101-27.201 Scope of subpart.§ 101-27.201 Scope of subpart.
This subpart provides for the identification, designation of useful life, and establishment of controls for shelf-life items to minimize loss and insure maximum use prior to deterioration. A shelf-life item is any item possessing deteriorative or unstable characteristics to the degree that a storage period must be assigned to assure the issuance of material that will perform satisfactorily in service.[32 FR 6493, Apr. 27, 1967]