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Format No. F/ST/008
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Destruction of Finished goods
1.0 Purpose : To provide a documented procedure to establish the procedure for the
Authorization and destruction of expired finished goods in order to avoid misuse or mix up.
2.0 Objective : To provide a guideline on activities to be carried out on expired goods
Prior to and during destruction.
3.0 Scope : Destruction of finished good of ---pharmaceutical Ltd,
4.0 Responsibility :
· Production Dept
· Store Incharge.
· Quality Assurance
5.0 Procedure :
· To intimate destruction of expired Finished Product as per defined procedure.
· To supervise the destruction activity.
· To organize the destruction
· To prepare report regarding destruction.
· To keep record of the disposed expired finished goods.
· To check and ensure Excise formalities.
Ø Transfer expired finished goods to the scrap yard.
Ø Intimate the destruction of expired goods by filling Material Destruction
Ø Get the approval from Q.A. Department.
Ø Get the authorization from General Manager.
Ø Destroy the expired goods in presence of QA person.
Ø After destruction send a copy of destruction note to Account Depts. For
Ø Finished products should be destroyed after 6 months from the date of expiry
Ø Check the Batch No. of products which are to be destroyed.
Ø Take out all expired / rejected finished goods in a separate polythene bag.
Ø Label the polythene bag as “Expired / Rejected” samples.
Ø Destroy the finished products as per defined procedure.
Ø Document the details of destruction and make the cross reference in the Finished
Ø Separate the product (primary packing) from its packing
Ø Product compactable with water Dissolved or suspend, contents of the product
in a container with water.
Ø Pass the suspended contents into drain and flush with sufficient water.
Ø Packing materials used in the product like – labels, cartons, leaflets should be
Passed through shredder.
Ø Jars should be passed through crusher.
Ø Collect the shredding in a polybag or a corrugated box and dispose the same
To GIDC dustbin.
MATERIAL DESTRUCTION FORM
The General Manager,
We seek your authorization for destruction of the following products.