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Procedure for ensuring the integrity of laboratory equipment
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Identification: PROC-TC-004 Revision: 0 Valid after: YYYY-MM-DD

Procedure for ensuring the integrity of laboratory equipment
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Prepared by Revised by Approved by Total or partial reproduction of this document without permission of the Laboratory is not allowed.: <<Insert number of copy or original>> Name Prepared by: Revised by: Approved by: Location of this document: Position Signature Date Document Changes Status Active Date of Issue YYYY-MM-DD Revision 0 Description of the performed changes None (original version). Page 2 of 5 .<<Insert the logo of your Laboratory (click twice here)>> Procedure for ensuring the integrity of laboratory equipment << Insert the name of your laboratory>> Identification: PROC-TC-004 Revision: 0 Valid after: YYYY-MM-DD CONTROLLED DOCUMENT PROC-TC-004 Procedure for ensuring the integrity of laboratory equipment. Controlled Copy No.

The Laboratory uniquely identifies each item of equipment and software.DD Date of next calibration: YYYY . The following label format will be used to identify equipment out of operation: <<Insert the name or logo of your Laboratory>> Equipment Identification: ##-##-## INSTRUMENT OUT OF OPERATION Approved by: ___________ Total or partial reproduction of this document without permission of the Laboratory is not allowed. LAB-A-001. This identification is made on the equipment packaging or storage place.MM .DD Approved by: ___________ <<Comment option 2→ if the Laboratory does not have equipment which requires periodic calibration :>> The Laboratory does not have equipment which requires periodic calibration.g. 4. e. including dates of last and next calibration.MM .g. it is immediately taken out of operation and is <<Insert action to take.4 Laboratory equipment which is out of specification or damaged.3 Identification of laboratory equipment. e. FOR-TC-004 "Form for ensuring the integrity of laboratory equipment">>. if marks directly on the equipment are not possible. etc. e. The following tag format is used: <<Insert the name or logo of your Laboratory>> Equipment Identification: ##-##-## Date of last calibration: YYYY . or if it generates unreliable results. If an item of Laboratory equipment is damaged and/or out of the specification required by that activity.<<Insert the logo of your Laboratory (click twice here)>> Procedure for ensuring the integrity of laboratory equipment << Insert the name of your laboratory>> Identification: PROC-TC-004 Revision: 0 Valid after: YYYY-MM-DD […] 4.>> <<Comment→ Select the option that applies to your Laboratory and delete the non applicable one.g. Page 3 of 5 . See form for record of Laboratory equipment <<Insert identification and name of the form. from the following two options :>> <<Comment option 1→ if the Laboratory has equipment which requires periodic calibration :>> This identification includes the status of calibration of equipment. isolated and labeled>> to avoid unintended use until proven suitable to return to its proper functioning. as follows: <<Insert methodology for identification of equipment.

g. PROC-GC-006 "Procedure for complaints and nonconforming work">> should be immediately applied. e. e. modify. RESPONSIBILITIES. Stamp indicators of violation of access. Access levels.6 Protection of laboratory equipment against unwanted changes. 5. Periodic checks. To assist in the conduction of this document.2 Laboratory Manager. modify. Protected enclosures. delete or add as required:>> 5.1 Quality Manager.:>> <<Comment→ Select.g. 4. the procedure <<Insert name and identification of the procedure. there is a verification program to ensure that the equipment is returned to service properly and has not been damaged. loan or on-site services). <<Insert other responsibilities>> Total or partial reproduction of this document without permission of the Laboratory is not allowed. The Laboratory takes the following steps to protect its equipment and software from unwanted changes: <<Comment→ Select. e.3 Technicians. PROC-TC-005 "Procedure for intermediate checks of laboratory equipment (and/or reference materials)">> <<Comment→ this point refers to key equipment of the Laboratory which is out of sight of the Laboratory and could endager its integrity>> 4.5 Equipment temporarily out of control of the laboratory.<<Insert the logo of your Laboratory (click twice here)>> Procedure for ensuring the integrity of laboratory equipment << Insert the name of your laboratory>> Identification: PROC-TC-004 Revision: 0 Valid after: YYYY-MM-DD If this anomaly identified in the equipment could produce invalid results in one or more of the previous services performed by the Laboratory.g. 5. <<Insert responsibilities of the key positions. This verification is detailed in the procedure <<Insert name and identification of the procedure.g. delete or add as required:>>        Password for access only to authorized personnel. if required. etc. 5. If one or more items of Laboratory equipment are out of its control (e. Locks. To assist in the conduction of this document. Page 4 of 5 . Application of this document.

Procedures. FOR-TC-004 "Form for ensuring the integrity of laboratory equipment ">> 7. e.com Guide for implementing a quality system ISO/IEC17025 METRyCAL www. <<Insert annexes as required>> Sample Document Purchase the ISO/IEC 17025 full Quality Manual Template. Forms and Spreadsheets at www. <<Insert identification and name of the form.g.metrycal.<<Insert the logo of your Laboratory (click twice here)>> Procedure for ensuring the integrity of laboratory equipment << Insert the name of your laboratory>> Identification: PROC-TC-004 Revision: 0 Valid after: YYYY-MM-DD 6. Page 5 of 5 .com Metrology and Quality Successful Accreditation! Total or partial reproduction of this document without permission of the Laboratory is not allowed.metrycal. RELATED FORMS. ANNEXES.