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Toner Ink

Last Updated: 03/07/18 Click to see brand name products that meet these requirements

Inks are liquid or powdered materials that are available in several colors and that are used to create the visual image on a substrate when writing, printing, and copying. Inks that are a powdered chemical, used in photocopying machines and laser printers, which is transferred onto paper to form the printed image.

Additional Guidance

According to BioPreferred, inks are liquid or powdered materials that are available in several colors and that are used to create the visual image on a substrate when writing, printing, and copying. Printer toner inks (<25 pages per minute (ppm)) are powdered chemicals used in photocopying machines and laser printers with standard fusing mechanisms and print speeds of less than 25 ppm. Printer toner inks (>25 ppm) are powdered chemicals used in photocopying machines and laser printers with standard fusing mechanisms and print speeds of greater than 25 ppm.

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