sop for Colour Coding of Piping and Accessories of Utilities
To lay down a procedure of Colour Coding of Piping and Accessories of Utilities.
This Standard Operating Procedure is applicable for Colour Coding of Piping and Accessories of Utilities to be followed at formulation plants
3.1 Officer / Executive Engineering shall be responsible for the execution of this procedure.
3.2 Engineering Manager shall be responsible for the implementation of this SOP.
3.3 Head QA/designee shall be responsible for the compliance of this SOP.
4.0 Abbreviations and Definitions
SOP : Standard Operating Procedure etc
ER : Engineering
QA : Quality Assurance
5.1 All colour codes defined in this document shall hold true for all sections of the plant.
5.2 All such colour code legends shall be displayed in a prominent location in the utility block and service areas only.
5.3 Any legends displayed shall indicate the reference SOP number and shall be duly authorized.
5.4 For the matter of easy identification and standardization the following color coding shall be used.
FIRE HYDRANT – FIRE RED BASE
POTABLE/RAW WATER – GREEN BASE
COMPRESSED AIR – BLUE BASE
PURIFIED WATER – GREEN BASE AND YELLOW BASE
WATER FOR INJECTION – ORANGE BASE
STEAM – RED BASE
5.5 Following exhibit shall indicate the colour scheme indicated only for reference and not for specific color comparison.
Fire Red Base
WATER FOR INJECTION
6.1 Master copy – Documentation Cell (Quality Assurance)
6.2 Controlled copies – Engineering Department