Storing print cartridges
Do not remove the print cartridge from its package until you are ready to use it. The shelf life of a
print cartridge in an unopened package is approximately 2.5 years. The shelf life of a print
cartridge in an opened package is approximately 6 months.
To prevent damage to the print cartridge, do not expose it to light.
To install a print cartridge, use the following steps:
To prevent damage to the print cartridge, do not expose it to light for
more than a few minutes.
Open the print cartridge door.
Remove the print cartridge from its packaging, and locate the
sealing tape at the end of the cartridge.
To remove the sealing tape from the cartridge, grasp the tape and
pull it straight out from the cartridge. Avoid touching any black print
on the tape.
Insert the cartridge as shown, with the arrows pointing into the
Close the print cartridge door. The print cartridge engages when
the door is closed.
If toner gets on your clothing or other fabric, wipe off the toner with a dry
cloth. Wash the items in cold water and air dry.
Hot water or heat from a dryer can set toner into fabric.
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