This SOP describes the cleaning operation of centrifuge to ensure that the centrifuge is free from previous batch material.
Operators and chargers are responsible for the cleaning of centrifuge.
a) Open the top cover of the centrifuge.
b) Wash nozzles and top of the centrifuge.
c) Remove centrifuge bag.
d) Wash the basket with DM water and start spinning the centrifuge and under these conditions wash the basket with DM water.
e) Stop the centrifuge.
f) Wash the bag with DM water.
g) Fix the bag in the centrifuge.
h) Start the centrifuge and again wash the bag in slow speed of the centrifuge.
i) Put back the cover and clamp it.
Cleaning should be done after every batch.
Equipment cleaning record format should be used.