The Canon companies work closely together to fight against counterfeiting on a worldwide basis, to protect the valuable Canon brand and to safeguard the customer value that comes with using genuine Canon products.
The packaging has been resealed, reused or tampered with in any way.
Unusually low prices.
The colour and materials used in the packaging differ from the genuine Canon packaging.
The manner in which the products are sold can differ from the manner of normal business and consumer transactions.
Spelling mistakes on the packaging or the products
Red Flags When Shopping Online
Unusually low prices
Negative feedbacks from previous buyers
Check the identity of the sellerPoor website layout
Very few comments submitted
Suspicious looking pictures
Product description copied from other website
Security Labels on Products
Security labels such as hologram stickers are implemented on certain product packaging to help customers identify genuine Canon products.
View the slideshow to see how the hologram colour changes when viewed from different angles!
Why Buy Genuine Supplies and Accessories
Counterfeit Batteries and Chargers
Print Volume: Genuine vs Counterfeit
Toner powder leakage in counterfeit Toner Cartridge
Poor Print Quality
Counterfeit Canon inkjet cartridges, ink tanks, toner and toner cartridges can create a risk of, among other things, poor equipment performance, including low toner/ink yield, inferior print quality and toner / ink leakage.
Counterfeit Canon batteries and chargers are often not equipped with certain protective devices meeting Canon's and the electronic industry's basic quality standards, causing product malfunctions, or leading such batteries to overheat, leak liquids, ignite and / or explode.
Genuine Canon supplies and accessories are manufactured under strict quality standards to ensure that consumers enjoy the full potential of their Canon products.
The Canon name and logo is officially registered as trademarks in various countries around to allow formal surveillance of suspected counterfeited products.
Canon cooperates with various online platforms, authorities and international organizations on the enforcement of intellectual property rights and education on how to identify counterfeit Canon products.