Standard Operating Procedure For Washing, Cleaning & Storage of Equipments, Vessels, Stirrer & Machine Parts For Liquid Injection

by Pharmadocx Consultants

PURPOSE:  To lay down procedure for Washing, cleaning & storage of equipments, vessels & 

Machine parts for liquid injection.

RESPONSIBILITY  :   Production Manager.


1. 0.2% Teepol solution.

2. Scrubbing brush.

3. Potable water

4. Purified water

5. Water for injection.

6. Butter paper & rubber bands.

PROCEDURE :- Following steps are involved.

1.EQUIPMENT DISASSEMBLY :-  Equipment or machine parts like syringe should be 

completely disassembled to render complete cleaning .

2. PRE WASH :- Collect all the vessels to be washed in the washing section & sprinkle hot water 

over them.

3. SCRUBBING :- With a plastic brush soaked in 0.2% teepol solution, scrub all equipments to 

remove stains, medicine depositions etc.

4. INITIAL RINSE :- Rinse with potable water till they are  free from teepol.

5. FINAL RINSE :- Rinse all washed articles twice each with purified water  followed by water for   injection. 

6. WASH WATER ANALYSIS :-   Request Q.C. Dept to  withdraw sample of wash water & send  their results for the  testing of detergent & last batch traces . Put clean equipment tag after 

getting approval from Q.C Dept.


After completion of washing , washed articles should be stored under conditions which minimize the risk of contamination by particulate matter & after sterilization by viable organisms . To the extent possible components should be covered with lid or with butter paper or aluminum foils.

Author:(Production Manager)Checked by:(QA Manager)Authorized by:(Director Administration)


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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.

15 June 2023

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