Learn about Original HP Supplies

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Page yield

Page yield is the number of pages a user can print with a given printer and cartridge, based on certain assumptions. HP participated in, supported the development of, and adopted the ISO/IEC 24711 standard for determining inkjet printer page yields. HP participated in, supported the development of, and adopted the ISO/IEC 19752 and ISO/IEC 19798 standards for determining monochrome and color laser printer page yields. Click here for additional information.

Inkjet printers

» Ink supplies warranty

Original HP inkjet supplies are covered by a limited warranty. To see the limited warranty for your inkjet supplies, click here.

» Ink expiration

To protect the printing system and ensure print quality, some HP ink cartridges use an "ink expiration date". However, most HP ink cartridges do not have ink expiration, which means there is no built-in date on which they stop working. To find out if your HP ink cartridge has ink expiration, click here.

» Storing and Handling Ink Cartridges

For best results, use genuine HP cartridges and follow these guidelines

»HP ink cartridge design and prevention of ink dry out

Original HP ink cartridges are designed and proven to not dry out after months of non-printing1, 2. Read this technical white paper to learn more about ink dry out and HP design.

1Based on testing of standard-capacity Original HP 950, 951, 960 and Ink Advantage HP 685 ink cartridges used with Officejet Pro 3610 & 8100 and Deskjet Ink Advantage printers by Buyer’s Laboratory, Inc., April 2014, and powered off HP printers stored for up to 12 weeks under specific climatic conditions. Printer maintenance/servicing may be required to maintain print quality upon resumed printing. Link to report

2Based on testing of Ink Advantage HP 678 ink cartridges used with Deskjet Ink Advantage printers by Buyer’s Laboratory, Inc., Feb. 2014, and powered off HP printers stored for up to 6 weeks under specific climatic conditions. Link to report

» Print permanence

Photos printed with HP Vivera inks and HP photo papers meet rigorous standards to ensure your memories stay beautiful for generations. Click here to learn more about HP photo permanence and durability.

» Replacing cartridges

Click here to learn how to find cartridge replacement instructions on hp.com.

» Updated HP 61, 301, 122 and 802 Ink Cartridges

Beginning in May 2012, HP is updating the following ink cartridges: HP 61, HP 301, HP 122 and HP 802. The updated ink cartridges are compatible with both current and future printers that use these cartridge numbers. They have been designed in conjunction with future printers to deliver new features. Click here to learn more.

» Updated HP 178, 364, 564, and 862 Ink Cartridges

As of September 2010, HP has updated ink cartridges with these numbers: 178, 364, 564, and 862. The updated ink cartridges are compatible with both current and future printers that use these selectability numbers. Click here to learn more.

» Updated HP 950 and 951 Ink Cartridges

Beginning in October 2012, HP updated the HP 950 and HP 951 ink cartridges. The updated ink cartridges are compatible with both current and future printers that use these selectability numbers. They have been designed in conjunction with future printers to deliver new features. Click here to learn more.

LaserJet printers

» Cartridge warranty

Original HP LaserJet cartridges are covered by warranty. To see the limited warranty for your print cartridge, click here.

» HP Toner Cartridge Authentication

Protect yourself from fraud, use HP Toner Cartridge Authentication Software to determine whether your toner cartridges are genuine or counterfeit.And where available, when you install Original HP cartridges, you will receive HP Rewards offers.

» Order supplies

SureSupply, a free software tool available from HP, can help you keep up with your print supplies. Use it any time to identify and order the correct supplies online, often with free shipping, either from a participating retailer or from HP. Click here for details.

» Recycling

Recycle your print cartridges—it's easy and free with the HP Planet Partners program—available in 45 countries and territories around the world. HP ensures that all collected HP print cartridges are recycled responsibly. HP never refills them, resells them, or sends them to the landfill. Click here for details.