Substances (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: May 19, 2012

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Click Compliance and internal controls > Setup > Environmental sustainability > Substances.

Use this form to create a list of substances that your company uses and wants to track for environmental impact. A substance is any material or energy that you want to track. You can use the list for tracking and reporting.

The following tables provide descriptions for the controls in this form.

Tab

Description

Details

Enter or view details about the selected substance.

Item reference

View or enter item information for the item that this substance represents.

Recycling

View or enter information about the recycled content of the selected substance.

Button

Description

Substance flow details

Open the Substance flow details form to view or add substances for tracking and reporting.

Field

Description

Substance

View or enter the name of the substance.

Description

View or enter a brief description of the substance.

Category

Select the category that the substance belongs to.

Units

Select the unit of measure for the substance.

Map color

Select the color that you want to use to represent the substance in the process map component.

Mass (%1) per unit

Enter the mass per unit of the selected substance.

For example, you track water as a substance and the unit of measure for water is gallons. However, your system units measure mass in kilograms. You enter 3.6 in the Mass (%1) per unit field because that is the mass in kilograms for one gallon of water.

Volume (%1) per unit

Enter the volume per unit of the selected substance.

For example, you track water as a substance and the unit of measure for water is gallons. However, your system units measure volume in liters. You enter 3.78 because that is the volume in liters for one gallon of water.

Item number

Select the item number that corresponds to the substance.

Configuration

Select the dimension that references the configuration of the selected item number.

Size

Select the size that references the configuration of the selected item number.

Color

Enter the color that you want to use to represent the substance that references the configuration of the selected item number.

Percent post-consumer

Enter the amount of the substance, in mass, that is made up of material that was recycled from products that a consumer has used.

Percent pre-consumer

Enter the amount of the substance, in mass, that is made up of material that was recycled before a consumer used it.

Total percentage

The total recyclable amount of the substance.


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