Boric Acid and Zinc Oxide Ointment

Boric Acid and Zinc Oxide Ointment

PURPOSE:  This Master formula record (MFR) is written to describe the formulae, manufacturing procedure, specifications, packing details of dosage form.

SCOPE: This MFR is performed and is applied during the manufacturing of dosage form.

RESPONSIBILITY / ACCOUNTABILITY: It is the responsibility of  Manufacturing Chemist to follow and adhere to this SOP. The Production Pharmacist, QC/QA Manager are accountable for the strict adherence to the master formula.

COPY ISSUED TO:

Master Copy : Manager Quality Assurance

Copy No. 1 : Production Pharmacist

Copy No. 2 : Manager Quality Control

Copy No. 3 : Ointment Section

PRODUCT NAME: Boric Acid and Zinc Oxide Ointment BATCH SIZE:  500 KGS
PRODUCT REFERENCE CODE: UNIT SIZE:  20 g
GENERIC NAME: N.A. PACK SIZE:  24 ´ 20 ´ 20 g
DOSAGE FORM: OINTMENT STRENGTH: N.A.
DEPARTMENT:  OINTMENT DEPARTMENT EXPIRY DATE: AFTER 36 MONTHS     FROM THE DATE OF MANUFACTURING

COMPOSITION:

Boric Acid B.P. 1% w/w
Zinc Oxide B.P. 3% w/w

EQUIPMENTS TO BE USED:

SR. NO. NAME OF EQUIPMENT ASSEMBLING

AS PER SOP NO.

CLEANING

AS PER SOP NO.

1 Wax Vessel

 

2 Water Vessel
3 Mixing Vessel
4 Colloidal Mill
5 Storage Container-I (500 Kg)
6 Semiautomatic Aluminium Tube Filling & Crimping Machine

RAW MATERIALS:-

S.NO. INGREDIENTS STD Theoretical Quantity Req. Overages % Total Quantity Used
1. BORIC ACID B.P. 5.000 10.00 5.500 KG
2. CM – 1000 B.P. 16.690 16.690 KG
3 CETOCETYL ALCOHOL B.P. 50.000 50.000 KG
4. GULAB OINT FLAVOUR B.P. 8.500 8.500 LTR
5 LANOLINE U.S.P. 10.000 10.000 KG
6 LAVANDER OIL B.P. 8.500 8.500 LTR
7 LIQUID PARAFFIN LIGHT B.P. 25.000 25.000 KG
8 WHITE PETROLEUM JELLY U.S.P. 80.000 80.000 KG
9 ZINC OXIDE B.P. 15.000 5.00 15.750 KG

PACKING MATERIALS:-

S.NO. NAME OF THE MATERIAL THEORETICAL QUANTITY REQ. FOR

RECORD

TOTAL QUANTITY USED
1. ADHESIVE TAPE ROLL 2.000 2.000 NOS
2 CELLO TAPE 2.000 2.000 NOS
3 ALUMINIUM TUBE 25000.000 25000 NOS
4 UNIT CARTON 25000.000 3.000 25003.00NOS
5 OUTER CARTON 1250.000 2.000 1252.000 NOS
6 CORRUGATED BOX   S- 36 53.000 53.000 NOS

MANUFACTURING SPECIFICATION:

Average fill of each Tube is 20 grams.

Wight variation limit allowed in each filled Tube is + 200 mgs.

Melt the waxes at the maintained temperature 70˚ C.

Use accurate weighed quantity of water to make up the final weight of cream.

The temperature of primary area should not be more than 30˚C.

Yield:

Theoretical Yield is 25000 Tubes.

Expected Practical Yield is 25000 + 2% Tube.

Packing Details:

Transfer the cream from storage tank to Semiautomatic Aluminium Tube Filling & Crimping Machine and start filling and then Crimping of the tubes as per its SOP.

Pack the filled tubes in unit carton.

Pack such 20 tubes in each outer carton.

Seal the outer carton with cello tape.

Pack the 24 outer cartons in specified corrugated  box to give a pack size of 24 x 20 x 20g Tubes.

Seal the each corrugated box with adhesive tape and label it properly by affixing the specified label.

MANUFACTURING PROCESS:

Melt 16.666 kg of Ceto Macrogol- 1000, 50.0 kg of Cetocetyl Alcohol,10 .00 kg of lanoline, 25.0 kg of Liquid Paraffin Light and 80 kgs White Petroleum Jelly in a Steam Heat Wax Melting Vessel by operating it as per its SOP  at temperature 70˚

Heat 280.00 kg of water at 70°C in Water Vessel by operating it as per its SOP.

Filter and transfer the melted base through Stainless Steel Sieve no. 100 to the mixing vessel and start the machine as per its SOP.

Dissolve 5.0kg of Boric Acid 10kg of water and transfer it to the bulk tank.

Take 30kg of hot water and suspend 15.750kg of Zinc Oxide and pass it through Colloid Mill to achieve the slurry of uniform particle size by operating it as per its SOP  and transfer it to the bulk batch.

Slowly add rest of the hot water to the bulk batch.

Cool the cream to the room temperature by running the water in the jacket of mixing vessel.

Add 8.5Ltrs of Gulab Ointment Flavour and 8.5Ltrs of Lavender oil to the bulk batch.

Mix the whole batch for 90 minutes while running the water in the jacket.

Send the sample to Quality Control Department for bulk testing.

After getting QC Approval, transfer the cream to storage tank.

IN-PROCESS CONTROLS:

The following in-process controls should be maintained during the processing:

Check Raw materials used for manufacturing purpose are all approved materials and have ‘Released’ labels fixed on it.

All weighed Raw materials should be counter-checked by  Manufacturing Chemist. If any discrepancy is noticed, it should be immediately brought to the notice of Production Pharmacist and QC/QA Manager.

Physical characteristics of Raw material like colour, odour, and consistency are checked before compounding.

The total weight of bulk ointment / cream should be checked in the presence of  Manufacturing Chemist and record the same in Batch Manufacturing Record.

pH of the bulk should be checked and it should be with in specified limits.

Bulk sample should be sent for analysis to Quality Control Department before starting the filling and sealing stage.

While the tube filling operation is on, the  Manufacturing Chemist should check weight of net filled quantity per tube at the interval of 30 minutes by checking the tare weight of empty tube and gross weight of the filled tube. Record for the same should be kept in Batch Manufacturing Record.

The ‘fill weight’ of ointment or cream per tube should not be less than the labelled amount. Limit for Weight Variation:  Weight claimed on the carton + 200 mg

Manufacturing Chemist will also ensure that the crimping of the filled Aluminium tubes, sealing of plastic tubes is appropriate and embossing of batch number and manufacturing date is conspicuous. Also the quality of embossing will be controlled by adjusting pressure exerted by the jaws, so that pinholes are not developed on the embossed letters / numbers.

The inner and outer cartons should be checked thoroughly for proper batch coding.

Manufacturing Chemist and Production Pharmacist should randomly check that the correct no. of inner cartons are being packed in each outer cartons and also the correct number of outer cartons in each shipper is exactly the same as that shown in proof.

Intimation should be sent to Quality Control Department for finished product sampling and testing.

After the completion of filling and packaging, the coded cartons should be accounted for and rejected printed material should be destroyed in the presence of QC/QA Manager. Maintain the destruction of the same in the Batch Manufacturing Record.

It will be ensure that filling or packaging equipment has been properly cleaned.

Filling or packaging of next product should be commenced only after getting the ‘Line Clearance’ of the previous product, from the IPQA.

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