Specifications mean any description of the physical, functional, or performance characteristics, or of the nature of a supply, service or construction item. A specification includes, as appropriate, requirements for inspecting, testing, or preparing a supply, service or construction item for delivery. It is the initial responsibility of the requisitioning department to formulate specifications for the commodity or service required. Final specifications are a mutual responsibility of Procurement Services and the requisitioning department. All specifications shall be developed in accordance with Article 7 of the Consolidated Procurement Code and Regulation 19-445.2140, Subsections A, B, C, and D.