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SOP for Disposal of Media Fill Vials after Observation


Standard operating procedure to dispose off the media fill vials after observation using terminal sterilizer.

1.0  PURPOSE

       To lay down the procedure for disposal of media fill vials.

2.0  SCOPE

       This SOP is applicable to disposal of media fill vials obtained after its incubation and observation.

3.0  RESPONSIBILITY

       Quality control and Production personnel.

4.0  ACCOUNTABILITY

       Head of Department

5.0  PROCEDURE

5.1  Media fill vials shall be collected after its incubation and observation.
5.2  Media fill vials shall be transferred from incubator to terminal sterilizer of production facility.
5.3  All media fill vials shall undergo for terminal sterilization at 121°C for 30 minutes.
5.4  After completion of sterilization the sterilized vials shall be transferred for vial crushing.
5.5  The liquid contents coming from the crushed vials shall be collected and transferred to effluent treatment plant for its disposal.
5.6  The glass pieces / Seals / Rubber stoppers coming from the crushed vials shall be collected, rinsed with water and transferred to scrap yard for its disposal.
5.7  The data / reports coming for entire process of disposal of media fill vials shall be filed and maintained separately.
Note: 1) Handling of glass pieces shall be done with much care to avoid any injury.
2) Proper care and safety measures shall be taken to handle the material coming after disposal.
3) Media spills shall be handled with much care and shall be decontaminated with disinfectant

6.0  ABBREVIATIONS

6.1  SOP – Standard operating procedure
6.2  °C – Degree centigrade
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