Why Buy Genuine? Find out how to ensure that you will enjoy the full potential of your Canon products.
Protect yourself and your Canon product.
Counterfeit products violate federal and state laws, including copyright and trademark laws. The Canon companies work closely together to fight against counterfeiting on a worldwide basis, to safeguard our customers and to protect the valuable Canon brand.
Batteries & Chargers
Counterfeit Canon batteries and chargers are often not equipped with certain protective devices meeting Canon's and the electronic industry's basic quality standards.
  Combo/Value Packs, Ink & Toner
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.
  Supplies & Accessories
Genuine Canon supplies and accessories are manufactured under strict quality standards to ensure that consumers enjoy the full potential of their Canon products.
Actual incidents involving Counterfeit Battery Packs.
Case 1: Rupture in China
Counterfeit lithium-ion NB-1LH battery pack and CB-2LSE charger ruptured after being left in charger for 10 hours after charging. User was not injured.
Counterfeit lithium-ion NB-1LH Battery Pack and CB-2LSE Charger
 
Case 2: Rupture in the U.S.
Counterfeit lithium-ion NB-2L battery pack came apart when it ruptured. User was not injured.
Counterfeit lithium-ion NB-2L Battery Pack
 
Case 3: Rupture in the U.S.
Counterfeit CB-5/BP-511 battery pack emitted smoke after one hour of charging and burned. User was not injured.
Counterfeit CB-5/BP-511 Battery Pack
How to Identify a Counterfeit Battery Pack.
Case 1: NB-7L Battery
The font for the Canon logo on the counterfeit product is bold, unclear, and appears out of balance.
Genuine Canon BP-511 Battery
Counterfeit BP-511 Battery
 
Case 2: LP-E5 Battery
The font for the Canon logo on the counterfeit product is bold, unclear, and appears out of balance.
Genuine Canon BP-2L12 Battery
Counterfeit BP-2L12 Battery
 
Case 3: LP-E8 Battery
The font for the Canon logo on the counterfeit product is bold, unclear, and appears out of balance.
Genuine Canon BP-522 Battery
Counterfeit BP-522 Battery
Still have questions? E-mail us at anti-counterfeit@cusa.canon.com