could you elaborate a little more. I think that you are referring to Item Unique Identifcation which is commonly used in the MIL standards. Are you indeed in defense? Most people in that space are using IEEE 828 or EIA-649B and this would fall under configuration identication - but it may differ depending upon whether you are hardware or software focused. What industry are you in? What regulatory requirements do you have?
Bob Aiello, Technical Editor