Cleaning Procedures for a Class 10,000 Cleanroom
Cleaning Procedures for a
Class 10,000 Cleanroom
Housekeeping maintenance of the
cleanroom and restricted areas is essential to assure quality.
Cleaning of a cleanroom should be performed on a daily basis.
Improper cleaning of the cleanroom can lead to contamination and a
loss in end user product quality. Proper selection of equipment and
materials is important for proper cleaning. Only products that have
proven cleanroom performance records should be considered for use
in cleanrooms. These products should be listed and all vendors
should be informed about the strict policies of how products are
qualified. All procedures should be strictly enforced. Below are
some examples of how to organize the cleaning to be done in a
cleanroom. These are NOT schedules or exact procedures. They are
guidelines for preparing work procedures and schedules. Local
requirements must be included in any cleaning program.
List of Some of Equipment
and Supplies Needed to Clean the Cleanroom
(All supplies must meet the Class
10,000 minimum requirements)
1. Cleaning and disinfecting solutions
2. Cleanroom mops
3. Cleanroom vacuum cleaner (if allowed)
4. Cleanroom wipers
5. Cleanroom mop bucket and wringer
List of Cleaning Tasks to
be Completed in the Cleanroom
(Frequency may vary depending upon
1. Cleaning of all work surfaces in the controlled
2. Vacuuming (if allowed) of the floors and work surfaces.
3. Emptying of appropriate trash and waste.
4. Cleaning of the doors, door frames and lockers in the
area and gowning areas using the approved cleaning solution.
5. Mop gowning and cleanroom floors.