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X12 Release 004010

893 Item Information Request

Functional Group QG

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Item Information Request Transaction Set (893) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used by distributors and brokers to request complete item information from the manufacturers, suppliers, brokers, or agents. The item information will be returned using the Item Maintenance Transaction Set (888).

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Sequence
Segment
Name
Max use
010
Transaction Set HeaderMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number
020
Item Characteristics - Vendor's Selling UnitMandatory
Max 9999
To identify a vendor's selling unit or to provide physical characteristics relative to a vendor's selling unit
025
Line Item Detail - Description
Max 1
To describe an item in free-form format
0100 Loop
Repeat 999
030
NameMandatory
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
At least two occurrences of the N1 loop must be present; one to specify the receiver of the request, and additional segments to identify the recipients of the resulting Item Maintenance Transaction Set (888).
040
Additional Name Information
Max 1
To specify additional names or those longer than 35 characters in length
050
Address Information
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
060
Geographic Location
Max 2
To specify the geographic place of the named party
070
Transaction Set TrailerMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments)
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Stedi is a registered trademark of Stedi, Inc. Stedi's EDI Reference and Mapping Guides are provided for marketing purposes and are free of charge. All names, logos, and brands of third parties listed on our site are trademarks of their respective owners (including “X12”, which is a trademark of X12 Incorporated). Stedi, Inc. and its products and services are not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with these third parties. Our use of these names, logos, and brands is for identification purposes only, and does not imply any such endorsement, sponsorship, or affiliation.