Standard Operating Procedure For Cleaning Of S. S. Tanks/Pressure Vessels/Material Holding Tanks

by Pharmadocx Consultants


To lay down a procedure for cleaning of S.S. Tanks, Pressure Vessels & Material Holding Tanks.


This procedure applies for all S.S tanks, Pressure vessels/Material Holding Tanks



Production Chemist


1. Transfer the S.S. Tank, Pressure Vessel & Material Holding Tank with its lid to the washing area.        

Keep aside the lid at sufficient height.

Flush the tank with D.M. Water. Scrub with 0.1% Teepol solution using nylon ball.  Wash the lid similarly.                                                                           

Wash with D.M. Water to remove all traces of the Detergent.                                 

Rinse with filtered Distilled water, and drain off completely. Fix the lid properly.             

Put status label and date.                                                                                                       

Rinse the vessel again with Distilled Water just before use. 

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

(Review date on or before 12 months from date of authorization

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.

11 June 2023

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