Oracle Inventory - Item Attribute, Item Defining Attributes

Item attributes are information about an item, such as UOM, Lot Control,Physical Attributes,Buyer List price Etc.,

Item Defining Attributes identifies the nature of a Item .
When u set an item defining attribute to Yes, the item is automatically assigned to the default category of the corresponding functional area.

Following are the Item Defining Attributes.

Functional Area Item Defining Attribute
Inventory Inventory Item
Purchasing Purchased Item
Master Scheduling/Supply Chain MRP Planning Method
Cost Management Costing Enabled
Engineering Engineering Item
Order Entry Customer Ordered Item
Service Service Request