Adequate cleaning procedures important
Documented evidence needed - cleaning procedure will provide clean equipment, suitable for intended use.
What is the objective of cleaning validation?
- product, detergent and microbial residues
- prevent possible contamination and cross-contamination
1.3 Adequate cleaning procedures play an important role in preventing contamination and cross-contamination. Validation of cleaning methods provides documented evidence that an approved cleaning procedure will provide clean equipment, suitable for its intended use.
1.4 The objective of cleaning validation is to prove that the equipment is consistently cleaned of product, detergent and microbial residues to an acceptable level, to prevent possible contamination and cross-contamination.