end to dry. This should be done immediately after use. 
Buckets should be thoroughly washed with Vim and detergent solution, and then turned upside down to drain.
If bleach (Sodium Hypertonic Solution) is to used for cleaning, it must not be left on floor having Vinyl or Formica coverings but should be immediately cleaned to avoid masks and fading of colors. Containers of bleach must not be placed on any surface other than the floor.
PRODUCTION
General Tablet Section
General Capsule Section
Psychotropic Tablet Section 
Cephalosporin Section (Dry Powder Suspension)
Cephalosporin Section (Dry Powder Injection)
Liquid Syrup Section
GENERAL AREA
COMPRESSION ROOM 
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush three times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped three times daily.
Waste bin will be emptied three times daily.
Door Handles, steel Plates and Door Closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning: 
HVAC ducts (inlets/outlets), Exhaust Fans will be cleaned on weekly basis 
Switch Boards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week
COATING ROOM 
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush two times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped two times daily.
Waste bin will be emptied two times daily.
Door Handles, steel Plates and Door Closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning: 
HVAC ducts (inlets/outlets), Exhaust Fans will be cleaned on weekly basis 
Switch Boards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
MANUFACTURING ROOM 
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush three times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped three times daily.
Waste bin will be emptied three times daily.
Mirror Doors, Door Handles, steel Plates and Door Closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning 
HVAC ducts (inlets/outlets), Exhaust Fans will be cleaned on weekly basis 
Switch Boards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
CAPSULE FILLING
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush two times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped two times daily.
Waste bin will be emptied two times daily.
Mirror Door, Door Handles, steel Plates and Door Closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning: 
A.C. will be cleaned on weekly basis 
Switch Boards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
EQUIPMENT WASHROOM
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a viper two times in a day.
Floor will be wet mopped two times daily.
Door, Door Handles and Door Closer will be cleaned daily.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning: 
Switch Boards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
PACKING HALL (ORAL)
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush four times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped four times daily.
Waste bin will be emptied four times daily.
Windows, Door Handles, steel Plates and Door Closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Furniture will be cleaned/ dedusted once in a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning: 
Fans, A.C.’s, Exhaust Fans will be cleaned on weekly basis. 
Switchboards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
Procedure for Quarterly Cleaning 
Furniture will be cleaned thoroughly with liquid soap & disinfectants.
BLISTERING ROOM
Procedure for daily cleaning:
Floors will be cleaned with a brush three times daily.
Floors will be wet mopped three times daily.
Waste bin will be emptied three times daily.
Mirror Door, Door Handles, Steel plates and door closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Procedure for weekly cleaning:
A.C.’s will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Switchboards and Tube light will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
STERILE AREA
Cephalosporin Area
Above-mentioned area IS subdivided into washing rooms, filling rooms, sealing rooms & adjacent areas (cool downs, buffers, sterile area gowning and degowning rooms)
Sterile area cleaning procedure is different as with other areas of Oral Section.
CLEANING, MOPING AND FUMIGATION OF STERILE AREA 
PROCEDURE
General cleaning is done in the whole sterile area twice a day.
Mop the whole sterile area except filling & change rooms with disinfectant. The disinfectant solutions are 70% IPA or 5% Phenol solution alternatively.
The cleaning of sterilizers & autoclave is done with distilled water & disinfectant solution internally using lint free duster.
The trolleys of sterilizers are also washed with distilled water.
Trays are washed with distilled water.
Fumigation is done in the vials washing area after every week using KMnO4 & Formalin solution.
DECARTONING ROOMS (VIALS)
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush two times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped two times daily.
Waste bin will be emptied three times daily.
Mirror Doors, Door Handles and Door Closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning 
HVAC ducts (inlets/outlets) will be cleaned on weekly basis 
Switch Boards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
CORRIDORS ADJACENT TO STERILE AREAS
Procedure for Daily Cleaning
Floor will be cleaned with a brush two times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped two times daily.
Waste bin will be emptied two times daily.
Mirror Doors, Door Handles and Door Closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning 
HVAC ducts (inlets/outlets), Exhaust Fans will be cleaned on weekly basis 
Switch Boards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
OPTICAL CHECK
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush four times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped four times daily.
Waste bins will be emptied four times daily.
Furniture will be cleaned/dedusted daily.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning 
Fans and A.C.’s will be cleaned on weekly basis. 
Switchboards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
Procedure for Quarterly Cleaning 
Furniture will be cleaned thoroughly with liquid soap & disinfectants
INPROCESS STORE OF INJECTABLES
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush two times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped two times daily.
Waste bins will be emptied two times daily.
Door, Door Handles and Door Closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Furniture will be cleaned/ dedusted once in a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning: 
Exhaust Fans will be cleaned on weekly basis 
Switch Boards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
PACKING HALL (INJECTABLES)
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush four times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped four times daily.
Waste bins will be emptied four times daily.
Windows, Doors Handles, steel Plates and Door Closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning: 
Fans and A.C.’s will be cleaned on weekly basis 
Switchboards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
Procedure for Quarterly cleaning: 
Furniture will be cleaned thoroughly with liquid soap & disinfectants
WAREHOUSE
Raw & Packing Store
Finished Goods Store 
Raw & Packing Store
MAIN STORAGE AREA
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush two times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped two times daily.
Waste bins will be emptied three times daily.
Windows, Mirror Doors, Doors Handles, steel Plates and Door Closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning:
A.C.’s, Exhaust Fans will be cleaned on weekly basis 
Switchboards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
DISPENSING ROOMS
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush three times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped three times daily.
Waste bins will be emptied three times daily.
Windows, Mirror Doors, Doors Handles, steel Plates and Door Closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning 
A.C.’s, Exhaust Fans will be cleaned on weekly basis 
Switchboards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
NOTE: The Mop used in a Dispensing rooms will not be used anywhere else.
RAW MATERIAL STORE
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned three times in a day.
Floor will be wet mopped once a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning:
Switchboards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
SAMPLING BOOTH
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush three times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped three times daily.
Waste bins will be emptied three times daily.
Mirror Doors, Door Handles, steel Plates and Door Closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning:
A.C.’s, Exhaust Fans will be cleaned on weekly basis 
Switchboards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
RECEIPT ROOM
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush three times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped three times daily.
Waste bins will be emptied three times daily.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning 
Switchboards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
FINISHED GOODS STORE
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush two times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped two times daily.
Waste bins will be emptied two times daily.
Windows, Doors, Door Handles, steel Plates and Door Closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning: 
Fans, A.C.’s, Exhaust Fans will be cleaned on weekly basis 
Switchboards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Fridge and Deep freezers will be cleaned on weekly basis
QUALITY CONTROL / QUALITY ASSURANCE
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush three times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped three times daily.
Waste bins/ Sharp bins will be emptied three times daily.
Windows, Doors, Doors Handles, steel Plates and Door Closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning:
Fans, A.C.’s, Exhaust Fans will be cleaned on weekly basis 
Switchboards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
Sharp bins will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Wooden furniture will be polished once in a week.
Procedure for Quarterly Cleaning:
Furniture will be cleaned thoroughly with liquid soap & disinfectants
NOTE: The Mop of Q.C / Q.A will not be used anywhere else
MICRO LAB
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush three times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped three times daily.
Waste bins/Sharp bins will be emptied three times daily.
Windows, Doors, Door Handles, steel Plates and Door Closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning 
A.C.’s, Exhaust Fans will be cleaned on weekly basis 
Switchboards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
Sharp bins will be cleaned on weekly basis.
NOTE: Mop of Micro lab will not be used anywhere else.
IN PROCESS LAB 
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush two times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped two times daily.
Waste bins /Sharp bins will be emptied three times daily.
Window, Door Handles, and Door Closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning: 
Fan will be cleaned on weekly basis 
Switchboard and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week 
Sharp bins will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Procedure for Quarterly Cleaning:
Furniture will be cleaned thoroughly with liquid soap & disinfectants quarterly.
GENERAL AREAS
PRINTING SECTION 
Procedure for daily cleaning 
Floor will be cleaned with a brush three times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped three times daily.
Waste bins will be emptied three times daily.
Window, Doors, Door Handles, Steel plates and door closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Procedure for weekly cleaning:
Fan, will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Switchboards and Tube light will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
MAIN CORRIDOR
Main corridor will be cleaned four to five times in a day.
Floor will be wet mopped four to five times in a day.
WASHING ROOM CORRIDOR
Washing room corridor will be cleaned five times in a day.
NOTE: The mop used in main corridor and washing room corridor will not be use anywhere else.
OFFICES 
Procedure for daily cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush two times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped two times daily.
Waste bins will be emptied three times daily.
Window, Mirror Doors, Door Handles, Steal plates and door closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Procedure for weekly cleaning:
Fan, A.C.’s, exhaust fans will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Switchboards and Tube light will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
Wooden furniture will be polished weekly.
WORKERS ENTRANCE CORRIDOR
Workers Entrance Corridor will be cleaned five times in a day.
WORKERS CHANGE ROOM (MALE)
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush four to five times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped four to five times daily.
Waste bins will be emptied four to five times daily.
Doors, Handles, steel Plates and Door Closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning: 
Exhaust Fans will be cleaned on weekly basis 
Switchboards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
NOTE: The mop used in male change room will not be used anywhere else.
WORKERS CHANGE ROOM (FEMALE)
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush four to five times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped four to five times daily.
Waste bins will be emptied four to five times daily.
Doors, Handles, steel Plates and Door Closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning:
Exhaust Fans will be cleaned on weekly basis 
Switchboards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
NOTE: The mop used in female change room will not be used anywhere else.
WORKERS CHANGE ROOM (NEW AREAS)
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush four to five times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped four to five times daily.
Waste bins will be emptied four to five times daily.
Doors, Handles, steel Plates and Door Closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning:
Exhaust Fans will be cleaned on weekly basis 
Switchboards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
NOTE: The mop used in workers change room will not be used anywhere else.
OFFICERS CHANGE ROOM (MALE)
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Officers change room (male) will be cleaned three times daily.
Floor will be cleaned with a brush three times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped three times daily.
Waste bins will be emptied three times daily.
Door, Handles, steel Plates and Door Closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning: 
Exhaust Fans will be cleaned on weekly basis 
Switchboards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
NOTE: The mop used in officers change room (male) will not be used anywhere else.
EXECUTIVE CHANGE ROOM 
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush three times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped three times daily.
Waste bins will be emptied three times daily.
Mirror Door, Door Handles, steel Plates and Door Closer will be cleaned once in a day
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning: 
Switchboards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
DEIONIZATION PLANT                                   
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a viper once in a day.
Floor will be wet mopped once in a day.
Procedure for monthly Cleaning:
Washing and polishing of floor once in a month.
MESS
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush four times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped four times daily.
Waste bins will be emptied four times daily.
Windows, Doors, Door Handles, steel Plates and Door Closer Once a day
Burners will be cleaned once a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning:
Fans, Exhaust Fans will be cleaned on weekly basis. 
Switchboards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
Fridge and Deep freezers will be cleaned on weekly basis. 
Procedure for Quarterly Cleaning: 
Furniture will be cleaned thoroughly twice in a month with liquid soap & disinfectants.
RECEPTION 
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush three times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped three times daily.
Waste bin will be emptied three times daily.
Mirror Doors, Door Handles, steel Plates and Door Closer will be cleaned once in a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning:
Fans will be cleaned on weekly basis. 
Switchboards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Walls will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing and polishing of floor once in a week.
ADMIN BLOCK
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor will be cleaned with a brush three times daily.
Floor will be wet mopped three times daily.
Waste bins will be emptied three times daily.
Washrooms will be cleaned three times daily.
Furniture will be cleaned /dedusted daily.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning:
Fans, A.C’s and Exhaust fans will be cleaned on weekly basis. 
Switchboards and Tube Lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Washing of floor / walls once in a week.
Wooden furniture will be polished weekly.
Procedure for Quarterly Cleaning:
Furniture will be cleaned thoroughly with liquid soap & disinfectants.
WORKERS WASHROOMS 
Procedure for Daily Cleaning:
Floor, washbasins & walls will be cleaned with liquid detergent (Harpic) & powder detergent (Vim) three times daily.
Waste bins will be emptied three times daily.
Toilets will be cleaned with toilet cleaners/ acids once a day.
Walls will be washed once a day.
Procedure for Weekly Cleaning: 
Switchboards and tubes lights will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Exhaust fans will be cleaned on weekly basis. 
Drains of washrooms will be cleaned on weekly basis.
Procedure for Preparation of Mopping Liquid 
Take 05 liter of clean water and mix 20ml dettol with surf in it, shake it well and then use it for the mopping of the plant.
Floor polisher does polishing of the floor.