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As Second Wave Of UDI Reg Hits, Manufacturers Should Take Closer Look At Accessories

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Although device accessories should include Unique Device Identifiers, some companies aren't sure which parts of a product are indeed accessories and which are simply spare parts, UDI guru Jay Crowley says. To solve this puzzle, he suggests that firms separate the items into two "buckets": one for accessories, which require a unique identifier, and one for other types of parts, which do not.






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