Principles of Cleaning Validation

The cleaning of equipment used in a pharmaceutical operation can be a complex process. Even the smallest amount of chemical residual material in equipment can be extremely dangerous. This course will identify the basics of cleaning validation in pharmaceutical manufacturing operations. Topics in this course include: Cleaning Validation, Proper Cleaning Procedures, Assessing Cleanliness, Proving the Method, Acceptance Limits, Test Procedure, and Control and Monitor. After completing this course, you will be able to recognize why a cleaning Standard Operating Procedure is necessary. You will also be able to identify EU and FDA requirements for cleaning validation.

After this course learners will be able to identify the basic elements of cleaning validation. recognize how cleaning procedures are developed, why a cleaning standard operating procedure (sop) is important, and which procedures validate the processes in the sop. identify the importance of assessing the cleaning procedure with product tested under a cleaning validation protocol.