MFR of Aceclofenac 100 mg and Paracetamol 325 mg Tablets

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MFR of Aceclofenac 100 mg and Paracetamol 325 mg Tablets

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

S.NO. TITLE Page No
1.0 PRODUCT DETAILS
2.0 MANUFACTURING FORMULA
3.0 LIST OF EQUIPMENTS
4.0 MANUFACTURING INSTRUCTIONS
5.0 GENERAL PRECAUTIONS
 

 

 

6.0

MANUFACTURING PROCESS DETAILS
6.1 GRANULATION
6.2 COMPRESSION
6.3 COATING

 1.0 PRODUCT DETAILS:

Product Name Aceclofenac and Paracetamol Tablets
Product Description Orange color, elongated biconvex, film coated tablet having one side mid break line and other side plain
Strength Aceclofenac 100 mg and Paracetamol 325 mg
Label claim

 

Each film coated tablet contains:

Aceclofenac IP – 100 mg

Paracetamol IP – 325 mg

Batch Size 3,00,000 Tablets
Average Weight 580 mg
Shelf Life 24 months
Storage Store in a cool, dry and dark place below 250C
Drug Category Anti-Inflammatory Drug

2.0 MANUFACTURING FORMULA:

Material Name Grade Category Quantity per Unit (In mg) Overages Batch Qty. (In kg)
Dry Mixing          
Aceclofenac IP API 100 mg —- 30.000 kg
Paracetamol IP API 325 mg —- 97.500 kg

 

Starch IP Diluent 50.00 mg —- 15.000 kg
MCCP Plain IP Diluent 61.59 mg —- 18.477 kg
Binder
PVPK-30 IP Binder 3 mg —- 0.900 kg
Sodium Benzoate IP Preservative 1.16 mg —- 0.348 kg
Gelatin IP Binder 3  mg —- 0.900 kg
Starch IP Binder 16.25 mg —- 4.875  kg
Purified Water IP Solvent 0.160 ml —- 48.000 liter
Lubricant
Talcum IP Anti-caking agent 10 mg —- 3.000 kg
Sodium Starch Glycolate IP Disintegrants 8 mg —- 2.400 kg
Magnesium Stearate IP Anti- Adherent 2 mg —- 0.600 kg

3.0 LIST OF EQUIPMENTS:

Sr. No. Machineries/equipments Capacity Equipment ID.
1.  Weighing Balance 300 kg ,100 kg
2. Sifter (with SS Sieves No’s 16,20,30,60 and 100) 30”
3. Paste Kettle with stirrer 60 liter
4. Stirrer for binder preparation
5. Multi-Mill (screen size 8 mm, 2 mm)
6. Rapid Mixer Granulator (RMG ) 160 liter
7. Fluid Bed Dryer (FBD) 120 kg
8. Octagonal Blender 500 liter
9. Compression Machine 27 Station
10. SS Containers with lid 10 liter,30 liter and 100 liter
11. Halogen Moisture Balance
12. Poly-lined HDPE Containers with lid 30 liter and 45 liter

4.0 MANUFACTURING INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Aceclofenac API Description: A white or almost white crystalline powder.
  • Paracetamol API Description: A white crystals or a white crystalline powder.
  • All the manufacturing activities shall be performed under controlled conditions (temperature NMT 25 0C and relative humidity NMT 60%).
  • When working with Active Ingredients and drug product or mixture of Active Ingredients and Excipients, wear gloves and mask to avoid exposure and contact with any body parts.

5.0 GENERAL PRECAUTIONS:

  • All the Activity shall be performed as per current SOPs.
  • Follow the GMP compliance throughout the manufacturing process
  • Take the line clearance from QA before starting the manufacturing operation during batch to batch and product to product change over.
  • Do not overwrite the entry, in case there is correction, cancel the entry by single line with sign & date and make correct entry

MANUFACTURING PROCESS DETAILS:

6.1 GRANULATION:

STEP – I (SIFTING):

  • Check Sieve Integrity (before sifting and after sifting).
  • Set the Sifter and sieve the Dispensed Materials as per Sieve Sizes mentioned below:
Material Name Std. Qty. (kg) Sieve No.
Dry Mixing
Aceclofenac IP 30.000 kg 16 #
Paracetamol IP 97.500 kg 16 #
Starch IP 15.000 kg 100 #
MCCP Plain IP 18.477 kg 60 #
Binder
PVPK-30 IP 0.900 kg —-
Sodium Benzoate IP 0.348 kg —-
Gelatin IP 0.900 kg —-
Starch IP 4.875 kg 100 #
Lubricant
Talcum IP 3.000 kg 60 #
Sodium Starch Glycolate IP 2.400 kg 60 #
Magnesium Stearate IP 0.600 kg 30 #
  • Collect the sifted Aceclofenac IP (30.000 kg), Paracetamol IP (97.500 kg), Starch IP (15.000 kg) and MCCP Plain IP (18.477 kg) into four Poly-lined HDPE Container (capacity: 45 liter each) two equal parts for LOT I and LOT II.
  • Collect the sifted Starch IP (4.875 kg) in SS Container (capacity: 10 liter)
  • Collect the sifted Talcum IP (3.000 kg) and Sodium Starch Glycolate IP (2.400 kg) in Poly-lined SS Container (capacity : 10 liter)
  • Collect the sifted Magnesium Stearate IP (0.600 kg) in Poly-lined SS Container (capacity: 10 liter)
  • Divide the sifted material Aceclofenac IP (30.000 kg), Paracetamol IP (97.500 kg), Starch IP (15.000 kg) and MCCP Plain IP (18.477 kg) in two equal parts for LOT-I and LOT-II. 

STEP – II (DRY MIXING): FOR LOT – I:

Transfer the sifted Aceclofenac IP (15.000 kg ), Paracetamol IP (48.750 kg ), Starch IP (7.500 kg) and MCCP Plain ( 9.238 kg ) in RMG ( capacity : 160 liter) and dry mix the materials till uniform mixing.

Mixing Time = 8 minutes.

Mixing Speed: 03 minutes at slow speed and 05 minutes at fast speed.

STEP – III – (BINDER PREPARATION): FOR LOT –I & LOT- II:

(a) Take purified water (42.00 liter) in Paste Kettle, heat the purified water at 800C and add Gelatin IP (0.900 kg).

(b) Take purified water (5.00 liter, at temperature 250C) in SS Container (capacity: 30 liter) and add Starch IP (4.875 kg) slowly with continuously stirring till uniform solution is ready.

(c) Add the above solution of Step – III (b) in solution of Step – III (a) in Paste Kettle with continuously stirring till uniform paste is ready.

(d) Take purified water (1.000 liter, at temperature 35°C) separately in SS Container (capacity: 10 liter) and add Sodium Benzoate IP (0.348 kg) and PVPK-30 IP (0.900 kg) and mix one by one with stirrer till dissolved properly in water and then add to Step – III (c) and continuously stirring till final paste is ready and cool the paste to 35°C to 40°C.

(e) Divide paste into two equal parts for LOT – I and LOT – II in SS Containers (capacity: 30 liter each).

STEP –IV (BINDING OF DRY MIX MATERIAL) : FOR LOT – I:

Slowly add the binder of Step-III in dry mix materials of Step – II in Rapid Mixer Granulator (capacity: 160 liter) with running at slow speed impeller (13 ampere) for 5 minutes. Then run impeller and chopper both at medium speed (15 ampere) for 10 min and finally run both chopper and impeller on fast speed (19 ampere) for 3 minutes till uniform mixing. Unload the material in SS Container (capacity: 100 liter) from RMG.

Mixing Time: 18 minutes

Ampere Load of Impeller: 13 to 19 ampere. 

STEP-V (WET SCREENING) : FOR LOT – I:

Take wet material from SS Container (capacity: 100 liter) and pass through Multi-Mill with 8 mm screen and collect the wet material in a FBD bowl.

STEP –VI – (DRYING) : FOR LOT- I:

Dry the wet material of Step-V in FBD (capacity: 120 kg) till the LOD of granules is achieved between 2.5 to 3.0 % at 105°C checking by Halogen Moisture Balance.

Inlet Temperature: 55°C.

Outlet Temperature : To be established

Bed Temperature: To be established

Raking Frequency: After 30 minutes

Drying Time: 2 hours.

STEP-VII- (SIZING/MILLING) : FOR LOT – I:

Check Screen Integrity (before sifting and after sifting).

Milled the dried material of Step -VI through Multi Mill using screen size 2 mm and collect milled material in one SS Containers (capacity :100 liter ). After milling transfer the milled material into four Poly-lined HDPE Containers (capacity: 30 liter each) and weight and record the milled granules weight.

Blade Type: Both (Knife blades/Scraping blades)

Rotor Speed: 2000 RPM 

NOTE:

FOR LOT – II: Please follow the same procedure of LOT – I of dry mixing, binding of dry mix material, wet screening, drying and sizing/ milling.

STEP – VIII (PRE –LUBRICATION):

Load the milled granules of Step-VII of LOT- I and LOT – II in Octagonal Blender (capacity: 500 liter) and add sifted Talcum IP (3.000 kg) and Sodium Starch Glycolate IP (2.400 kg), mix properly till uniform mixing of Pre-Lubricating Material.

Mixing Time: 30 minutes (15 minutes clockwise direction and 15 minutes anti-clockwise direction)

Mixing Speed: 10 RPM

STEP – IX (LUBRICATION):

Add the sifted Magnesium Stearate IP (0.600 kg) in Step-VIII of Pre- Lubricated Material and mix properly till uniform mixing of materials with Magnesium Stearate IP.

Mixing Time: 05 minutes.  (clockwise direction)

Mixing Speed: 10 RPM. 

STEP- X (BLEND SAMPLE ANALYSIS):

After completion of lubrication, collect the composite blend sample and send to QC for analysis according to the table below:

Test Specification
Appearance of blend

Blend Uniformity

Blend Assay

LOD

Bulk Density

Tapped Density

Compressibility Index

Hausner Ratio

White color free flowing granular powder

90 % to 110 %

98 % to 103 %

2.0 % to 3.0 %

0.7692 gm/ml

0.9677 gm/ml

20.3788 % (Fair)

1:2581 (Fair)

STEP – XI:

Unload the above blended material and weight and store in seven Poly-lined HDPE Containers (capacity: 30 liter each).

STEP – XII:

Clean all equipments used in the granulation as per respective equipment cleaning SOP.

  • COMPRESSION:

STEP – I:

After receiving QC approval for blend, compress the blend as per the following parameters and In-Process checks under controlled environmental condition. 

S.

No.

Parameters Standard No. of Tablets In-Process Frequency
1.        Feed frame alignment and adjustment Should be satisfactory —– —–
2.        Lower Weight Assembly Should be satisfactory —– —–
3.        Hydraulic Pressure

 

6 -8 Tones (D-Tooling, 27station Compression Machine) —– —–
4.        Machine Speed 15 RPM to 18 RPM ­—– —–
5.        Upper Punch Size 15 mm with break line ­—– —–
6.        Lower Punch Size 7.5 mm —– —–
7.        Length of Tablets. 15 mm —– —–
8.        Width of Tablets 7.5 mm 6/Individual 2 hours
9.        Thickness of Tablets 6.61  mm ±.2 mm 6/Individual 2 hours
10.    Weight of 20 Tablets 11.600 gm. ± 3% 20/Composite 30 minutes
11.    Product Description White color, elongated biconvex, uncoated tablet having one side mid break line and other side plain 20/Composite 2 hours
12.    Uniformity of Weight NMT 02 tablets out of 20 deviate from the average weight by more than 3 % and  no single tablet deviates from the average weight by more than 5 % —– 01 hour
13.    Average Weight of Tablets 580 mg ± 2 % 20/Individual 30 minutes
14.    Hardness NLT 4 kg/cm2 6/Individual 30 minutes
15.    Disintegration Time NMT 15 min 6/Composite 01 hour
16.    Friability NMT 1% 20/Composite 01 hour

 STEP – II:

Send the sample of compressed tablets to QC department for analysis.

STEP – III:

Weight the compressed tablets and store into seven Poly-lined HDPE Containers with lid (capacity: 30 liter each) with proper status label till next step tablet packing.

STEP – IV:

Clean the Compression Machine as per cleaning SOP.

COATING:

STEP – I (COATING MATERIALS DETAILS):

Sr. No. Material Name Batch Quantity (In kg)
        1. Sheffcoat PVA Orange 5Y02059 4.350 kg
    2. Purified water IP 17.400 liter

STEP-II (LIST OF EQUIPMENTS FOR COATING):

Sr. No. Machineries/Equipments Capacity Equipment ID.
1. Coating Pan 42″
2. Spray Gun 1.5 mm
3. Filter Cloth 100 # 0.5 mm
4. Stirrer
5. SS Container 30 liter (03 no’s)
6. Poly-lined HDPE Containers with lid 30 liter (07 no’s)

STEP – III (PREPARATION OF COATING SOLUTION) FOR LOT -I & LOT- II:

  • Take Purified Water IP (17.400 liter) and mix Sheffcoat PVA Orange 5Y02059 (4.350 kg) in SS Container (capacity: 30 liter) and mix properly with stirrer till uniform mixing achieved.

Speed of stirrer: Constant.

  • Filter the coating solution with Nylon Filter Cloth 100# (0.5 mm).
  • Keep the solution for 30 minutes and after 30 minutes proceed for coating process.
  • Divide the coating solution equally into two parts for LOT – I and LOT – II in SS Container (capacity: 30 liter each)

STEP – IV (COATING PROCEDURE OF TABLETS): FOR LOT- I:

  • Coating will be done in two lots, divide total compressed tablets into two equal quantities for LOT -I and LOT -II (87.000 kg tablets for each lot).
  • Load the tablets of LOT – I (87.000 kg) in coating pan (capacity: 42″), start the hot air blower, set the supply air temperature at 60°C to 65°C and start the exhaust fan & warm the tablets bed 40°C to 45°C.
  • After warm up of tablets, take weight of 100 warm tablets for calculation of weight buildup of tablets after coating.
  • Set the coating parameter as given in below table and start the coating process by starting coating spray from gun.
Parameter Specification Status
No. of Baffles in coating pan 06 —-
No. of Guns 02 —-
Gun to Gun Distance 08 inch —-
Gun to Tablet Bed Distance 10 inch —-
BED Temperature 40 0C to 45 0C —-
Pan RPM 18 to 22 rpm —-
% Weight Gain 2.0 % —-

 

STEP – V (COATING IN-PROCESS CHECK PARAMETERS): FOR LOT- I:

S.No. Parameters Standard No. of Tablets In-Process Frequency
1 Product Description Orange color, elongated  biconvex, film coated tablet having one side mid break line and other side plain 20 No.  

 

 

After batch completion

2 Weight of 20 Tablets after coating  11.832 gm. ± 2 % 20 No.
3 Average Weight after coating 591.6 mg ± 2% 20 No.
4 Individual Tablets Weight Variation  ± 3% 20 No.
5 Thickness 6.63 mm ± 0.2 mm 6 No.
6 Disintegration NMT 30 min. 6 No.

NOTE:

FOR LOT – II (COATING PROCEDURE): Please follow the same procedure of LOT – I of coating from Step-IV and Step -V.

STEP – VI:

Send the composite sample of coated tablets of LOT- I and LOT – II to QC department for analysis.

STEP – VII:

Weigh the coated tablets and store the coated tablets into seven Poly-lined HDPE Containers with lid (capacity: 30 liter each) with proper status label till next step tablet packing.

 

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