Standard Operating Procedure for Handling of Poisonous Chemicals used in Quality Control Laboratory
To lay down a procedure for Handling of Poisonous Chemicals used in Quality Control Laboratory.
The scope of this procedure is applicable for Handling of Poisonous Chemicals used in Quality Control Laboratory at [company name].
QC Personnel: To Handle the Poisonous Chemicals.
Head QC/Designee : To Monitor the Activity.
5.1 All poisonous chemicals should be kept in separate storage cabinets.
5.2 All poisonous chemicals should be kept under lock and key. The key should be kept with the head of the department.
5.3 All poisonous chemicals should not be available to others without authorization.
5.4 In case any incident occurs due to poisonous chemicals, inform the Manager – QC, Manager – QA, and Safety Member. Report it as an incident.
5.5 The head of the department is authorized to issue the keys of these drawers.
5.6 A safety shower and eye washer should be used during any incident due to poisonous chemicals.
5.7 Handle all poisonous chemicals very carefully.
5.8 All safety norms such as hand gloves, safety goggles, and nose masks should be used during the handling of hazardous chemicals.
5.9 Before handling any poisonous chemical, read the Material Safety Data Sheet.
5.10 Wear all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as hand gloves, safety goggles, and nose masks before opening any hazardous chemical bottle.
5.11 Avoid spillage of any poisonous chemical in the laboratory.
5.12 Report any spillage to the concerned person and control the spillage with a suitable device and report to the safety officer.
5.13 Tightly close the poisonous chemical bottle after usage.
5.14 Keep the poisonous chemicals back under lock and key after usage.
5.15 A consumption record for poisonous chemicals should be maintained as per the respective format.
5.16 A list of poisonous chemicals should be maintained as per the respective format.
6.0 Acceptance Criteria:
As and when required.
8.0 Format for recording:
8.1 Format for “Consumption Record”.
|Sr. No.||Quantity Issued||Lot No. / B. No.||Quantity Used||Balance Quantity||Used For||Consumed By||Checked By||Remarks|
8.2 Format for “List of Poisonous Chemicals”.
|Sr. No.||Poisonous Chemical|
|———-||Prepared By||Checked By|
|Department||Quality Control||Quality Control|