Our freecolor cartridges manufactured by ARMOR Print Solutions are subject to a serie of tests and certifications listed below which attest the compliance with quality, environmental and health standards.
Cartridge autonomy compliance
ISO 19752 / 19798
ISO 19752 : method for the determination of toner cartridge yield for monochromatic electrophotographic printers and multi-function devices.
ISO 19798 : method for the determination of toner cartridge yield for colour printers and multi-function devices that contain printer components.
ISO/IEC 24711 : certifies methods for determining ink cartridge yield for colour inkjet printers and multi-function devices that contain printer components.
Quality and reliability of remanufactured cartridge
STMC (Standardised Test Methods Committee)
STMC designed by remanufacturing industry professionals consist of measuring the autonomy, the optical density, the background and the resistance of packaging.
A European regulation concerning the safe use of chemical substances (powders, compounds). Anyone who manufactures, imports or uses substances must respect the REACH regulation. Any chemical substances produced in the European Union or imported in quantity of more than one tonne per year must be registered.
Restriction on Hazardous Substances (RoHS)
RoHS is a European directive (2011/65/EU) issued in order to reduce the use of hazardous substances in the manufacture of electronic equipment to help protect human health and preserve the environment.
The Ames test is a biological test used to determine the mutagenic potential of a chemical compound and is performed on substances. It is used to confirm the non-mutagenicity of cartridges.
Quality management process
ISO 9001 is a standard which guarantees quality management principles with a strong customer focus.
ISO 14001 is a standard for environmental management. This standard assures consumers who are concerned about the environment that the certified businesses have demonstrated that they are environmentally responsible through their products and actions.
ISO 45001 is an international standard that aims to implement an Occupational Health and Safety (OSH) management system.
Quality and environment
The Nordic Ecolabel is the eco-label of Nordic countries which meets very strict criteria to certify sustainable solutions and development throughout the life cycle of the product being tested. The certification criteria cover health and environmental concerns.