Shelf life as of date (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: February 4, 2014

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

Click Inventory management > Inquiries > Batches > Shelf life as of date.

Use this form to view inventory batches with an expiration date that is earlier than the as of date. Process manufacturing production and logistics calculates the expiration date by adding the shelf life period in days to the manufacturing date of the batch. You can use the expiration date selection with first expire, first out (FEFO) date-controlled items to issue appropriate error messages when attempts are made to reserve, pick, or ship inventory batches that have exceeded this date.

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




View a list of inventory batches that will expire on the as of date.


View general information about the selected inventory batch, such as on-hand quantities and cost amounts.




Open the Inventory transactions form to view a list of inventory transactions for the inventory batch.


Open the Reset shelf life dates form to change any of the following dates for the inventory batch:


Open a menu and select an option:

  • Non conformance ─ View details for a related non conformance record.

  • Quality order ─ View details for a related quality order record.

Dimensions display

Open Dimensions display to select the dimensions you want to display in the Shelf life as of date form. You can select Save setup to display these dimensions every time that you open the form.

Reset batch disposition code

Open the Reset batch disposition code form to change the disposition code and status for the inventory batch.



As of date

Select or enter a date to display all inventory batches with an expiration date that is earlier than the date you specify.

Item number

The identification for the item.

Batch number

The identification for the inventory batch.

Batch disposition code

The disposition code for the batch.

Batch disposition status

The disposition code for the batch.

Manufacturing date

The date on which the inventory batch was produced or entered into inventory.

Shelf life period in days

The number of days that were added to the Manufacturing date of the inventory batch to calculate the batch’s Expiration date. You specify the number shelf life days the Item data field group on the Manage inventory FastTab in the Released product details form.

Expiration date

The expiration date of the inventory batch.

Physical inventory

The total on-hand physical quantity in the inventory batch.

Physical reserved

The total on-hand quantity of the item that was physically reserved for the inventory dimension.

Available physical

The available on-hand quantity of the item that is not reserved from the physical inventory.

Ordered in total

The total on-hand quantity of ordered items.

Ordered reserved

The total on-hand quantity of the item that is reserved on ordered receipts for the inventory dimension. Amounts appear in this field when you total all issue transactions with the status Ordered reserved. Because items that are reserved as ordered are not physically available in inventory, they cannot be directly picked and delivered from inventory.

Total available

The total on-hand available quantity of the item.

Quality order status

The status of the quality order, if any, that is attached to the inventory batch. The status values are as follows: Open, Pass, and Fail.

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