Standard operating procedure on intimation to QC Department for Retesting of Raw Materials
1.0 Objective: To lay down the procedure for intimation to the QC Department for Retesting of Raw Materials
2.0 Aim: This procedure applies to the Warehouse department in the pharmaceutical industry.
3.0 Responsibility: 3.1 Raw material warehouse personnel to follow the procedure.
3.2 Q.C. officer is responsible for the sampling of the Re-Test materials.
3.3 The Head Warehouse is responsible for overall compliance with this SOP.
The re-test date of raw material is the date after one year of the initial Q.C. release date. These are the dates when the raw materials must be re-analyzed to establish continued compliance with specifications.
5.1 The warehouse person shall make the entry of the Re-test date after receiving of goods receipt note (GRN).
5.2 In the stock register, the warehouse in-charge shall enter the re-test date in the appropriate column for the material whose Q.C. passing slip (GRN) was assigned.
5.3 The warehouse in charge shall maintain a separate book to list the re-test dates in sequence, categorizing materials applicable for each month.
5.4 The Warehouse in-charge shall give intimation to the Q.C. department for sample withdrawal at least two weeks in advance to inform them about materials due for re-tests.
SOP-Standard Operating Procedure