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SOP for Cleaning Procedure of Vibro Sifter

OBJECTIVE
To lay down a procedure for cleaning of vibro sifter.

SCOPE
This procedure applies for production department in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Facilities of XYZ Limited. This procedure covers cleaning of vibro sifter.

RESPONSIBILITY
The concerned operator is responsible for implementation of the process.
The production In-Charge is responsible for the execution and compliance of the procedure.

PROCEDURE
  • Brief Description: This 750 mm sifter is G.M.P model. Make Pharma FAB Industries .All the body, including motor is cladded with stainless steel. All the contact parts are made up of Stainless Steel.
  • Type “A” Cleaning (Batch to Batch Change over).
  1. Switch off the electrical mains of the machine.
  2. Remove all the powder from machine by a vacuum cleaner.
  3. Wipe out the machine with a dry lint free duster.
  4. Clean the floor with soap water & potable water.
  5. Fix the ‘under process’ tag, which should indicate the product name and batch number.
  • Type “B” Cleaning (Product Change Over)
  1. Remove all the powder from machine by vacuum cleaner/hand blower.
  2. Loosen the holding clamp & remove hopper ring, sieve & sieve stand respectively.
  3. Clean all these parts and machine body with soap water, potable water and finally clean with Purified Water BP.
  4. After cleaning check the integrity of sieve.
  5. Clean the floor, walls and glass partitions of the department with soap water and potable water.
  6. Fix the ‘CLEANED’ tag duly filled with date, initial and previous product details.
  7. Cover the clean machine with appropriate cloth body cover.
  8. If the cleaned machine is not used within 24 hours or there are signs of dust or powder settled on the outside surface then the exterior of the equipment should be wiped with wet duster followed by dry duster.
  • All the cleaning details shall be entered in the equipment cleaning log.

REFERENCE(s)
SOP : Preparation, Approval and Control of Standard Cleaning Procedures for equipment.

ABBREVIATION(s)
Q.A : Quality Assurance
SOP : Standard Operating Procedure
No. : Number
P.D : Production

ANNEXURE(s)
Nil.

REVISION CARD
Nil.


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