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NPR 4100.1F
Effective Date: March 07, 2017
Expiration Date: March 07, 2027

Subject: NASA Supply Support and Materiel Management (Revalidated with Change 2, on March 7, 2022)

Responsible Office: Office of Strategic Infrastructure

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Table of Contents

Change History


P.1 Purpose
P.2 Applicability
P.3 Authority
P.4 Applicable Documents and Forms
P.5 Measurement/Verification
P.6 Cancellation

Chapter 1. General Information

1.1 General Information for Supply Management
1.2 Roles and Responsibilities

Chapter 2. Federal Catalog System

2.1 Background
2.2 Determination of Items to be Cataloged
2.3 Responsibilities
2.4 Federal Catalog System Products
2.5 Item Identification and Use of National Stock Numbers

Chapter 3. Inventory Management

3.1 Inventory Classification
3.2 NASA SAP Supply Management System (SMS) and Inventory Records
3.3 Inventory Storage Requirements
3.4 Management of Shelf-Life Materials
3.5 Precious Metals
3.6 Returnable Containers

Chapter 4. Inventory Transactions

4.1 Issue and Backorder Management
4.2 Stock Control
4.3 Special Item Controls
4.4 Return to Inventory
4.5 Adding Line Items to Inventory
4.6 Retaining Inventory

Chapter 5. Physical Inventory Procedures

5.1 Physical Inventory Requirements
5.2 Inventory Frequency and Methods
5.3 Inventory Results
5.4 Inventory Adjustments

Chapter 6. Receiving Operations

6.1 Receiving Procedures

Chapter 7. Reports and Forms

7.1 Management Products for Inventory Systems Controlled by Information Technology
7.2 Headquarters Reporting
7.3 General Requirement for all Reports

Appendix A. Definitions
Appendix B. Acronyms
Appendix C. Catalog Activity Codes
Appendix D. Shelf-Life Codes
Appendix E. References

List of Tables

Table 5-1 Inventory Adjustment Reason Codes
Table 6-1 Shelf-Life Age on Delivery


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