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SOP for Handling of Spillage of Solid/Liquid Media Containing Growth


Standard operating procedure for spillage of solid and liquid media in which growth observed during microbiological testing.

1.0  Objective 

       To ensure the removal of the micro organisms from the surface without any health hazard. 

2.0  SCOPE

       This procedure is applicable for spillage of solid and liquid media in which growth observed during microbiological testing.

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  Upon spillage of the solid or liquid media containing growth, wear surgical gloves and collect solid media and remove excess fluid from the surface with the help of cotton piece.
5.2  Spray 70% Isopropyl alcohol and leave it for 5 minutes. 
5.3  Mop the surface twice using cotton piece with 2.5 % Dettol or 1% Hexita or 10 % Aldekol -H.
5.4  Let it dry.
5.5  Discard the media with cotton piece as per S.O.P.

6.0  ABBREVIATIONS

6.1  S.O.P.= Standard operating procedure
6.2  %= Percentage
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