SOP For Silica Gel Activation

  1. OBJECTIVE:

To lay down a procedure for silica gel activation.

  • SCOPE:

This procedure is applicable for procedure for silica gel activation.

  • RESPONSIBILITY:

QC Officer/ QC Executive

  • ACCOUNTABILITY:

QC Manager

  • PROCEDURE:
    • Before activation of silica gel ensure that colour of Silica gel have been changed from blue to Pink colour above 70%.
    • Collect the deactivate silica gel from different area of laboratory.
    • Switch on oven and set the temperature 105°C.
    • Keep silica gel in tray and put in oven after achieving 105 °C, for six hours then check the colour of silica gel.
    • If the colour of Silica gel is changed from pink to blue colour it means silica gel are activated.
    • If the colour of Silica gel has not been changed from pink to blue colour then process should be continue till colour is changed.
    • After activation of silica gel, remove from oven cool and store for further use in laboratory as per the requirement.
    • Silica gel activation record maintain.
    • Hot air oven usage record fills.
  • TRAINING:

Trainer   : Manager – Quality Control

Trainees : Staff of the QC departments

  • DISTRIBUTION:

Master Copy                  :           QA Department

Controlled Copy            :           QC Department

Display Copy                 :           QC Department

  • REFERENCES:

In-House

Silica gel

Bhanu Pratap Singh

BHANU PRATAP SINGH IS EXPERIENCED IN PHARMACEUTICAL, AUTHOR AND FOUNDER OF PHARMACEUTICAL GUIDESLINE (WWW.PHARMAGUIDESLINE.COM), A WIDELY READ PHARMACEUTICAL BLOG SINCE 2019. EMAIL:- INFO@PHARMAGUIDESLINE.COM

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