Standard Operating Procedure For Receipt Of Packaging Material In Production

by Pharmadocx Consultants


To lay down the procedure for requisition of packaging material from store,

mode of delivery and receipt of packaging material in packaging area at manufacturing



This procedure applies for all Packaging Material to be received.


– The Production Officer.

–  The Store Officer.


1.Obtain a set of computerized packaging order for the batch as per the production plan.

2.Prepare the packaging order based on expected yield and permissible wastage.

3.Check and certify that the packaging order is correct in all respects and get it authorized from production manager.

4.Deposit in stores for issuing the packaging material.

5.Receive the issued material through the material gate of production block accompanied by set of packaging order.

6.Dedust the shipping boxes and bags.

7.Physically check and count all packaging components received against packaging order.

8.Acknowledge the receipt of material on packaging order and file the departmental coy in BPR.

9.Stack the issued quantities on pellets in a manner to avoid damage due to over loading or fall down.

10.Store the received labels in cupboard and other printed packaging components in a locked room.  Restrict the access to this area.

11.Segregate the similar looking packaging components separately.

 12.Store the adhesives in an air tight container.

(GM Production)
Checked by:
(QA Manager)
Authorised by:
(Director Technical)

Written by Anmol Singh

Anmol Singh Completed his Bachelors in Field of Mechanical and Automation Engineering. He has over 2 Years of experience in field of Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Cosmetics Manufacturing.

10 June 2023

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