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SOP for Careful Handling of Poisonous Chemicals


Standard operating procedure to handle the poisonous and harmful chemicals in laboratory.

1.0  OBJECTIVE

       To have a control on careful handling and issue of poisonous chemical to avoid any accident in the Laboratory.      

2.0  SCOPE

       This procedure is applicable to poisonous chemical lying in laboratory which are harmful while using and storage.

3.0  RESPONSIBILITY

3.1  Doing      :   Technical Assistant
3.2  Checking :   Executive/Manager

4.0  ACCOUNTABILITY

       Head  of the Department

5.0  PROCEDURE

5.1  On use of any chemical read the label and check that it is poisonous chemical or not.
5.2  Handle the poisonous chemical as per the material safety data sheet in presence of supervisor.
5.3  Use hand gloves, safety goggles, mask and other protective means.
5.4  Open and transfer the poisonous chemicals, solution or preparation in fuming hood only.
5.5  Use solution bulb or vacuums during pipetting of solution.
5.6  Store Poisonous chemicals in designated locked and key area indicating they are dangerous and poisonous.
5.7  Key to be kept in control of person incharge only
5.8  List of poisonous chemicals.
5.9  Record the stock and maintain the usage.
5.10  Verify the stock and sign it.

Related: SOP for Handling of the Spillages in the Laboratory

6.0  ABBREVIATIONS

6.1  SOP - Standard Operating Procedure
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