MFR of Fast Pain relief Ointments

MFR of Fast Pain relief Ointments

PURPOSE: This Master Formula Records 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:

  1. Master Copy : Manager Quality Assurance
  2. Copy No. 1 : Production Pharmacist
  3. Copy No. 2 : Manager Quality Control
  4. Copy No. 3 : Ointment Section
PRODUCT NAME:Fast Pain relief Ointments BATCH SIZE:  500 KGS
PRODUCT REFERENCE CODE:  UNIT SIZE:  15g
GENERIC NAME: N.A. PACK SIZE:  30 ´ 12 ´ 15 g
DOSAGE FORM: OINTMENT STRENGTH: N.A.
DEPARTMENT:  OINTMENT DEPARTMENT EXPIRY DATE: AFTER 36 MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF MANUFACTURING

COMPOSITION: 

Menthol U.S.P. 6.0% w/w
Methyl Salicylate B. P. 15.0% w/w
Eucalyptus Oil B. P. 2.0% w/w
Turpentine Oil B.P. 1.5% w/w/
Poly Ethylene Glycol-4000 U.S.P. 41.5% w/w
Poly Ethylene Glycol-400 U.S.P. 34.0% 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 Storage Container-I (500 Kg)
5 Semiautomatic Aluminium Tube Filling & Crimping Machine

RAW MATERIALS:-

S.NO. INGREDIENTS STD Theoretical Quantity Req. Overages % Total Quantity Used
1. EUCALYPTUS OIL I.P. 10.000 5.00 10.500 KG
2. MENTHOL U.S.P. 30.000 5.00 31.500 KG
3 METHYL SALICYLATE I.P. 75.000 10.00 82.500 KG
4. PEG – 4000 I.P. 207.500 207.500 KG
5 PEG – 400 I.P. 170.000 170.000 KG
6 TERPENTINE OIL I.P. 7.500 5.00 7.875 KG

Packing Material

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

RECORD

TOTAL QUANTITY USED
1 ADHESIVE TAPE ROLL BROWN 2.000 2.000 NOS
2 CELLO TAPE 5.000 5.000 NOS
3 TUBE 33333.000 33333.000 NOS
4 UNIT CARTON 33333.000 3.000 33336.000 NOS
5 OUTER CARTON 2777.00 2.000 2779.00 NOS
6 CORRUGATED BOX S- 11 92.000 92.000 NOS

MANUFACTURING SPECIFICATIONS:

Average fill of each Tube is 15 grams.

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

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

 Yield:

Theoretical Yield is 33333 Tubes.

Expected Practical Yield is 33333 + 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 12 tubes in each outer carton.

Seal the outer carton with cello tape.

Pack 36 outer cartons in specified corrugated box S-11 to give a pack size of 30 x 12 x 15g tubes.

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

MANUFACTURING PROCESS:

 Melt 207.500 kgs of PEG- 4000 and 170.0 kg of PEG-400 in a Steam Heat Wax Melting Vessel by operating it as per its SOP at temperature 700

Filter and transfer the melted base through Stainless Steel Sieve no. 100 to the mixing vessel and start the machine as per its SOP .Stir it till the temperature reaches to 50°C.

Dissolve 31.5 kg of Menthol in 82.50 kg of Methyl Salicylate in Water Vessel by operating it as per its SOP.

Transfer the solution of Menthol and Methyl Salicylate to the Mixing Vessel.

To the same Mixing Vessel, add 7.875 kg of Turpentine Oil and 10.5 kg of Eucalyptus Oil.

Allow the mixing of all the added ingredients in the same Mixing Vessel till the cream solidifies to room temperature.

Mix for 2 hours and cool it to room temperature while running the water in the jacket of mixing vessel.

Send the sample to Quality Control Department for bulk testing.

After approval from Quality Control Department, 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 Assistant 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 Assistant 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 Assistant 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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