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QR Codes for CBD Packaging

Understand how QR Codes are used on CBD Packaging, how to use it, and its importance

What's inside

  • Complete guide on how to use QR Codes on CBD packaging
  • How to design a QR Code for your CBD product
  • Why QR Codes are leveraged for CBD packaging
  • States following the protocols of mandatory QR Code labels
  • How QR Codes are Helping CBD Brands Ensure Product Standards & Safety
  • FAQs
  • Why Beaconstac's QR Code Solution are built for CBD companies

QR Codes on CBD Packaging and Labeling

The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) made it mandatory to include QR Code labels for all hemp products, including CBD oils, which will be legal for purchase only when labeled.

The label should inform consumers about the ingredients used and a certificate of analysis done by a third-party lab.

With this announcement, Utah joins the bandwagon of states with similar label requirements – Indiana and Oregon.

In 2019, not all states in the U.S. required QR codes on them. However, most reputable CBD companies have switched to QR Codes on labels. Not just that, adding a QR code to a physical product unlocks a host of opportunities for the brand, which we will touch upon later in the article.

Frequently asked questions

Everything you need to know about this eBook

A CBD QR Code is a packaging label where QR Codes are placed on CBD products to display the contents of the product. A CBD QR Code shows the amount of THC oil present in the product, missing cannabinoids, and if the product is lab-tested for authenticity. To learn about the product ingredients, simply scan the QR Code on the CBD product and click on the link.

Yes. CBD QR Codes are imperative to learn about the product and its ingredients. In fact, states like Utah, Indiana, and Oregon have made it compulsory to include CBD QR Codes on all products containing THC.

Yes. In addition to the license, CBD oil merchants must also include QR Codes on all their products to avoid facing stiff penalties.

A CBD QR Code should contain the following items –

  • Amount of active CBD per serving
  • Supplement Fact Panel, including other ingredients present in the product
  • Net weight
  • Manufacturer/distributor name
  • Suggested use
  • Full-spectrum, broad-spectrum, or isolate
  • Batch or data code

The FDA has a set of 26 common questions and answers that allows the regulation of CBD products and labeling. In inclusion to that, the FDA regulates by keeping the following items in check –

  • Not to be false or misleading
  • Provide the required information (identity statement, statement of the quantity of the contents, distributor name, materials, and warning labels)
  • Display information correctly
  • Not violate the Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970

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