sop for Handling of sieves and screen
1.1 To describe the procedure for handling of sieves and screen.
2.1 This SOP shall be applicable for receipt, numbering system, usage, storage and destruction of sieves and screens.
3.1 Operator – To perform the procedure.
3.2 Executive production- To ensure that the operation is being performed in compliance with the
SOP and BPR.
3.3 IPQA person – To ensure line clearance, in-process checks, and to counter check that the
Compliance is in line with SOP and BPR.
4.1 Department Head
5.1 RECEIPT OF SIEVES/SCREEN
5.1.1 Raise the requisition note to purchase department with the required specifications for ordering the new sieves/screen.
5.1.2 On the receipt of new sieves/screen from the manufacturer, check the quantity as per delivery challan.
5.1.3 After receiving the sieves/screen record the entry in as per format
5.1.4 Check the intactness/ integrity of the sieves/screen visually if any and record as per format no
5.1.5 Inform details of damaged sieves/screen if any, to the purchase department / manufacturer and return the same
5.2 NUMBERING OF SIEVES/SCREEN
5.2.1 Number the sieve as per formate
5.2.2 X stand for company name
5.2.3 T stands for tablet.
5.2.4 L stands for liquid.
5.2.5 SV stands for sieve
5.2.6 001 stands for sieve number.
5.2.7 After receiving new sieve of same specification, assign next sieve number serially e.g. 2nd sieve will be numbered
5.2.8 Number the screen
5.2.10 T stands for tablet.
5.2.11 L stands for liquid.
5.2.12 SC stands for screen.
5.2.13 001 stands for sieve number.
5.2.14 After receiving new screen of same specification, assign next sieve number serially e.g. 2nd sieve will be numbered
5.3 STORAGE, ISSUE & USAGE OF SIEVES/SCREEN
5.3.1 New Sieves/screen should be stored in poly bag and kept into the racks with “CLEANED” label as per format no
5.3.2 The numbered sieves/screen were dedicated to the area and it usage is record in format as per format no
5.3.3 Check the intactness of the sieves/screen before and after use, and also record the same in format
5.3.4 Ensure the cleanliness of the sieves/screen both before and after use and clean the sieves/ screen as per no Standard cleaning procedure.
5.3.5 Whenever there is a product changeover, operator shall clean & dry sieves/screen properly & pharmacist shall affix “CLEANED” status label to the sieves/screen as per format no
5.4 DESTRUCTION OF SIEVES/SCREEN
5.4.1 If the sieves/screen found damage or defective during use or at the time of integrity check should be destroyed
5.4.2 Before sending the sieves/screen to scrap yard for destruction, de-shaped by using hammer.
5.4.3 Record the entry of destruction in format as per format no
5.6.1 Switch ‘OFF’ the machine.
5.6.2 Switch ‘OFF’ the main power.
5.6.3 Isolate the electrical supply.
6.1 Trainer: Department Head.
6.2 Trainee: Production, Quality Assurance and Operator person.
6.3 Period: two hours or as per required.
7.1 One set of Master copy and one set of Controlled copy submit the QA department.
9.1 SOP : Standard operating Procedure
9.2 IPQA : In-process Quality assurances
9.3 BPR : Batch processing record
9.4 IPC : In processing container
9.5 SLS : Sodium lauryl sulfate
10.0 DOCUMENT CHANGE HISTORY
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