||HANDLING OF TEST ITEMS
MCL is operating a system of handling test items such that their identification and
traceability shall be unambiguous. Internal validation of test items and results obtained shall be incorporated at various stages.
The QM has the overall responsibility for handling of test items. The test items are marked and preparation
of work instruction and identification of testing staff will be done with the assistance of the Lab Supervisor.
All samples received for testing are checked for customer id., lot no. and/or sample no., grade required, production date, sampling date and tests required. The checked
are registered in computer programme and arranged for testing.
Each lot is uniquely identified with serial no. by using computer print out labels. The Lab Supervisor is to plan testing and distribute work to various staff.
Samples which are abnormal in appearance is to be segregated and noted in the Anomaly Book
appropriate action to be taken later.
All remnants of samples are kept at a designated place for at least two weeks before disposal with