This X12 Transaction Set contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Specifications/Technical Information Transaction Set (841) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment.  The transaction set can be used to transmit or request specifications or technical information between trading partners.  It can be used to transmit engineering change and engineering change requests.  It can also be used to allow EDI trading partners the ability to exchange a complete or partial technical description of a product, process, service, etc. over the same path as any other EDI transaction.  The detail area can include graphic, text, parametric, tabular, image, spectral, or audio data.  A transmission includes identification information to assist the receiver in interpreting and utilizing the information included in the transaction.