SOP for Behavior in Quality Control Department

1.0 Objective
To lay down a procedure for behavior in quality control department.
2.0 Scope
This SOP is applicable to all persons working in Quality Control department.
3.0 Responsibility
3.1 All Quality Control Officers are responsible to follow the SOP.
3.2 Quality Control Head or his/her designee is responsible for implementation of this SOP.
4.0 Accountability
4.1 Quality Control Head & QA Head shall be accountable for compliance of this SOP.
5.0 Abbreviations and Definitions
QA       : Quality Assurance
SOPs    : Standard Operating Procedure
QC       : Quality Control
MSDS  : Material Safety Data Sheet
GLP     : Good Laboratory Practices
MOA   : Method of Analysis
6.0 Procedure
6.1 Keep the working place neat and clean.
6.2 Follow general instruction laid down by department head.
6.3 Wear appropriate clothing as per SOP.
6.4 Follow safety guideline as per instruction given manufactures on container label, while performing hazardous test / handling hazardous chemicals.
6.5 Carry out analysis as per their respective Specification.
6.6 Follow all respective SOP, M.O.A. during any analysis.
6.7 Follow MSDS of chemicals which is available in chemical analysis room, before performing analysis hazardous chemicals / materials.
6.8 Handling the hazardous chemical and toxic chemicals very carefully as per respective SOP in presence of QC Head.
6.9 Follow GLP and fill all related records on line while performing analysis properly in respective annexures / records.
6.10 Before starting any analysis check the expiry of volumetric solution / chemicals / regents / instrument calibration due date.
6.11 Always place back all regents / chemicals bottles to its proper place after use.
6.12 Do not keep used glassware on working platform, but place it properly in tray labelled as “Glassware for washing”.
6.13 Always draw attention of Head in case finding any damaged or eligible regent / chemical bottle label during working. Such labels are to be replaced.
6.14 Always handle sensitive equipment like Analytical balance very gently.
6.15 Take care to protect data sheet from any damaged / spillage on it during its use for reporting.
6.16 Do not eat drink, chew, and smoke while performing the analysis.
6.17 Do not horse play and chit chat in laboratory?
6.18 Maintain discipline at all place.
7.0 Forms and Records (Annexures)
8.0 Distribution
8.1 Master copy     –       Quality Assurance
8.2 Controlled copies –       Quality Control
9.0 History
Revision Number
                      Reason for Revision
                            New SOP