Toner powder’s environmental and health hazards

This criterion requests toner powder that is not classified as hazardous to the environment or human health.

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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).

Classification according to regulation 1272/2008
Hazard class and category Hazard phrase
Acute toxicity, cat 1-3 H300, H301, H310, H311, H330, H331

Respiratory or skin sensitisation,
Resp Sens 1, 1A, 1B or 1C
Skin sens 1, 1A, 1B or 1C

H317, H334
Specific target organ toxicity – single exposure STOT SE 1, STOT SE 2 H370, H371
Specific target organ toxicity – repeated exposure, STOT RE 1, STOT RE 2 H372, H373
Carcinogenicity, Carc 1A/1B/2 H350, H351, H351i
Mutagenic, Muta 1A/1B/2 H340, H341
Reproductive toxicity, Repr 1A/1B/2 H360, H361

Hazardous to the aquatic environment, Aquatic acute 1
Hazardous to the aquatic environment, Aquatic Chronic 1/2/3/4 

H410, H411, H412, H413

Hazardous to the ozone layer H420, EUH059