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SOP for Cleaning of Dissolution Tester


Standard operating procedure to clean the dissolution tester including bowls, baskets and paddles.

1.0 OBJECTIVE

To lay down procedure for cleaning.

2.0 SCOPE

This procedure is applicable to dissolution tester installed in Quality Control Laboratory.

3.0 RESPONSIBILITY

3.1 Doing : Worker
3.2 Checking : Executive/ Manager

4.0 ACCOUNTABILITY

Head of the Department

5.0 PROCEDURE

5.1 Lift the Stirrer Unit by UP(­) key.
5.2 Switch ‘OFF’ the heater.
5.3 Switch ‘OFF’ the instrument.
5.4 Switch ‘OFF’ the main.
5.5 Cleaning procedure for Apparatus
Frequency : After completion of every dissolution test.
5.6 Remove the bowl from its place and discard the medium of each bowl. Wash the each bowl properly with R.O. water then keep it inside the dissolution bath number wise.
5.7 Remove the basket/paddle apparatus from the dissolution tester. Wash them with R.O. water and dry with tissue paper and keep at proper place.
5.8 Keep the record in the instrument log card.
5.9 Cleaning procedure for water bath of Dissolution Tester.
Frequency : Once in a week or if necessary.
5.10 Remove all the bowls from water bath.
5.11 Remove the baskets/paddle apparatus from the stirrer unit.
5.12 Remove the circulating pipe which is provided at right rear side of water bath (inlet)
5.13 Start the Circulating Pump from the option menu and drain the dirty water in wastage water bucket.
5.14 Insert the Circulating Pipe in its proper place.
5.15 Wash the bath with raw water, detergent solution and with raw water sequentially, until no foam of detergent remains in the bath. After complete removal of the detergent, wash the bath finally with R.O. water
5.16 Fill the bath with R.O. water up to level mark.
5.17 Record it as per Annexure-I.

Related: Calibration of Dissolution Tester

6.0 ABBREVIATIONS

6.1 SOP - Standard Operating Procedure
6.2 R.O. water - Reverse Osmosis Water.



                                                                 ANNEXURE-I

Q.C. DEPARTMENT
                                  CLEANING PROCEDURE FOR  DISSOLUTION TEST APPARATUS
NAME OF THE INSTRUMENT :
MAKE                                           :
MODEL NO                                  : TDT-08  L
IDENTIFICATION  NO.

Date  of cleaning
Due date of cleaning
Cleaned by
Checked by
Remarks








































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