MARA is a standard Material Master Transparent Table in SAP Logistics application, which stores General Material Data data. Below you can view the Table Structure, columns(fields), SAP Wiki pages, discussion threads, related TCodes, FMs, ABAP Reports, BW Datasources, and Authorization Objects for MARA. You can use the transaction code SE16 to view the data in this table, and SE11 TCode for the table structure and definition.

MARA — Meta Data

Description: General Material Data
Main Category: Logistics
Sub Category: Material Master
Table type: Transparent Table (TRANSP)

MARA — Table Structure, Fields(Columns) and Definitions

    Position Column Name Description Primary Key Data Type Length Check Table
    1 MANDT Client X CLNT 3 T000
    2 MATNR Material X CHAR 40
    3 .INCLUDE 0
    4 ERSDA Character field, 8 characters long DATS 8
    5 ERNAM Created by CHAR 12
    6 LAEDA Date of Last Change DATS 8
    7 AENAM Name of Person Who Changed Object CHAR 12
    8 VPSTA Maintenance Status of Complete Material CHAR 15
    9 PSTAT Maintenance status CHAR 15
    10 LVORM Deletion Flag for 1-Level Deletion Logic CHAR 1
    11 MTART Material Type CHAR 4 T134
    12 MBRSH Industry sector CHAR 1 T137
    13 MATKL Material Group CHAR 9 T023
    14 BISMT Old material number CHAR 40
    15 MEINS Base Unit UNIT 3 T006
    16 BSTME Order unit UNIT 3 T006
    17 ZEINR Document Number (Without Document Management System) CHAR 22
    18 ZEIAR Document Type (Without Document Management System) CHAR 3
    19 ZEIVR Document Version (Without Document Management System) CHAR 2
    20 ZEIFO Page Format of Document (Without Document Management System) CHAR 4
    21 AESZN Checkbox CHAR 6
    22 BLATT Page Number of Document (Without Document Management System) CHAR 3
    23 BLANZ Number of Sheets (Without Document Management System) NUMC 3
    24 FERTH Production/inspection memo CHAR 18
    25 FORMT Page Format of Production Memo CHAR 4
    26 GROES Size/dimensions CHAR 32
    27 WRKST Basic Material CHAR 48 TWSPR
    28 NORMT Industry Standard Description (such as ANSI or ISO) CHAR 18
    29 LABOR Laboratory/design office CHAR 3 T024L
    30 EKWSL Purchasing Value Key CHAR 4 T405
    31 BRGEW Gross Weight QUAN 13
    32 NTGEW Net Weight QUAN 13
    33 GEWEI Weight unit UNIT 3 T006
    34 VOLUM Volume QUAN 13
    35 VOLEH Volume unit UNIT 3 T006
    36 BEHVO Container requirements CHAR 2 T144
    37 RAUBE Storage conditions CHAR 2 T142
    38 TEMPB Temperature conditions indicator CHAR 2 T143
    39 DISST Low-Level Code CHAR 3
    40 TRAGR Transportation Group CHAR 4 TTGR
    41 STOFF Recycling Partner Substance Key CHAR 40 MGEF
    42 SPART Division CHAR 2 TSPA
    43 KUNNR Customer CHAR 10 V_KNA1WETT
    44 EANNR European Article Number (EAN) - obsolete!!!!! CHAR 13
    45 WESCH Checkbox QUAN 13
    46 BWVOR Checkbox CHAR 1 T6WP1
    47 BWSCL Updated information in related user data field CHAR 1 TMBW1
    48 SAISO Updated information in related user data field CHAR 4 T6WSP
    49 ETIAR Checkbox CHAR 2 T6WP3
    50 ETIFO Checkbox CHAR 2 T6WP4
    51 ENTAR Checkbox CHAR 1 *
    52 EAN11 EAN/UPC CHAR 18
    53 NUMTP Category of International Article Number (EAN) CHAR 2 TNTP
    54 LAENG Length QUAN 13
    55 BREIT Width QUAN 13
    56 HOEHE Height QUAN 13
    57 MEABM Unit of Dimension for Length/Width/Height UNIT 3 T006
    58 PRDHA Commodity Code(Product Hierarchy/Characteristic Value CHAR 18 T179
    59 AEKLK Checkbox CHAR 1
    60 CADKZ CAD Indicator CHAR 1
    61 QMPUR Checkbox CHAR 1
    62 ERGEW Checkbox QUAN 13
    63 ERGEI Checkbox UNIT 3 T006
    64 ERVOL Checkbox QUAN 13
    65 ERVOE Checkbox UNIT 3 T006
    66 GEWTO Excess Weight Tolerance for Handling unit DEC 3
    67 VOLTO Excess Volume Tolerance of the Handling Unit DEC 3
    68 VABME Checkbox CHAR 1
    69 KZREV Checkbox CHAR 1
    70 KZKFG Configurable Material CHAR 1
    71 XCHPF Batch management requirement indicator CHAR 1
    72 VHART Packaging Material Type CHAR 4 TVTY
    73 FUELG Checkbox DEC 3
    74 STFAK Checkbox INT2 5
    75 MAGRV Material Group: Packaging Materials CHAR 4 TVEGR
    76 BEGRU Authorization Group CHAR 4
    77 DATAB Effective Date DATS 8
    78 LIQDT Checkbox DATS 8
    79 SAISJ Updated information in related user data field CHAR 4
    80 PLGTP Checkbox CHAR 2 TWPT
    81 MLGUT Empties Bill of Material CHAR 1
    82 EXTWG SysLog: unused area CHAR 18 TWEW
    83 SATNR Cross-Plant Configurable Material CHAR 40 MARA
    84 ATTYP ABAP Data Type (C,D,N,...) CHAR 2
    85 KZKUP Indicator: co-product CHAR 1
    86 KZNFM Checkbox CHAR 1
    87 PMATA Checkbox CHAR 40 MARA
    88 MSTAE Cross-Plant Material Status CHAR 2 T141
    89 MSTAV Checkbox CHAR 2 TVMS
    90 MSTDE Date from which the cross-plant material status is valid DATS 8
    91 MSTDV Checkbox DATS 8
    92 TAKLV Checkbox CHAR 1 TSKM
    93 RBNRM Checkbox CHAR 9 T352B
    94 MHDRZ Updated information in related user data field DEC 4
    95 MHDHB Checkbox DEC 4
    96 MHDLP Updated information in related user data field DEC 3
    97 INHME Checkbox UNIT 3 T006
    98 INHAL Checkbox QUAN 13
    99 VPREH Checkbox DEC 5
    100 ETIAG Checkbox CHAR 18 TWEA
    101 INHBR Checkbox QUAN 13
    102 CMETH Checkbox CHAR 1
    103 CUOBF Checkbox NUMC 18
    104 KZUMW Environmentally Relevant CHAR 1
    105 KOSCH Product allocation determination procedure CHAR 18 T190S
    106 SPROF 203: professia dop. CHAR 1
    107 NRFHG Updated information in related user data field CHAR 1
    108 MFRPN Manufacturer Part Number CHAR 40
    109 MFRNR Manufacturer number CHAR 10 LFA1
    110 BMATN Checkbox CHAR 40 MARA
    111 MPROF Manufacturer Part Profile CHAR 4 TMPPF
    112 KZWSM Units of Measure Usage CHAR 1
    113 SAITY Checkbox CHAR 2 T6WSA
    114 PROFL Dangerous Goods Indicator Profile CHAR 3 TDG41
    115 IHIVI Checkbox CHAR 1
    116 ILOOS Checkbox CHAR 1
    117 SERLV Checkbox CHAR 1
    118 KZGVH Packaging Material is Closed Packaging CHAR 1
    119 XGCHP Checkbox CHAR 1
    120 KZEFF Assign Effectivity Parameter Values/Override Change Numbers CHAR 1
    121 COMPL Only Post If All Items OK NUMC 2 TCSCP_COMP_LVL
    122 IPRKZ Updated information in related user data field CHAR 1
    123 RDMHD Checkbox CHAR 1
    124 PRZUS Checkbox CHAR 1
    125 MTPOS_MARA Checkbox CHAR 4 TPTM
    126 BFLME Checkbox CHAR 1
    127 MATFI Checkbox CHAR 1
    128 CMREL Checkbox CHAR 1
    129 BBTYP Checkbox CHAR 1 *
    130 SLED_BBD Updated information in related user data field CHAR 1
    131 GTIN_VARIANT Updated information in related user data field CHAR 2
    132 GENNR Checkbox CHAR 40 MARA
    133 RMATP Updated information in related user data field CHAR 40 MARA
    134 GDS_RELEVANT Updated information in related user data field CHAR 1
    135 WEORA Updated information in related user data field CHAR 1
    136 HUTYP_DFLT Updated information in related user data field CHAR 4 THUTYP
    137 PILFERABLE Updated information in related user data field CHAR 1
    138 WHSTC Updated information in related user data field CHAR 2 TWHSTC
    139 WHMATGR Updated information in related user data field CHAR 4 TWHMATGR
    140 HNDLCODE Updated information in related user data field CHAR 4 THNDLCD
    141 HAZMAT Updated information in related user data field CHAR 1
    142 HUTYP Updated information in related user data field CHAR 4 THUTYP
    143 TARE_VAR Updated information in related user data field CHAR 1
    144 MAXC Updated information in related user data field DEC 15
    145 MAXC_TOL Updated information in related user data field DEC 3
    146 MAXL Updated information in related user data field QUAN 15
    147 MAXB Updated information in related user data field QUAN 15
    148 MAXH Updated information in related user data field QUAN 15
    149 MAXDIM_UOM Updated information in related user data field UNIT 3 T006
    150 HERKL Country of origin of the material CHAR 3 T005
    151 MFRGR Material freight group CHAR 8 TMFG
    152 QQTIME Updated information in related user data field QUAN 3
    153 QQTIMEUOM Updated information in related user data field UNIT 3 T006
    154 QGRP Updated information in related user data field CHAR 4 TQGRP
    155 SERIAL Serialization field CHAR 4 TSERIAL
    156 PS_SMARTFORM Updated information in related user data field CHAR 30 STXFADM
    157 LOGUNIT Updated information in related user data field UNIT 3 MARM
    158 CWQREL Checkbox CHAR 1
    159 CWQPROC Checkbox CHAR 2 TCWQPROC
    160 CWQTOLGR Checkbox CHAR 9 TCWQTOLGR
    161 ADPROF Checkbox CHAR 3 /SCWM/TMEDI_AP
    162 IPMIPPRODUCT Updated information in related user data field CHAR 40
    163 ALLOW_PMAT_IGNO Checkbox CHAR 1
    164 MEDIUM Updated information in related user data field CHAR 6 T372M
    165 COMMODITY Physical Commodity CHAR 18 TBAC_PHYSCOMM
    166 ANIMAL_ORIGIN Indicator: Contains Non-Textile Parts of Animal Origin CHAR 1
    167 TEXTILE_COMP_IND Indicator: New Textile Composition Function CHAR 1
    168 LAST_CHANGED_TIME System Time TIMS 6
    169 MATNR_EXTERNAL Material Number CHAR 40
    170 .INCLUDE 0
    171 SGT_CSGR Segmentation Structure CHAR 4 SGT_CSGR_T
    172 SGT_COVSA Segmentation Strategy CHAR 8 SGT_COVS_T
    173 SGT_STAT Segmentation Material Master Status CHAR 1
    174 SGT_SCOPE Segmentation Strategy Scope CHAR 1
    175 SGT_REL Segmentation Relevant CHAR 1
    176 .INCLUDE 0
    177 ANP Updated information in related user data field NUMC 9 J_1BTANP
    178 .INCLUDE 0
    179 PSM_CODE CHAR 2 *
    180 .INCLUDE 0
    181 FSH_MG_AT1 Fashion Information Field: 1 CHAR 10 *
    182 FSH_MG_AT2 Fashion Information Field: 2 CHAR 10 *
    183 FSH_MG_AT3 Fashion Information Field: 3 CHAR 6 *
    184 FSH_SEALV Single-Character Flag CHAR 1
    185 FSH_SEAIM Indicator: Season Active in Inventory Management CHAR 1
    186 FSH_SC_MID Material Conversion ID for Characteristic Value Conversion CHAR 2 FSH_SC_VCIDS
    187 .INCLUDE 0
    188 DUMMY_PRD_INCL_EEW_PS CHAR 1
    189 .INCLUDE 0
    190 SCM_MATID_GUID16 Internal Key for Product RAW 16
    191 SCM_MATID_GUID22 Internal Number (UID) for Product CHAR 22
    192 SCM_MATURITY_DUR Checkbox DEC 11
    193 SCM_SHLF_LFE_REQ_MIN Checkbox DEC 11
    194 SCM_SHLF_LFE_REQ_MAX Checkbox DEC 11
    195 SCM_PUOM Checkbox UNIT 3 T006
    196 RMATP_PB Reference Product for Package Building CHAR 40
    197 PROD_SHAPE Product Shape CHAR 2
    198 MO_PROFILE_ID Product Orientation Profile CHAR 20
    199 OVERHANG_TRESH Overhang Threshold [%] DEC 5
    200 BRIDGE_TRESH Bridge Threshold [%] DEC 5
    201 BRIDGE_MAX_SLOPE Maximum Slope for Bridges [] DEC 5
    202 HEIGHT_NONFLAT Absolute Height Threshold for Stacking on Non-Flat Surface QUAN 13
    203 HEIGHT_NONFLAT_UOM UoM of Abs. Height Threshold (Stacking on Non-Flat Surface) UNIT 3 *
    204 .INCLUDE 0
    205 /CWM/XCWMAT Material Is Activated for Catch Weight CHAR 1
    206 /CWM/VALUM Valuation Unit of Measure UNIT 3 *
    207 /CWM/TOLGR Tolerance Group for Catch Weight Management CHAR 9 *
    208 /CWM/TARA Checkbox CHAR 1
    209 /CWM/TARUM Base Unit of Measure UNIT 3 T006
    210 .INCLU--AP 0
    211 .INCLUDE 0
    212 /BEV1/LULEINH Loading Units NUMC 8
    213 /BEV1/LULDEGRP Loading Unit Group: IS Beverage CHAR 3 /BEV1/LUT906
    214 .INCLU--AP 0
    215 /BEV1/NESTRUCCAT Updated information in related user data field CHAR 1
    216 .INCLU--AP 0
    217 .INCLUDE 0
    218 /DSD/SL_TOLTYP Tolerance Type ID CHAR 4 /DSD/SL_TGTYP
    219 .INCLU--AP 0
    220 .INCLUDE 0
    221 /DSD/SV_CNT_GRP Counting Group CHAR 10 /DSD/SV_CNTGR
    222 .INCLU--AP 0
    223 .INCLUDE 0
    224 /DSD/VC_GROUP DSD Grouping CHAR 6 /DSD/VC_GRP
    225 .INCLU--AP 0
    226 /SAPMP/KADU Checkbox DEC 7
    227 /SAPMP/ABMEIN Checkbox UNIT 3 *
    228 /SAPMP/KADP Checkbox DEC 5
    229 /SAPMP/BRAD Checkbox DEC 4
    230 /SAPMP/SPBI Checkbox DEC 7
    231 /SAPMP/TRAD Checkbox DEC 7
    232 /SAPMP/KEDU Checkbox DEC 7
    233 /SAPMP/SPTR Checkbox QUAN 13
    234 /SAPMP/FBDK Checkbox DEC 7
    235 /SAPMP/FBHK Checkbox DEC 7
    236 /SAPMP/RILI Checkbox CHAR 1
    237 /SAPMP/FBAK Checkbox CHAR 1
    238 /SAPMP/AHO Checkbox NUMC 3
    239 /SAPMP/MIFRR Checkbox DEC 7
    240 .INCLU--AP 0
    241 .INCLUDE 0
    242 /VSO/R_TILT_IND Material may be Tilted (Vehicle Space Optimization) CHAR 1
    243 /VSO/R_STACK_IND Stacking not Allowed (VSO) CHAR 1
    244 /VSO/R_BOT_IND Bottom Layer (Vehicle Space Optimization) CHAR 1
    245 /VSO/R_TOP_IND Top Layer (VSO) CHAR 1
    246 /VSO/R_STACK_NO Stacking Factor (Vehicle Space Optimization) NUMC 3
    247 /VSO/R_PAL_IND Load without Packaging Material (VSO) CHAR 1
    248 /VSO/R_PAL_OVR_D Permissible Overhang (Depth) of Packaging Material (VSO) QUAN 13
    249 /VSO/R_PAL_OVR_W Permissible Overhang (Width) of Shipping Material (VSO) QUAN 13
    250 /VSO/R_PAL_B_HT Maximum Stacking Height of the Packaging Material (VSO) QUAN 13
    251 /VSO/R_PAL_MIN_H Minimum Stacking Height of the Packaging Material (VSO) QUAN 13
    252 /VSO/R_TOL_B_HT Tolerance to Exceed the Max. Stacking Height (VSO) QUAN 13
    253 /VSO/R_NO_P_GVH Number of Materials for each Closed PKM (VSO) NUMC 2
    254 /VSO/R_QUAN_UNIT Unit of Measure Vehicle Space Optimization UNIT 3
    255 /VSO/R_KZGVH_IND Closed Packaging Material Required (VSO) CHAR 1
    256 .INCLU--AP 0
    257 .INCLUDE 0
    258 PACKCODE Packaging Code CHAR 10 CCUNC121
    259 DG_PACK_STATUS Checkbox CHAR 10 TDG101
    260 .INCLU--AP 0
    261 .INCLUDE 0
    262 MCOND Checkbox CHAR 1
    263 RETDELC Checkbox CHAR 1 *
    264 LOGLEV_RETO Checkbox CHAR 1 *
    265 NSNID Updated information in related user data field CHAR 9
    266 .INCLU--AP 0
    267 OVLPN Checkbox CHAR 32
    268 .INCLU--AP 0
    269 ADSPC_SPC Checkbox NUMC 1
    270 .INCLU--AP 0
    271 VARID SB Template Identification RAW 16
    272 .INCLU--AP 0
    273 MSBOOKPARTNO CHAR 40
    274 .INCLU--AP 0
    275 DPCBT Single-Unit Batch Def. Value CHAR 1
    276 XGRDT Goods Receipt to Posted Single-Unit Batch Allowed CHAR 1
    277 .INCLU--AP 0
    278 .INCLUDE 0
    279 IMATN Material Number CHAR 40
    280 PICNUM Checkbox CHAR 40
    281 .INCLU--AP 0
    282 BSTAT Doc.status CHAR 2 WRFMATBSTAT
    283 .INCLU--AP 0
    284 .INCLUDE 0
    285 COLOR_ATINN Checkbox NUMC 10 *
    286 SIZE1_ATINN Checkbox NUMC 10 *
    287 SIZE2_ATINN Checkbox NUMC 10 *
    288 COLOR SIS: Color code for record in ALV grid CHAR 18
    289 SIZE1 Size in bytes CHAR 18
    290 SIZE2 2 digit count parameter field CHAR 18
    291 FREE_CHAR Checkbox CHAR 18
    292 CARE_CODE Checkbox CHAR 16
    293 BRAND_ID Checkbox CHAR 4 WRF_BRANDS
    294 FIBER_CODE1 Checkbox CHAR 3 WRF_FIBER_CODES
    295 FIBER_PART1 Checkbox NUMC 3
    296 FIBER_CODE2 Checkbox CHAR 3 WRF_FIBER_CODES
    297 FIBER_PART2 Checkbox NUMC 3
    298 FIBER_CODE3 Checkbox CHAR 3 WRF_FIBER_CODES
    299 FIBER_PART3 Checkbox NUMC 3
    300 FIBER_CODE4 Checkbox CHAR 3 WRF_FIBER_CODES
    301 FIBER_PART4 Checkbox NUMC 3
    302 FIBER_CODE5 Checkbox CHAR 3 WRF_FIBER_CODES
    303 FIBER_PART5 Checkbox NUMC 3
    304 .INCLU--AP 0
    305 FASHGRD Updated information in related user data field CHAR 4 T6WFG
    306 .INCLU--AP 0
    307 OIGROUPNAM Updated information in related user data field CHAR 8 TOIGAP
    308 OITRIND Transfer sign for plant-to-plant transfers CHAR 1
    309 OIHMTXGR Material tax group CHAR 4 OIH2M_J1B

SAP Help, Wiki Resources, and Forum Discussions on MARA

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MAKT Material Descriptions Logistics - Material Master
VBAK Sales Document: Header Data SD - Sales
MARD Storage Location Data for Material Logistics - Material Master
EKPO Purchasing Document Item MM - Purchasing
LGORT Material Master View on Storage Location and Batch Selection LO - Material Master
MBEW Material Valuation Logistics - Material Master
ITAB Dummy structure for LOOP AT ... version BC - Number Range Management

Transaction Codes for SAP Table MARA

TCODE Description Functional Area
SLIS FI-SL Spec.Purpose Ledg. Info.System FI - Information System
SE11 ABAP Dictionary Maintenance Basis - Dictionary Maintenance
SPRO Customizing - Edit Project Basis - Customizing Project Management (IMG)
MM01 Create Material & Logistics - Material Master
SE38 ABAP Editor Basis - ABAP Editor
MM02 Change Material & Logistics - Material Master
SE16 Data Browser Basis - Workbench Utilities
MM03 Display Material & Logistics - Material Master

FMs for SAP Table MARA

FM Description Functional Area
REUSE_ALV_GRID_DISPLAY Output of a simple list (single-line) Basis - SAP List Viewer
REUSE_ALV_COMMENTARY_WRITE List body comment block output BC - SAP List Viewer
REUSE_ALV_FIELDCATALOG_MERGE Create field catalog from dictionary structure or internal table BC - SAP List Viewer
REUSE_ALV_LIST_DISPLAY Output a simple list (single line or several lines) BC - SAP List Viewer
REUSE_ALV_EVENTS_GET Returns table of possible events for a list type BC - SAP List Viewer
GUI_UPLOAD Upload for Data Provider Basis - Graphical User Interface
GUI_DOWNLOAD Download an Internal Table to the PC Basis - Graphical User Interface
F4IF_INT_TABLE_VALUE_REQUEST F4 help also returning the value to be displayed in internal table Basis - F4 Help

ABAP Reports for SAP Table MARA

ABAP REPORT Description Functional Area
SAPLMGMM Material Master: Central Main Program
BDCRECX1 Include f Basis - UI Services, Screen, Batch Input
SAPLSPO1 ?...
SPRSL TEXT 630 - Workbench Tools: Editors
RMDATIND Transfer Material Master Data by Direct Input Logistics - Material Master
SAPMV45A Sales Order Processing SD - Sales
SAPMF02K Vendor Master Data FI - Basic Functions
BCALV_GRID_DEMO Simple ALV Control Call Demo Program Basis - SAP List Viewer

BW Datasources for SAP Table MARA

BW DATASOURCE Description Functional Area
0MATERIAL_ATTR Material Number Logistics - Logistics - General
2LIS_03_BF Goods Movements From Inventory Management MM - Materials Management
2LIS_11_VAITM Sales Document Item Data SD - Sales and Distribution
0MAT_PLANT_ATTR Material Number with Plant Logistics - Logistics - General
2LIS_03_BX Stock Initialization for Inventory Management MM - Materials Management
0MATERIAL_TEXT Material Number Logistics - Logistics - General
2LIS_03_UM Revaluations MM - Materials Management
2LIS_02_SCL Purchasing Data (Schedule Line Level) MM - Materials Management

Authorization Objects for SAP Table MARA

AUTHORIZATION OBJECT Description Functional Area
S_CARRID Authorization Object for Airlines
E_GRID Authorization Object for Grid
P_PERNR HR: Master Data - Personnel Number Check
S_TCODE Transaction Code Check at Transaction Start
C_VKORG Transfer of Sales Organization Data
P_TCODE HR: Transaction codes
M_MATE_WRK Material Master: Plants