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SOP on cleaning / Sanitization Microbiology Department.

1.0 Objective: SOP On Cleaning Procedure Microbiology department, the department must be cleaning and Sanitization according to the prescribed procedure.

2.0 Scope: This procedure SOP On Cleaning and Sanitization Procedure applies to Microbiology Department.

3.0 Responsibility:

3.1 Microbiologist to implements 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% used as a cleaning agent for clean the floor in the microbiology lab.

5.0 Use of Disinfectant agents in 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 using for cleaning.

7.2 Wear gloves wherever the chemical is used for cleaning to avoid body contact.

7.3 Remove “To be clean label.”

7.4 Prepare the 0.1 % teepol, disinfectant, and sanitizing agents by using DM 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 formate.

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.

8.0 Distribution

8.1 Master Copy : (Quality Assurance)

8.2 Controlled Copies: Quality Assurance, Microbiology-QC


SOP: Standard operating procedure

DM: Demineralized water

IPA: Isopropyl alcohol

%: Percentage

Also Read: Preparation of 70% IPA solution

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