These actions are applied to
prevent and remove metal contamination;
Prevention of metal contamination
Maintenance are applied out of the production area.
Production is stopped if these works are done at
production line and QA department are informed. During
this process, a laboratory assistant takes necessary
actions to prevent contamination to other lines and
equipment is quarantinated.
Maintenance deparment collects their equipments and
remove relevant area.
all maintenance action, relevant equipments and lines
are cleaned and disinfected with the control of the
equipments and parts are contolled weekly period and
recorded to Machine Parts Controlling Form; other metal
and hard plastic equipments are counting at the end of
the shift and recorded to Production Equipment Check
List daily. If there is a missing equipment, products
that produced till other check are separated and
controlled until finding missing part.
boxes that stapler is used on it, are not suitable for
us and not used.
the technical service personel are trained against to
foreign material contamination and hygiene.
Technical service is informed about potential risk of
equipment breakdowns. All the equipments are controlled
at a idetified frequency.
Equipments, broken machine parts and knives are kept in
the way of not cause to any contamination to product.
workers in the production are are informed not to use
any kind of personel items in the production area.
Starting metal detector and fixing sensivity
At the begining of the production and half an hour period,
sensivity control is done with test bars and recorded to
Metal Detector Form. If detector alarm does not work or
gives incorrect alarm ( out of the control), Production
Chief and QA deparment are informed immediatly. Product is
talen under quarantina until the last positive check of the
There is no alarm during controls with test bars, metal
detector is configurated again with the product. If the
problem is not solved, technical services is called and
necessary repair is made. All of the products that passed
into detector half hour ago are passed into metal detector