SOP on Cleaning of In-process Containers

SOP on Cleaning of In-process Containers



Objective : To describe cleaning procedure for In-process Containers.


Scope : To ensure that the In-process Containers are clean and free from any starting materials of  previous batch or product residues.


Responsibility : 1.It  is the responsibility of operating staff to clean the equipment.

2. Production Chemist to ensure that procedure is followed.


Materials & Equipment :

1.      Cleaning agent: Teepol or Liquid Soap

2.      Mops / brush / lint free cloth

3.      Plastic / SS tub




(1)   All used in-process containers are returned to washing area.

(2)   Remove the polythene bags of previous product.

(3)   Wash all in-process containers with running tap water using a scrubber.

(4)   Prepare a Teepol solution (10ml à 10 liters water) or liquid-soap (50gm à 5 liters water) and clean the surfaces of in-process containers by mopping.

(5)   Wash in-process containers by running tap water for 5minutes and drain the washings. Repeat the procedure for another 5 minutes and again drain the washings.

(6)   Finally rinse in-process containers with purified water and drain it completely.

(7)   Let all in-process containers dry in air or dry with a clean lint free cloth and cover with lids.

(8)   Transfer clean in-process containers to manufacturing area for use in next batch or product.




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