MCHA is a standard Material Master Transparent Table in SAP Logistics application, which stores Batches 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 MCHA. You can use the transaction code SE16 to view the data in this table, and SE11 TCode for the table structure and definition.

MCHA — Meta Data

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

MCHA — 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 MARA
    3 WERKS Plant X CHAR 4 MARC
    4 CHARG Batch X CHAR 10 MCH1
    5 LVORM Deletion Flag for 1-Level Deletion Logic CHAR 1
    6 .INCLUDE 0
    7 ERSDA Character field, 8 characters long DATS 8
    8 ERNAM Created by CHAR 12
    9 AENAM Name of Person Who Changed Object CHAR 12
    10 LAEDA Date of Last Change DATS 8
    11 VERAB Updated information in related user data field DATS 8
    12 VFDAT Shelf Life Expiration or Best-Before Date DATS 8
    13 ZUSCH Batch status key CHAR 1 *
    14 ZUSTD Batch in Restricted-Use Stock CHAR 1
    15 ZAEDT Date of last status change DATS 8
    16 LIFNR Vendor CHAR 10 LFA1
    17 LICHA Updated information in related user data field CHAR 15
    18 VLCHA Original batch number (deactivated) CHAR 10 MCHA
    19 VLWRK Original plant (deactivated) CHAR 4 MARC
    20 VLMAT Material Number (18 Characters CHAR 40 MARA
    21 BATCH_ID Identification Number of Lot RAW 16
    22 .INCLU--AP 0
    23 XPCBT Single-Unit Batch Indicator CHAR 1
    24 BWTAR Valuation Type CHAR 10 MBEW
    25 .INCLUDE 0
    26 CHAME Unit of issue for batch (deactivated) UNIT 3 T006
    27 LWEDT Updated information in related user data field DATS 8
    28 FVDT1 Updated information in related user data field DATS 8
    29 FVDT2 Updated information in related user data field DATS 8
    30 FVDT3 Updated information in related user data field DATS 8
    31 FVDT4 Updated information in related user data field DATS 8
    32 FVDT5 Updated information in related user data field DATS 8
    33 FVDT6 Updated information in related user data field DATS 8
    34 HERKL Country of origin of the material CHAR 3 T005
    35 HERKR Checkbox CHAR 3 T005S
    36 MTVER Checkbox CHAR 4 TVFM
    37 QNDAT Updated information in related user data field DATS 8
    38 HSDAT Date of Manufacture DATS 8
    39 CUOBJ_BM Updated information in related user data field NUMC 18
    40 DEACT_BM Updated information in related user data field CHAR 1
    41 BATCH_TYPE Process Type CHAR 1
    42 SGT_SCAT Stock Segment CHAR 40
    43 ERSDA_TMSTP UTC Time Stamp in Short Form (YYYYMMDDhhmmss) DEC 15
    44 ERSDA_TZ_SYS Time Zone CHAR 6 *
    45 ERSDA_TZ_USR Time Zone CHAR 6 *
    46 ZFDAT Updated information in related user data field DATS 8
    47 CREATION_DATETIME Time Created DEC 21
    49 .INCLU--AP 0
    50 FSH_SEASON_YEAR Season Year CHAR 4
    51 FSH_SEASON Season CHAR 10
    52 FSH_COLLECTION Fashion Collection CHAR 10 *
    53 FSH_THEME Fashion Theme CHAR 10

SAP Help, Wiki Resources, and Forum Discussions on MCHA

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Related Tables

TABLE Description Functional Area
MCH1 Batches (if Batch Management Cross-Plant) Logistics - Material Master
MCHB Batch Stocks Logistics - Material Master
MARA General Material Data Logistics - Material Master
MARD Storage Location Data for Material Logistics - Material Master
MBEW Material Valuation Logistics - Material Master
MKPF Header: Material Document MM - Inventory Management
MAKT Material Descriptions Logistics - Material Master

Transaction Codes for SAP Table MCHA

TCODE Description Functional Area
MCH1 RIS: Execute Evaluation Logistics - Retail Information System (RIS)
MCHB RIS: Till Receipt - Selection Logistics - Retail Information System (RIS)
MIGO Goods Movement MM - Inventory Management
SPRO Customizing - Edit Project Basis - Customizing Project Management (IMG)
MSC2N Change Batch Logistics - Batches
MMBE Stock Overview Logistics - Material Master
CT04 Characteristics Cross Application - Characteristics

FMs for SAP Table MCHA

FM Description Functional Area
BAPI_OBJCL_CHANGE Classification BAPI: Change Assignment Cross Application - Classification
BAPI_TRANSACTION_COMMIT Execute external Commit when using BAPIs Basis - ALE Integration Technology
BAPI_OBJCL_GETDETAIL Classification BAPI: Read Classification Information on Object Cross Application - Classification
BAPI_BATCH_CREATE Create Batch Logistics - Batches
CLAF_CLASSIFICATION_OF_OBJECTS Classification Data for Object Cross Application - Classification
BAPI_OBJCL_CONCATENATEKEY Classification BAPI: Generate Concatenated Key Cross Application - Classification
REUSE_ALV_GRID_DISPLAY Output of a simple list (single-line) Basis - SAP List Viewer
F4_FILENAME F4 for filename / Filemanager support to locate file in a directory PM - Plant Maintenance

ABAP Reports for SAP Table MCHA

ABAP REPORT Description Functional Area
RM07MLBD Stock on Posting Date MM - Inventory Management
RM07DOCS Material Document List MM - Inventory Management
SAPMM07M Module Pool for Goods Movements MM - Inventory Management
CALLOTB OTB: Planning: Initial Screen PP - Sales Plan
CALLSTAOTB Call Corresponding Transactions in Accordance with OTBPARAM Entries PP - Sales Plan
SAPFV50P FORM Routines: Delivery Item Processing Logistics Execution - Shipping
RM07CHDX Conversion Report for Batch Status Management Logistics - Batches

BW Datasources for SAP Table MCHA

BW DATASOURCE Description Functional Area
2LIS_03_BX Stock Initialization for Inventory Management MM - Materials Management
2LIS_03_BF Goods Movements From Inventory Management MM - Materials Management
2LIS_03_UM Revaluations MM - Materials Management
2LIS_11_VAITM Sales Document Item Data SD - Sales and Distribution
0MATERIAL_ATTR Material Number Logistics - Logistics - General
0CO_PC_01 Cost Object Controlling: Plan/Actual Data CO - Product Cost Controlling
0CO_OM_CCA_7 Cost centers: Budget CO - Cost Center Accounting
0CO_PC_02 Cost Object Controlling: Period End CO - Product Cost Controlling

Authorization Objects for SAP Table MCHA

AUTHORIZATION OBJECT Description Functional Area
I_FCODE WCM: Function Codes (e.g. Operational Cycle)
M_MSEG_WMB Material Documents: Plant
M_MATE_WRK Material Master: Plants
F_BKPF_BUK Accounting Document: Authorization for Company Codes
ECM_ORD Change Management: Change Order
J_1IRG23D Authorisation object for Depo Transactions
FDT_OBJECT BRFplus: Authorization Check on Object Level
P_TCODE HR: Transaction codes