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Counterfeiting in Time of Covid-19 Police Bust Fake Diversey Sanitizing Products Racket in Bengaluru

June 18, 2020


18th June 2020, Bengaluru: Continuing its campaign against counterfeit products, the Bengaluru City Police on a tip-off from Diversey India, recently conducted raids on Jai Ambe agencies, Sampangi Rama nagar, Thanisandra, Mayuri office Needs, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar, RCE Office solutions. HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar , Bengaluru City  and seized counterfeit cleaning and sanitizing chemicals and other items fraudulently labelled as Diversey products. A large quantity of fake cans, labels and packaging material were also seized. FIR has been lodged against the culprits for copyright violations under Section 64 of the Copyright Act, 1957.

With the Covid-19 pandemic raging across Karnataka and the entire country, there is a heightened demand for high-quality, speciality disinfection chemicals which have excellent microbial kill properties. Since supply lines are stretched, often leading to a scarcity of the right products in the market, it is even more important at these times to ensure availability of genuine products. Counterfeit products deny customers this right.

Diversey is a leading manufacturer of world-class solutions and technologies for cleaning and professional hygiene and sanitization, especially of various floor, kitchen and personal care products under its Taski, Taski-R series, Clax, Suma and Softcare range. Its core mission is to secure people’s lives through prevention of infections and maintenance of hygiene across all facilities.

LC Das, managing director, Diversey-India and Subcontinent, said, “We strongly condemn the flagrant misuse and illegal usage of our trademarks, logos and other intellectual properties. To protect the company’s brand image and ensure that our customers get all our authentic products in future, Diversey will ceaselessly monitor and assist the law enforcement agencies in acting against counterfeiters and other unscrupulous entities.

“We urge our customers to remain vigilant and confirm the genuineness of the products by procuring them from authorised Diversey distributors,” he added.  “Diversey has a legacy of over 97 years for being the most-trusted brand in professional cleaning, hygiene & sanitation chemicals and solutions.”

About Diversey India Hygiene Pvt Ltd: Diversey is one of the few global brands in the industry which provides end to end solution for all hygiene needs to any business sector we deal with, this includes healthcare and pharma.  Diversey’s purpose is to protect and care for people every day. Diversey has been, and always will be, a pioneer and facilitator for life. We constantly seek to deliver revolutionary cleaning and hygiene technologies that provide total confidence to customers across all our global sectors.
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Catherine (Katy) Abernathy

Vice President, Corporate Communications