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SOP for Behavior in Quality Control Department

Standard operating procedure to learn how to behave in Quality Control Laboratory in pharmaceuticals.


       To clearly lay down the procedure for behavior in quality control department.

2.0  SCOPE

       This procedure is applicable to all persons working in quality control department.


3.1  Doing       :  Technical Assistant/Executive
3.2  Checking : Executive/Manager


       Head of Department


5.1  Keep the working place neat and clean.
5.2  Follow general instruction laid down by department head.
5.3  Wear appropriate clothing as per S.O.P.
5.4  Follow safety guideline as per instruction given by manufacturers on container label, while performing hazardous test /handling hazardous chemicals.
5.5  Carry out analysis as per their respective specification.
5.6  Follow all respective S.O.P, M.O.A. during any analysis.
5.7  Follow MSDS of chemicals which is available in chemical analysis room, before performing analysis of hazardous chemicals /materials.
5.8  Handle the hazardous and toxic chemicals very carefully as per respective S.O.P. in presence of Q.C. incharge.
5.9  Follow GLP and fill all related records on line while performing analysis, properly in respective annexures /records .     
5.10  Before starting any analysis check the expiry of volumetric solution/chemicals/reagents/ instrument calibration due date.
5.11  Always place back all reagents/chemicals bottles to its proper place after use.
5.10  Do not keep used glassware on working platform, but place it properly in tray labelled as      “Glassware for washing”
5.11  Always draw attention of incharge in case finding any damaged or eligible reagent/chemical bottle label during working. Such labels are to be replaced.
5.12  Always handle sensitive equipment like analytical balance very gently.
5.13  Take care to protect data sheet from any damage/spillage on it during its use for reporting.
5.16  Do not eat drink, chew, smoke while performing the analysis.
5.17  Do not horse play and chitchat in laboratory.
5.18  Behave decently in laboratory.
5.19  Maintain discipline at all places.


6.1  MSDS = Material Safety Data Sheet
6.2  Q.C. = Quality control
6.3  S.O.P.No. = Standard Operating Procedure number
6.4  G.L.P = Good Laboratory Practices
6.5  MOA = Method of analysis
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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