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Inactive Item Can Be Entered In Bills of Material (BOM) Form BOMFDBOM.fmb (Doc ID 2045775.1)

Last updated on APRIL 18, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Bills of Material - Version 12.1.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


An inactive item can be added to a Bill of Material (BOM) after that the item was changed to inactive.
Although the item is inactive, it still can be inserted in BOM on the condition that the item is included in the BOM already.

An inactive item cannot be entered on a BOM

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Login E-business suite
2. Go to Bills of material > bills of material
3. Create a bills of material for parent Item A and item B was included as a component.
4. Go to Inventory > items > Item master and inactivate item B
5. Go back to bills of material, query Item Query Item A
6. Click component list LOV, Item B can be found and entered without error.

An Inactive item should not be found in the item list in the BOM form neither should user be able to add it.


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