Terms and Conditions

Cleaning of SS Trolleys, Pallets and Racks

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Mar 8, 2021 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Cleaning of  SS Trolleys, Pallets and Racks

Objective

  • To lay down a procedure for cleaning of SS Trolleys, Pallets and Racks

Scope

  • This SOP is applicable for cleaning of SS Trolleys, Pallets and Racks in Raw Material Store/packing material/finished good at formulation plant of  Pharma Company.

Responsibility

  • Store personnel shall be responsible to follow the procedure mentioned in this SOP.
  • Store in charge shall be responsible for implementation of the procedure mentioned in this SOP.

 Accountability

  • Store in charge & Head QA shall be accountable for the implementation of this SOP.

Abbreviations and Definitions

  • SOP                             :            Standard Operating Procedure; a document where step by step instructions are cited to serve as support for methods or manners of fulfilling a function or functions reliably and consistently.
  • QA                              :            Quality Assurance
  • SS                                :            Stainless Steel
  • IPA                             :            Isopropyl alcohol

Procedure.

Cleaning of SS Trolleys

  • Transfer the SS trolley to the washing area for cleaning.
  • Clean the SS trolleys with running purified water till visually clean.
  • Remove the loosely adhered dust and powder from the trolleys using lint free cloth/duster.
  • Finally rinse the trolley using sufficient quantity of purified water.
  • Clean the wheels using wet cloth/duster.
  • Wipe the trolley dry using dry lint free cloth.
  • Ensure the cleanliness and dryness of the trolley.
  • Frequency of cleaning the SS Trolleys shall be weekly or as when required.

 Cleaning of Pallets

  • Remove dirty pallets from the rack with hydraulic stacker and transfer to the floor.
  • Transfer the pallets to the washing area for cleaning.
  • Remove the dust and powder if any from the pallets using lint dry lint free cloth/duster.
  • In case of any stain, clean the pallets with wet mop with 70% IPA.
  • Clean the pallet with running purified water till visually clean.
  • Dry the pallet with clean dry lint free cloth/ duster.
  • Ensure the cleanliness and dryness of pallet.
  • Re-arrange the pallets in the respective racks.
  • Frequency of cleaning the pallet shall be weekly or as when required.

Cleaning of Racks

  • Make sure that the racks are empty.
  • Remove the dust and powder if any from the rack using dry lint free cloth/duster followed by wet lint free cloth/duster soaked with disinfectant solution.
  • Wipe the rack dry using clean dry lint free cloth.
  • Ensure the cleanliness and dryness of racks.
  • Frequency of cleaning the racks shall be weekly or as when required.

Forms and Records

  • Not Applicable

Distribution

  • Master copy –           Quality Assurance
  • Controlled copies –           Quality Assurance,

History 

Date Revision Number Reason for Revision
                                     New SOP

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