From now on, each buyer can check the legality of a labeled product by using the free mobile app “Product Labeling Verification” released by the Federal Tax Service of Russia. The app is free and can be downloaded in App Store and Google Play.
The app reads the QR code from the chip and, within a few seconds, displays the results of verification and product description.
If there is any discrepancy between the product details and information available in the labeling system or the app cannot find any information about scanned product, the buyer can send a message about the violation directly from the app. The message will be reviewed by the regulatory authorities.
Currently, Product Labeling Verification app allows to verify the legality of medicines and fur products available for sale.
The Russian Federation is implementing two major labeling projects, including a project on drug labeling. The drug labeling system has already registered 430 major companies of the pharmaceutical industry and labeled more than 2.6 million packages of medicinal products.