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How to identify counterfeit Chanel No. 5 EDP Fragrances

Chanel: No. 5 EDP Fragrances

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Edited: Apr 21, 2017

Product Information:

The now and forever fragrance. The ultimate in femininity. An elegant, luxurious spray closest in strength and character to the parfum form. The sleek, portable signature bottle is perfect for the dressing table or travel.

The bottle: Simple lines. A stark white label. A chiseled stopper that reflects the geometry of the place Vendome, which Mademoiselle Chanel admired from the balcony of her room at the Ritz. From the original design in 1921 to the present day, No.5 remains eternally modern.

A classic and best selling fragrance, Chanel No. 5 is is also very popular with counterfeiters and widely available on retail websites including eBay and Amazon. Listed as "authentic" or "100% genuine" -- counterfeit products are sold to unsuspecting buyers at prices often close to retail.

Sellers will often use the manufacturer's authentic advertising (stock) photos in their listings, but will send you a counterfeit product. Always insist on a photo of the actual product, including the lot number when dealing with eBay or unverified sellers.

It is essential to remind customers that the only way to ensure the guaranteed authenticity of a product is to shop exclusively in Chanel boutiques and authorized Chanel retailers.

 


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Warnings / Hazards:

Ingredients are untested and unknown in counterfeit products.

Counterfeit fragrances have been found to contain dangerous ingredients like arsenic, beryllium, DEHP (a plasticizer with health risks) and cadmium (all known carcinogens), urine and antifreeze, along with high levels of aluminum and dangerous levels of bacteria.

Recommended Action:

It is essential to remind customers that the only way to ensure the guaranteed authenticity of a product is to shop exclusively in Chanel boutiques and authorized Chanel retailers.

If you purchased a counterfeit from an e-commerce website (including eBay, Amazon, AliExpress) keep the counterfeit product as proof for your dispute, the manufacturer or authorities. If returned, the seller will claim it is not counterfeit, or re-sell it to another unsuspecting consumer. Contact your credit-card company and dispute the charges -- you have the counterfeit product as proof. Leave negative "Counterfeit" feedback for the seller.

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Product Information:
Manufacturer:
Chanel 

Model Name:
No. 5 EDP Fragrances 

Model Number:
No. 5 
How to Identify a Fake Product :
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Simple lines. A stark white label. A chiseled stopper that reflects the geometry of the place Vendome, which Mademoiselle Chanel admired from the balcony of her room at the Ritz.


 
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Authentic Chanel No. 5 products have the Chanel branding on the back of the front label, visible through the rear of the bottle.

Authentic Chanel bottles are also etched with a lot number on the back of the bottle near the top.


 
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This counterfeit Chanel No. 5 is sold by China counterfeiters. Note the misaligned Chanel label and the bottle stopper differences from the authentic product.

The ingredients are unknown in counterfeit products.


 
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Compare the authentic and counterfeit Chanel No. 5

The counterfeit lacks the classic symmetrical Chanel glass bottom, and the shape and style of the bottle stopper is notably different.


 
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This counterfeit product has a gap in the vaporizer nozzle that identifies it as a fake.

Note the misaligned label and "incomplete fill" on this counterfeit product.


 
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This counterfeit Chanel No. 5 has a box sleeve covering the Counterfeit Chanel No. 5 product that was never used by Chanel for the authentic product.


 
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Counterfeit Chanel No. 5 is sold on China retail websites for as little as $19

Counterfeit products are often listed and sold on eBay and Amazon as genuine products to unsuspecting buyers at prices close to retail.


 
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This counterfeit Chanel No. 5 listed on eBay is easy to spot. It does not have the symmetrical Chanel glass bottom and has an off-center, misaligned label.


 


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