NI/CFPP/02: SIWD Test Schedule

NI/CFPP/02: Surgical Instrument Washer Disinfector
Installation, Commissioning and Periodic Test Schedule.

Below is the NI/CFPP/02 installation, commissioning and periodic test schedule for surgical instrument washer disinfectors.

Manufacturer schedules take precedent over the schedule from NI/CFPP/02. If no information is available from the manufacturer then the schedule below should be followed.

Type Tests and Works Tests are carried out by the Manufacturer.

Installation and commissioning (IQ OQ PQ) is carried out by either the equipment Supplier or a qualified Competent Person (Decontamination).

Periodic testing is carried out routinely by the User (or by delegation to the Operator), and also a qualified Competent Person (Decontamination).

Testing Categories

Tests, References and Schedules

A key to the various abbreviations used can be found at the bottom of this page.

Housekeeping and Safety Checks

Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference TT WT IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
NI/CFPP/02 Check Spray Arm Rotation for Free Movement MAN              
NI/CFPP/02 Check Spray Arm Nozzles for Blockage MAN              
NI/CFPP/02 Remove & Clean Filters & Strainers Etc. MAN              
NI/CFPP/02 Ensure Sufficient Additives Available and Dosing System is Functioning MAN              
NI/CFPP/02 Weekly Safety Checks 2.66
CFPP 01-01 Part D
       
NI/CFPP/02 Yearly Safety Checks 2.68
CFPP 01-01 Part D
               
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Cleaning Efficacy

Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference TT WT IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
NI/CFPP/02 Cleaning Efficacy by Residual Soil 2.268
CFPP 01-01 Part D
           
NI/CFPP/02 Cleaning Efficacy Test: Chamber Walls & Load Carriers 1 2.242
CFPP 01-01 Part D
       
NI/CFPP/02 Cleaning Efficacy Test: Reference Load 1 2.247
CFPP 01-01 Part D
       
1: Cleaning efficacy test on Reference Load is performed directly after a successful cleaning efficacy test on Walls and Load Carriers - Ref: 2.247 (CFPP 01-01 Part D).
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Automatic Control Test
& Verification of Calibration
Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference TT WT IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
NI/CFPP/02 Automatic Control Test 1 2.304
CFPP 01-01 Part D
     
NI/CFPP/02 Verification of Calibration 1 2.181
CFPP 01-01 Part D
   
1: These tests can be performed at the same time - Ref: Section 2.182 (CFPP 01-01 Part D).
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Chemical Additives,
Reproducibility & Residues
Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference TT WT IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
NI/CFPP/02 Chemical Dosing: Reproducibility of Volume Admitted
 2.159
CFPP 01-01 Part D
       
NI/CFPP/02 Indication of insufficient chemical additives 1 2.168
CFPP 01-01 Part D
       
NI/CFPP/02 Process Residue Test 2.211
CFPP 01-01 Part D
         
1: Only required for SIWD with automatic dosing of process chemicals - Ref: Table 1 Footnote No.1 (CFPP 01-01 Part D).
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Free Drainage

Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference TT WT IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
NI/CFPP/02 Free Draining: Chamber & Load Carriers 2.85
CFPP 01-01 Part D
                 
NI/CFPP/02 Free Draining: Tanks 2.86
CFPP 01-01 Part D

       
NI/CFPP/02 Free Draining: Flow to Discharge Point 2.87
CFPP 01-01 Part D
       
NI/CFPP/02 Drainage: Efficacy of Discharge 1 2.88
CFPP 01-01 Part D
               
CFPP
01-01
Part D
Estimation of Dead Volume of Pipework 2 2.94                  
CFPP
01-01
Part D
Drainage: Drain Seal Integrity 2.75                  
1: Also referred to as 'Purging of the Trap (Type Test Only)' - Ref: 2.88 (CFPP 01-01 Part D).
2: 
Also referred to as 'Drainage: Pipework Residual Volume' - Table 1 (CFPP 01-01 Part D).
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Doors, Interlocks
& Fault Indications
Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference TT WT IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
NI/CFPP/02 Doors & Door Interlocks: Cycle Start Interlock 2.132
CFPP 01-01 Part D
       
NI/CFPP/02 Doors & Door Interlocks: In-Cycle interlock 2.136
CFPP 01-01 Part D
       
CFPP
01-01
Part D
Doors & Door Interlocks: Double Ended WDs 2.139          
NI/CFPP/02 Doors & Door Interlocks: On Sensor Failure 2.144
CFPP 01-01 Part D
         
NI/CFPP/02 Doors & Door Interlocks: Fault Indication on Sensor Failure 2.154
CFPP 01-01 Part D
         
NI/CFPP/02 Doors & Door Interlocks: Failed Cycle interlock 2.151
CFPP 01-01 Part D
         
NI/CFPP/02 Doors: Opening Force 2.146
CFPP 01-01 Part D
           
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Load Carriers

Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference   TT WT  IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
NI/CFPP/02 Load Carriers  2.183
CFPP 01-01 Part D
         
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Load Dryness

Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference TT WT IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
NI/CFPP/02 Load Dryness Test 2.209
CFPP 01-01 Part D
       
1: Only required if the SIWD has a drying stage - Ref: Table 1 (Footnote No.3)
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Thermometric Tests

Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference TT WT IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
CFPP
01-01
Part D
Chamber Wall
Temperature
 1 2
2.187          
CFPP
01-01
Part D
Load Carrier
Temperature
 1 2
2.193          
NI/CFPP/02 Over-Temperature Cut-Out 1 2.202
CFPP 01-01 Part D
       
NI/CFPP/02 Thermometric Test for Thermal Disinfection 1 2.292
CFPP 01-01 Part D
     
1: Thermometric testing is only required if the SIWD has a thermal disinfection stage - Ref: Table 1 Footnote No.2 (CFPP 01-01 Part D).
2: These tests may be performed at the same time - Ref: Section 2.200 
(CFPP 01-01 Part D).
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Venting & Process Emissions Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference TT WT IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
CFPP
01-01
Part D
Venting System: Load Contamination from Ductwork 2.106            
NI/CFPP/02 Water Vapour Discharge Test 2.173
CFPP 01-01 Part D
         
CFPP
01-01
Part D
Venting System: Steam venting 2.102            
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Water Quality & Supply

Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference TT WT IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
NI/CFPP/01 Appearance 3.94
CFPP 01-01 Part D
           
NI/CFPP/01 pH 3.100
CFPP 01-01 Part D
         
NI/CFPP/01 Electrical Conductivity 3.106
CFPP 01-01 Part D
       
NI/CFPP/01 Total Hardness 3.135
CFPP 01-01 Part D
       
NI/CFPP/01 Total Viable Count 3.219
CFPP 01-01 Part D
         
CFPP
01-01
Part D
Water Supply Temperature  3.82              
CFPP
01-01
Part D
Water Supply Pressure 3.88              
CFPP
01-01
Part D
Volume of Water Used per Stage 3.124            
NI/CFPP/01 Total Dissolved Solids 3.118
CFPP 01-01 Part D
         
NI/CFPP/01 Chloride 3.148
CFPP 01-01 Part D
         
NI/CFPP/01 Heavy Metals 3.159
CFPP 01-01 Part D
         
NI/CFPP/01 Iron 3.162
CFPP 01-01 Part D
         
NI/CFPP/01 Phosphate 3.171
CFPP 01-01 Part D
         
NI/CFPP/01 Silicate 3.182
CFPP 01-01 Part D
         
NI/CFPP/01 Water System: Bacterial Endotoxins 3.194
CFPP 01-01 Part D
         
CFPP
01-01
Part D
Water System: Overflow Test 2.116            
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Air Quality

Factory
Testing
Installation
& Commissioning
Periodic
Testing
Document Specific Title Reference TT WT IQ OQ PQ D W Q Y
NI/CFPP/02 Air Quality 2.217
CFPP 01-01 Part D
         
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Validation Test Abbreviations
TT Type Test By the manufacturer during the machine design stage. CFPP 01-01 Ref: 2.9
Part D
WT Works Test By the manufacturer prior to releasing the machine. CFPP 01-01 Ref: 4.24
Part B
IQ Installation Qualification By the manufacturer, contractor or supplier upon delivery. CFPP 01-01 Ref: 4.28
Part B
OQ Operational Qualification By the Competent Person (Decontamination) after IQ. CFPP 01-01 Ref: 4.34
Part B
PQ Performance Qualification By the CP(D) after IQ and OQ. CFPP 01-01 Ref: 4.37
Part B
D Daily Periodic By the User or by delegation to the Operator. CFPP 01-01 Ref: 4.60
Part B
W Weekly Periodic By the User (or Operator) or CP(D). CFPP 01-01 Ref: 4.60
Part B
Q Quarterly Periodic By the CP(D). CFPP 01-01 Ref: 4.60
Part B
Y Yearly Periodic By the CP(D). CFPP 01-01 Ref: 4.60
Part B
Validation Contacts, Personnel & Miscellaneous Abbreviations 
MAN Manufacture The manufacturer of the machine. CFPP 01-01 Ref: 4.20
Part B
SUP Supplier The supplier of the machine.
Often also the manufacturer.
CFPP 01-01 Ref: 4.20
Part B
CON Contractor Hired to perform IQ.
Often also the manufacturer.
CFPP 01-01 Ref: 4.21
Part B
USER User Has final responsibility for machine performance/operation. CFPP 01-01 Ref: 6.54
Part A
CP(D) Competent Person (Decontamination)     A qualified engineer and test person in decontamination. CFPP 01-01 Ref: 4.18
Part B
OPT Optional Test     The standard states that this is an optional test requirement. N/A
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