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SOP on cleaning of Aspirator assembly and disposal of waste raw material collected during filling operation.

  • Objective
  •  To lay down the procedure for cleaning of aspirator assembly and disposal of waste raw material collected during filling operation.
  • Scope
  • This SOP is applicable for cleaning of aspirator assembly and disposal of waste raw material in Dry powder Injectable facility.
  • Responsibility
  • Officers or above (Production) shall be responsible for cleaning of Aspirator assembly and disposal of waste raw material collected during filling operation.
  • Accountability
  • Production-Head shall be accountable for the compliance of the SOP.
  • Abbreviations
  • SOP : Standard Operating Procedure
  • Procedure
  • Aspirator assembly is used for collection of waste raw material from the pistons of filling machine through vacuum system.
  • Remove the SS container and vacuum filter from the Aspirator assembly.
  • Transfer the SS container and vacuum filter to equipment washing and sterilization room LAF Unit through dynamic pass box in filling room and in cooling Room.
  • Clean and sanitize the Aspirator assembly by wiping with Lint free duster soaked in 20% Virosil Pharma.
  • Collect waste raw material from SS container in a polybag, also collect waste raw material from the vacuum filter by gentle tapping with hand.
  • Prepare 2% NaOH solution in a container and dip SS container and vacuum filter in it for 30 minutes.
  • After 30 minutes drain the waste solution to ETP through drain point No IV in equipment washing and sterilization room.
  • Wash the SS container and vacuum filter under running purified water to remove any remnants of previous product.
  • Dry the vacuum filter by using compressed air in equipment wash and sterilization room.
  • Sterilize the SS container and vacuum filter in filling machine parts load as per Sop on sterilization of vial filling & bunging machine parts (PI-SP-059).
  • Bring the sterilized SS container and vacuum filter to filling room through Dynamic pass box and reassemble it to Aspirator assembly.
  • Deactivate waste raw material by mixing with 2 % NaOH solution and drain the contents to ETP through drain point No IV in equipment wash and sterilization room.
  • Forms and Records (Annexures)
  • Not Applicable
  • Distribution
  • Master copy –  Quality Assurance
  • Controlled copies- Quality Assurance, Production, Quality Control
  • History
    Date Revision Number
    Reason for Revision
    00 New SOP

 

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