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Dumpster diving – this means sifting through containers, typically in search for food. However, medicine counterfeiters have long discovered this “source” as well: They look for empty medicine containers in order to fill them with fake substances. While the mandatory EU Directive makes tampering with secondary packaging more difficult, the risk with primary containers remains – and here first-opening indication would be particularly important: a security gap that Flexi-Cap can effectively close.

Stolen, repackaged, illegally refilled and relabeled: Whether or not a medicine is a copy is often not readily visible. Many counterfeiters have perfected their skills so that even customs and police officers can be deceived. The inconspicuous Covert-Hologram Seal seems to be easy to fake – but when it is opened an effect emerges that no counterfeiter expects.