|Use of remanufactured toner cartridges||Core||Special contract terms|
The use of remanufactured toner cartridges decreases the environmental impact compared to manufacturing of new toner cartridges.
The supplier shall be able to offer (OEM, Original Equipment Manufacturer) remanufactured/reused toner cartridges during the contract period and describe which models they are compatible with.
Remanufactured/reused original toner cartridges are defined as cleaned, refilled with dry toner and with any damaged or worn out parts replaced.
|Printing quality for remanufactured toner cartridges||Core||Technical specification|
The purpose of the criterion is to request remanufactured toner cartridges with good printing quality, reducing the number of printouts needing to be reprinted due to insufficient quality.
Remanufactured toner cartridges in the contract must meet any of the following standards for printing quality.
|Toner powder’s environmental and health hazards||Core||Technical specification|
This criterion requests toner powder that is not classified as hazardous to the environment or human health.
The toner powder must not be classified, either in compulsory EU classification, or through self-classification, with the risk phrases and hazard statements specified in Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures. (The CLP Regulation).
|Hazardous substances in consumable items||Advanced||Technical specification|
This criterion limits the content of substances that are hazardous to the environment or human health in ink, toner, and drum.
The consumable items offered shall meet the following:
Exemptions: High molecular weight complex nickel compounds used as colourants.
Consumable items such as toner cartridges, printing inks and drums.