D2 The reasons for disposal and the methods used are carefully documented
151. Two minor shortfalls were found against standard D2.
152. One establishment had in place a suitable database to record sample disposal for human tissue; however, some locally-developed spreadsheets to record traceability for some tissue collections were not in line with the establishment’s main system.
153. During a traceability audit at another establishment, the reason, date and method of disposal for a sample had not been recorded.