1.0 Objective: SOP On Cleaning Procedure Microbiology department, the department must be clean and sanitized according to the prescribed procedure.
2.0 Scope: This standard operating procedure is applicable to the Cleaning / Sanitization Microbiology Department.
3.1 Microbiologist to implement this SOP.
3.2 Head departments to overall compliance to this sop.
4.0 Use of cleaning agents in a microbiology lab
4.1 Teepol 0.1% is used as a cleaning agent for cleaning the floor in the microbiology lab.
5.0 Use of Disinfectant Agents in the microbiology section
5.1 Dettol or Savlon 2.5% as a disinfectent agents.
6.0 Use of Sanitizing Agent in the microbiology department
6.1 IPA 70%
7.0 Procedure for cleaning microbiology lab:
7.1 Nylon Brush, Lint-free wet & dry cloth, the Vacuum cleaner is used for cleaning.
7.2 Wear gloves wherever the chemical is used for cleaning to avoid body contact.
7.3 Remove the “To be clean label.”
7.4 Prepare the 0.1 % teepol, disinfectant, and sanitizing agents by using D.M. Water.
7.5 Mop the area daily Shift wise using the above solution.
7.6 Record the time of cleaning and the name of the cleaner.
7.7 Change or Rotate the Disinfectant solution every week.
7.8 Record the name of the disinfectant solution format.
7.9 Use sanitizer 70% IPA on equipment to sanitize and record the activity in the prescribed format.
7.10 After cleaning, change the status of the area and affix the “Cleaned” label as per the “Status labeling” SOP.
8.1 Master Copy : (Quality Assurance)
8.2 Controlled Copies: Quality Assurance, Microbiology-QC
SOP: Standard operating procedure
DM: Demineralized water
IPA: Isopropyl alcohol
Related: Preparation of 70% IPA solution