Ink Cartridge Safety
- Keep ink
cartridges out of the reach of children and do not drink the
- Keep the maintenance box out of the reach of
- Be careful
when you handle used ink cartridges; there may be ink remaining
around the ink supply port. If ink gets on your skin, wash it off
with soap and water. If it gets in your eyes, flush them
immediately with water. If ink gets in your mouth, see a doctor
- Do not put
your hand inside the product or touch any cartridges during
- Install a
new ink cartridge immediately after removing an expended one.
Leaving cartridges uninstalled can dry out the print head and may
prevent the product from printing.
- Do not touch
the green IC chip on the side of the cartridge. This may prevent
- Do not
shake, squeeze, or drop cartridges after opening their packages and
do not tear the cartridge labels; this can cause them to leak.
- If you
remove an ink cartridge for later use, recap the ink cartridge
using the cap that came with it to prevent the ink from drying out
and to protect the surrounding area from getting smeared by
- Use an ink
cartridge before the date printed on its package.
- Do not
dismantle an ink cartridge. This could damage the print head.
- Do not disassemble the ink cartridges or maintenance
box; you may get ink in your eyes or on your skin.
- Store ink
cartridges in a cool, dark place.
bringing an ink cartridge inside from a cold storage site, allow it
to warm up at room temperature for at least three hours before
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