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SOP for Vacuum Pump

Learn how to operate the Vacuum Pump used in quality control for filtration of mobile phase.


This procedure is applicable for vacuum pump in Quality Control Department.




Ensure that unit is placed on sturdy & leveled surface.
Ensure that all the connections of the equipment are proper.
Attach a silicon or rubber tubing to the outlet of the vacuum pump & attach other terminus of the tube to the required apparatus or equipment e.g. filtration assembly or vacuum oven.
Ensure that whole system is ready for start up of suction.
Turn on the mains as well as button of the vacuum pump.
After vacuum creation activity is completed, turn off the pump.


Never allow any liquid to enter the pump.
Ankur Choudhary is India's first professional pharmaceutical blogger, author and founder of Pharmaceutical Guidelines, a widely-read pharmaceutical blog since 2008. Sign-up for the free email updates for your daily dose of pharmaceutical tips.
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