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SOP for Handling of Tablet Counter


Standard operating procedure to handle the Tablet Counter.

1.0  OBJECTIVE:

       To lay down the procedure for handling of Tablet Counter.

2.0  SCOPE:

       This SOP shall be applicable for receipt, numbering system, usage, storage of Tablet Counter in Packing Area in Production Department.

3.0  RESPONSIBILITY:

3.1  Execution              : Operator
3.2  Checking               : Production Pharmacist & Above

4.0  ACCOUNTABILITY:

       HOD-Production / Assigned Designee

5.0  PROCEDURE:

5.1  NUMBERING OF TABLET COUNTER

5.1.1  Following system is followed for numbering of Tablet counter.
5.1.1.1  Number the Tablet counter as TC/X/Y/01.
5.1.1.2  TC stands for Tablet Counter.
5.1.1.3  X stands for numbers of cavity.
5.1.1.4  Y stands for size of cavity.
5.1.1.5  01 stands for number of counter.
5.1.1.6  After receiving new Tablet Counter of same specification, assign next tablet counter number serially e.g. 2nd tablet counter will be numbered as: TC/X/Y/02.

5.2  STORAGE, ISSUE & USAGE OF TABLET COUNTER

5.2.1  Tablet counter should be stored in poly bag tied with knot and kept into the carets with “CLEANED” label and maintain a record.
5.2.2  Production person shall issue the numbered tablet counter to operator when it required and record it.
5.2.3  Ensure the cleanliness of the tablet counter both before and after use and clean the tablet counter as per SOP for Cleaning of Tablet Counter.
5.2.4  Whenever there is a product changeover, operator shall return the cleaned and dried tablet counter with proper “CLEANED” status label to the production person.

6.0  ABBREVIATIONS:

6.1  SOP: Standard Operating Procedure
6.2  BPR: Batch Packing Record
6.3  Q.A.: Quality Assurance
6.4  HOD: Head of The Department
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