Printing

What would happen if someone were to accidentally inhale ink vapors while printing?
All HP Inkjet and LaserJet printer platforms are tested during development for airborne emissions. The concentrations of ozone, volatile organic compounds a...
Tue, 20 Feb, 2018 at 11:49 PM
Do you measure TEC for your inkjet printers?
HP's Inkjet printers pursue Energy Star and use the Operational Mode (OM) test method for measuring performance, with the exception of high performance...
Tue, 20 Feb, 2018 at 11:51 PM
Are there batteries in printers?
 Yes, most commerical LaserJet and Ink jet printers have batteries in most of our products.  (only some low-end products that are single function… or MFP&#x...
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018 at 1:02 AM
HP LaserJets: Why aren't Ready, Active, Standby and Auto-Off modes energy values shown in the IT Eco Declaration?
In the past, and currently, the IT Eco shows "Energy Star" (ES) related energy values in section P9.  Technically, Energy Star does not require or...
Tue, 20 Feb, 2018 at 11:52 PM
Is there a difference in environmental impacts of B&W vs Color printing (toner/cartridge lifecycles from production to disposal, volumes needed for either, pollution/climate/energy/other)?
The Lifecycle Assessments that we have run on our printing products show that there is a negligible difference between B&W and color printing.  The basi...
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018 at 12:05 AM
Is it true that duplex printing in HP printers, whilst of course saving paper, actually increases energy use by a third because it has to go back through the rollers again?
HP has not conducted a side by side comparison of energy use simplex to duplex.  The estimate is that it may take marginally more electricity to print duple...
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018 at 12:10 AM
Do you need personal protective equipment when handling cartridges?
The MSDSs for HP cartridges must cover the potential hazards associated with the cartridge throughout the life of the product.  The personal protective equi...
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018 at 12:12 AM
Do HP printers have any chemical emissions?
All HP Inkjet and LaserJet printer platforms are tested during the development process to determine airborne emissions. The concentrations of ozone, volatil...
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018 at 11:16 PM
Is it possible to reuse one-sided printer paper in HP printers?
Yes.  It is possible to print on both sides of HP uncoated bond office paper. Since most HP printing products have built-in duplexing capability (ability to...
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018 at 12:16 AM
Do HP products contain chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)?
No. HP's manufacturing processes, our supplier's manufacturing processes and HP products are CFC-free.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018 at 11:37 PM