Protect your brand with Scantrust QR codes for anti-counterfeit packaging

Anti-counterfeiting technology that works within your existing packaging process.


Scantrust connects billions of products

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Why Scantrust for anti-counterfeit packaging?

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Use your existing printing process or our certified printing partners

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Authenticate a product using just a smartphone, with or without an app

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Get counterfeit alerts for your team and inspectors

Why use secure QR Codes for anti-counterfeit packaging?

Instant product authentication with a smartphone


  • Scan and authenticate any product with a Scantrust secure QR code using most mobile phones


  • Authentication scanning can be set up to use a dedicated mobile app or no app at all for wider compatibility through a mobile webpage


  • Compatible with most modern smartphones


  • Embed authentication function into apps, on your website, or via API or redirect.


  • Supports inspector-level authentication with login


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Secure QR codes use simple but robust technology for anti-counterfeit packaging and documents


  • Secure QR codes are standard QR codes upgraded with a secure graphic that creates a new kind of anti-counterfeit packaging and document feature


  • Secure QR codes can be serialized (unique) or non-serialized QR codes (SKU/ product grouping level)


  • Works with most industrial printers using standard inks and substrates


  • Based on decades of technological research and discovery


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Get data for counterfeit enforcement


See at a glance where confirmed and likely counterfeits are being scanned by customers. Use data for enforcement operations.


  • Counterfeit detection algorithms use serialized QR code scan location, scan count, and the physical distance between scans


  • Reports and alerts use unique QR code serial numbers for more detailed, granular data


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How to add QR codes for anti-counterfeit packaging

1. Secure QR codes printed directly on packaging or on labels

We can recommend a printing partner or you can print directly using your equipment and substrates

2. Codes are activated before use on packaging

Only securely activated codes can be authenticated by end-users. This is an important, additional layer of security

3. Codes are authenticated using a mobile phone

Product authentication using secure QR codes can be performed by professional users, inspectors, or end user consumers

4. Monitor for counterfeits with alerts and reporting

Act on counterfeit data based on in-market or inspector scans with prompt alerts and historical data

Top brands trust Scantrust secure QR code technology


Protects water filters while engaging professional installers using Scantrust QR codes.

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marchesi Antinori case study

After reviewing available anti-counterfeiting options, Scantrust secure QR codes for wine labels proved to be the best option.

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motul case study

Protects lubricant products from counterfeiting with Scantrust secured QR codes.

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Protect your brand & customers with secure QR codes