Standard Operating Procedure For Water For Injection Storage Tank Cleaning Standard Operating Procedure

by Pharmadocx Consultants


To lay down procedure for cleaning of storage tank for Injection.


Production Manager


As the name itself indicates the tank is  used to store water for injection I.P. Tank is kept in sterile area & the water stored in it, is used for batch manufacturing purposes.  Capacity of tank  is 325 lts.  Tank has been provided with the water inlet, water outlet, drainage pipe & a lid to cover & clean the tank.


1.         Scrubbing brush       

2.         0.2 % teepol soln.

3.         Bucket & Mug

4.         Lint free cloth.


1          Remove all water for inj. I.P. from the tanks. Close water   Drainage valve.

2          Scrub the tank from inside with brush & 0.2 % teepol soln.

3          Rinse the tank thrice with water followed by twice each with Purified water  & Water For Injection  each.                              

4          The tank is ready for use. Close the drain valve & cover the lid.

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

14 June 2023

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