sop for cleaning and storage of transfer pipe

sop for cleaning and storage of transfer pipe


1.1 To describe the procedure for cleaning and storage of transfer pipe.
2.1 This procedure is applicable for transfer pipe present in the production Liquid department.
3.1 Operator – To perform the procedure.
3.2 Officer production- To ensure that the operation is being performed in compliance with the

3.3 IPQA person – To ensure in-process checks, and counter check that the
Compliance is in line with SOP.

4.1 Department Head
5.1 Cleaning procedure
5.1.1 Dismantle the SS pipe line, clean with long hand nylon brush applying rubbing on inner surface.
5.1.2 Dip all clamps, gasket in hot purified water for 15 minutes and clean with nylon scrubber.
5.1.3 Dry all clamps, gasket by moping of lint free cloth.
5.1.4 Pass potable water through flexible hose pipe till the liquid is washed out.
5.1.5 Clean the Transfer Line with running purified water.
5.1.6 Finally Rinse with 100 liter hot purified water (80 to 850c) for 15 minutes recirculation in SS vessel.
5.1.7 Dry the surface with moping of lint free cloth.
5.1.8 Store all SS transfer line and PVC pipe in clean polybag with cleaning status label with cleaning validity instruction.
5.1.9 Affix “Cleaned “Label as per sop to the machine.
5.1.10 Inform QA chemist for Line Clearance of the machine.
5.2 Operation

5.2.1 Cleaned Transfer Line is attached to sugar syrup vessel & to manufacturing vessel by AODD/transfer pump with the help of clamps.
5.2.2 Next transfer line is attached from manufacturing Tank to Storage tank by Filter Press with the help of clamps.
5.2.3 Next transfer line is attached from storage Tank to holding tank by Filter Press/Transfer pump with the help of clamps.
5.2.4 Check the clamps properly tight, so that there is no leakage when tightened up in the Assembly.
5.2.5 After checking from Production officer and IPQA Process will continue.
5.2.6 All activity to be recorded as per sop
6.1 Trainer: Department Head.
6.2 Trainee: Production, Quality Assurance and Operator person.
6.3 Period: one hour or as per required.
7.1 One set of Master copy and one set of Controlled copy submit the QA department.
8.1 Nil

9.1 QA : Quality Assurance.
9.2 IPQA : In process Quality Assurance
9.3 % : Percentage
9.4 SOP : Standard operating Procedure.
9.5 AODD : Air operated double diaphragm


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