Ink

Is shredded paper with some HP ink on it OK to be used as compost in soils?
HP inkjet inks are water-based and free of the heavy metals cadmium, mercury, lead, and chromium that are typically of most concern in the environment.   ...
Are HP Inkjet printing supplies/Inks safe?
HP inks (inkjet printing supplies) are safe when used as intended.   HP inks undergo rigorous testing and strict quality control procedures to minimize ...
What should one do if he/she has accidentally swallowed ink or believes a child has swallowed ink from an HP inkjet print cartridge?
HP encourages users to seek professional medical advice in case of accidental ingestion of any HP supplies product containing ink.   The HP Health Line ...
What is a significant amount of ink to ingest?
The components of the inks contained in original HP print cartridges will differ depending on the particular cartridge. In addition, the potential for adver...
What signs and symptoms would be exhibited after ingesting ink?
HP inks generally have a low level of oral toxicity. The use patterns of HP printing supplies as well as the cartridge design make it unlikely that signific...
What would happen if someone were to get HP ink on his or her skin for a prolonged period?
HP inks are safe when used as intended. HP encourages customers to minimize exposure by washing with water any area that comes into contact with ink.  I...
Where can I find information on safety and sustainability of original HP ink cartridges?
For information on a wide variety of facts regarding safety and environmental features of original HP ink cartridges, please see our supplies specific Ink E...
Are HP inks safe for printing on fabrics?
The consumer safety experience with fabric printed using HP ink has been excellent but not all HP inks have been thoroughly evaluated for use in application...
Can HP inks be used for applications such as toy printers, printing on toys, or for other applications designed for children?
Currently, HP inks are not designed or evaluated for toy or children's applications and accordingly they should not be used in toy printers, for printi...
What if my cat/dog ingests some amount of HP inks?
HP cartridges and inks generally have a low level of oral toxicity. Ingestion of cartridge components and small amounts of inks should not result in signifi...