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TITLE:  DoD 4140.27-M, "Shelf-Life Item Management Manual", 09/26/1997

SUMMARY:  This manual is issued under the authority of DoD 4140.1, Materiel Management Policy. Its purpose is to set forth policy and procedures for the supply chain (life-cycle) management of standard and hazardous shelf-life items contained in the Federal Supply System. Also, to authorize the establishment of hazardous materiel recycling and reutilization practices to ensure the reduction of the number of hazardous shelf-life items entering the hazardous waste stream.

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OPR:  USD(AT&L), 703-697-7261