To lay down a standard procedure for retesting schedule of Raw material.
This SOP is applicable for retesting schedule of raw material in Quality Control Laboratory
Officers / Executive – Quality Control shall be responsible for follow that procedure.
Manager- Quality Control and Head QA shall be accountable for compliance of this SOP.
6.1 On receipt of raw material, enter the retesting date in register and in computer system on basis of the list prepared and updated for active and inactive.
6.2 Retest due date shall not be more than the expiry date of the raw material. If the expiry date is less then assign the retest date of one year or half year.
6.3 Receive the information from the store one month in advance for the material due for retesting.
6.4 Sample the material for retesting as per schedule as per list received from the raw material store and verify against their records.
6.5 Affix under retest label on each container and cross out approved label with marker on all the containers.
6.6 Change the status of material in the computer from approved to under test if materials are not sampled and tested before the due date of retest.
6.7 Mark sampled stamp on container from which the samples are collected.
6.8 Carry out the test for each raw material as in Standard test procedure.
6.9 On approval affix approved label with the new retesting date on the containers.
6.10 Give the new retesting date as per the list of RM.
6.11 If the material is rejected affix rejected label on each container.
6.12 Change the status of material in the system from under test to approved.
6.13 Prepare retest report, check and get it signed by QC Incharge.
6.14 Keep the record of retesting in a separate file.
SOP: Standard Operating Procedure
QC: Quality Control
QA: Quality Assurance
RM: Raw material
- DISTRIBUTION LIST:
Quality Assurance Department
Quality Control Department
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