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SOP for Cleaning of Drum Mixer


Standard operating procedure to clean the drum mixer.

1.0 OBJECTIVE:

To lay down the cleaning procedure for Drum mixer.

2.0 SCOPE:

This SCP shall be applicable for Drum mixer in Blending area in Production department.

3.0 RESPONSIBILITY:

3.1 Execution :Operator
3.2 Checking :Pharmacist and Above

4.0 ACCOUNTABILITY:

HOD-Production

5.0 PROCEDURE:

5.1 Put “OFF” the electric supply.
5.2 Remove the lid and butter fly valve assembly. Loose the bolt of baffle cone fitted inside the lid.
5.3 Wipe off residual powder by dry lint free cloth.
5.4 Wash with Potable water at least two times till all the residue is washed off. Use 2.5 % “Teepol” solution & scrub the parts if required.
5.5 Finally rinse with purified water.
5.6 In case of blenders with mucon valve assembly dismantle the valve and wash with lint free cloth with the help of Potable water. Finally rinse with purified water and allow drying.
5.7 Wipe off all the parts with 70 % v/v solution of Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA) and allow drying.
5.8 Affix “Cleaned” label and fill the “Equipment Log Book”.
5.9 Re-cleaned if not used within 72 hours.

6.0 ABBREVIATION:

SCP :Standard Cleaning Procedure
IPA :Isopropyl Alcohol
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