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SOP for Cleaning of Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrophotometer


Standard operating procedure to clean the Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrophotometer.

1.0 OBJECTIVE

To clearly lay down procedure for cleaning of fourier transform infrared spectrophotometer.

2.0 SCOPE

This procedure is applicable to clean the fourier transform spectrophotometer installed in quality control department.

3.0 RESPONSIBILITY

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

4.0 ACCOUNTABILITY

Head of the Department

5.0 PROCEDURE

5.1 Clean the instrument with clean cloth.
5.2 For DRS system
5.2.1 After each I.R , discard the sample and wipe the sample cap with tissue paper.
5.3 For liquid samples
5.3.1 After each IR ,wash the KBr pellet with carbon tetrachloride.
5.4 Switch ‘OFF’ the instrument and wipe it with clean cotton cloth.
5.5 Record in the format of instrument log card.

Related: Calibration of FTIR

6.0 ABBREVIATIONS

6.1 I.R = Infra red
6.2 S.O.P. = Standard operating procedure
6.3 KBr= Potassium Bromide
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