1.0 Objective: To lay down a procedure for the sanitization of drain points in pharmaceuticals.
2.0 Scope: The procedure is applicable to drain point sanitization in the production area at pharmaceutical companies.
3.0 Responsibility: Housekeeping personnel is to follow this procedure.
officers, Executives are responsible to implement this SOP.
Manager – Production Department responsible for Overall compliance with this SOP
4.1 Sanitization Of Drain Points in general areas
4.1.1 Clean the drain with a nylon scrubber followed by purified water.
4.1.2 Prepare the disinfectant/ sanitizing solution as per SOP ‘Preparation of disinfectant/ sanitizing solution‘.
4.1.2 Pour 500 ml of 2.5% v/v Dettol/ savlon solution into the drain and allow the solution to remain for 15 minutes in the drain points.
4.1.3 Change the disinfectant solution daily.
4.1.4 Sanitize the drain point at the end of the day.
4.1.5 Record the sanitization activity in the given in Annexure –I.
4.2 Disinfection In the Sterile Section
4.2.1 The drain points covering the mesh shall be cleaned with a nylon scrubber.
4.2.2 Cleaned the drain points with a nylon scrubber by opening the mess to avoid water clogging.
4.2.3 Pour 500 ml of 2.5% v/v Dettol/ savlon solution into the drain and allow the solution to remain for 15 minutes in the drain points
4.2.4 Close the drain by the mesh & cover it.
4.2.5 Record the sanitization activity in the given in Annexure –I.
4.3.1 Use Disinfectant Savlon/Dettol every alternate week.
Related: Cleaning, sanitizing in Pharmaceuticals.
QA: Quality Assurance
SOP: Standard Operating Procedure
v/v: Volume by Volume