Ink Cartridge Safety
- Keep ink
cartridges out of the reach of children and do not drink the
- 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.
- 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
remove or tear the label on the cartridge; this can cause
- Do not
remove the transparent seal from the bottom of the cartridge. This
may cause the cartridge to become unusable.
- Do not break
the hooks on the side of the cartridge when removing it from the
- Do not touch
the green IC chip on the side of the cartridge. This may prevent
- Do not shake
cartridges after opening their packages; this can cause them to
- If you
remove an ink cartridge for later use, protect the ink supply area
from dirt and dust and store it in the same environment as the
product. Note that there is a valve in the ink supply port, making
covers or plugs unnecessary, but care is needed to prevent the ink
from staining items that the cartridge touches. Do not touch the
ink cartridge ink supply port or surrounding area.
- Use an ink
cartridge before the date printed on its package.
- Do not
dismantle an ink cartridge. This could damage the print head.
- Store ink
cartridges in a cool, dark place.
- Make sure to
install all ink cartridges. The printer only works when all ink
cartridges are properly installed.
bringing an ink cartridge inside from a cold storage site, allow it
to warm up at room temperature for at least three hours before
- Store ink cartridges with their bottoms down. Do not
store cartridges upside down.
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