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Anti-counterfeiting packaging market worth $128.6 billion by 2019
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Anti-counterfeiting packaging market worth $128.6 billion by 2019

Authentication technologies to grow the highest within this market due to increasing awareness of counterfeit products.
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WuXi PharmaTech aims to use covert security platform to address global counterfeiting.
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Invisible, edible barcodes for medications

WuXi PharmaTech aims to use covert security platform to address global counterfeiting.
Ghost watermark thwarts counterfeiters in cost-effective process; wins FPA honors
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Ghost watermark thwarts counterfeiters in cost-effective process; wins FPA honors

Technology employs a repeating watermark embedded in a flexible or semi-rigid package to address counterfeiting and help ensure brand protection.
PolyOne: Authentication technologies
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PolyOne: Authentication technologies

Draw from overt, covert, and forensic techniques to provide product protection from counterfeiting or unauthorized distribution.
Five packs of Cook Medical products.
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Cook Medical meeting global identification challenges

A nearly five-year effort helps Cook and its worldwide customers identify, track, and trace some 16,000 medical device products.
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GS1 Healthcare US publishes new serialization guideline

The GS1 Healthcare US Secure Supply Chain Task Force, consisting of more than 50 members from throughout the supply chain, developed a guideline to identify and serialize pharmaceutical products using GS1 identification numbers.
Too much medication?
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Report says 40% of parents give young kids cough/cold medicine that they shouldn’t

Many parents disregard label warnings. …Meanwhile, FDA’s BeSafeRx provides interactive map tool to protect against fake pharmaceuticals.
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Bilcare Pharma Packaging: Pharma product authentication

Bilcare Research AG’s nonClonableID is a nano and micro-particle authentication system for the pharmaceutical industry that strengthens supply chain security and fights counterfeiting through the incorporation of unique product fingerprints.
SciClone Schreiner
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Schreiner MediPharm wins award for anti-counterfeiting label

Labels developed with and for SciClone Pharmaceuticals, a US-based, China-focused specialty pharmaceutical company.
AlpVision authentication
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iPhone instant product authentication

AlpVision introduces an iPhone 4 instant product authentication application capable of detecting its Varnish Cryptoglyph® solution, an invisible marking embedded in the standard varnish coating applied to packaging and labeling.
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