Process Order And Material List (PP-PI)

The process order including its material list contains the planning data for the execution of a production process. With the exception of inspection data, it contains all the information specified by GMP guidelines as essential in process specifications and process statements.

The following table compares the data specified in the guidelines on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) with the order data that is included in the batch record.

Record Data on Process Specifications and Process Statements

Data required according to GMP

Order data in the batch record


Header data like plant, order number, and material to be produced

Name and quantity of starting and
packaging materials

Material list (overview) with material quantity calculation

Processing instructions and precautions

Operations and phases and their corresponding resources

Process instructions

Process instructions

See also:

R/3 Library PP-PI - Production Planning for Process Industries, section Process Order.