SOP for Destruction of Sample after Analysis

To lay down a procedure for the destruction of the in process, finished product and raw material samples after completion of analysis 

This SOP shall be applicable for all samples of in process, finished products and raw material.

Execution - Chemist –QC Department 
Checking - Asst. Manager and above – QC Department 

  • After approval of the batch, collect all the excess samples at a specified place and transfer them to a place “Sample for destruction" 
  • In case of bottles, open the glass bottles empty the contents and remove and tear the labels (if pasted) and throw them into the trashcan. 
  • At the end of each day all excess samples of raw materials, tablets and capsules should be soaked in water till they become soft. 
  • After the samples softening decant the water and paste in soak pit area. 
  • Destruction and disposal of the above materials shall be done in the presence of the Asst. manager and above. 
  • All labels, cartons etc. shall be crushed / shredded accordingly. 
SOP - Standard Operating Procedure 
Q.A - Quality Assurance 
No. - Number 
Q.C - Quality control

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