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HP Latex Ink and Media

Not only do HP Latex printers deliver outstanding results on a wide range of media, the original water-based HP Latex Inks can add value to differentiate your business and help your customers meet their sustainability goals.

HP Latex Inks make a difference

Original HP inks are designed together with HP Latex printers to produce consistent results. With reliable performance, you can minimize waste and downtime. While non-HP inks may cost less per liter, they can cause frequent printhead replacement, unsellable prints, and increased printer downtime and maintenance.

Achieve amazing colors on both rigid and flexible with HP Latex Inks

Sharpen the quality of any rigid substrate with the strong, vibrant color gamut of HP Latex Inks, and a thin ink layer preserving media gloss, feel. Use Original HP Latex Inks to maximize the life of HP printheads and ensure HP warranty protection.

Designed for sustainable impact

In addition to delivering outstanding image quality, consistency, and durability, our latest generation of HP Latex Inks offer an attractive environmental profile to both print service providers and customers:

  • Reach sensitive indoor spaces like healthcare—water-based HP Latex Ink prints are odorless1 and low-emitting meeting UL GREENGUARD GOLD (unrestricted full room décor), AgBB criteria, and Émissions dans l’air intérieur (very low emitting A+)2

  • Making safer operations easier— no required hazard warning labels, avoid reactive monomer chemistry3, and HAPs.4

  • Meet stringent health and environmental criteria—HP Latex Inks are UL ECOLOGO® certified5, conform to ZDHC Manufacturing Restricted Substances List6, and comply with toy safety requirements.7

  • Print on a wide variety of eco-conscious media choices, and deliver prints that are recyclable, returnable, or non-hazardous and safe for disposal.8

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Plastic ink cartridges replaced with HP Eco-Carton ink cartridges3

  • The HP Eco-Carton ink cartridges reduce plastic by 80% and CO2e by 66%.9

  • Zero landfill—local outer carton recycling, free take-back inner ink bag via HP Planet Partners.10

  • HP printers and supplies contain recycled plastics designed with post- consumer electronics, soda bottles, UL-validated ocean bound plastics, coat hangers and empty Original HP ink cartridges.

Exceptional media versatility

HP offers three media programs to choose from, including HP large-format printing materials, ColorPRO Technology, and Certified media. These programs make it easy to improve print quality while saving ramp-up time.

HP large-format printing materials

From wallpapers to banners to backlit materials, HP offers a range of printing materials designed together with HP Latex Inks to expand your versatility and elevate the quality of your product.

ColorPRO Technology

Materials that carry the ColorPRO Technology trademark are designed together with HP Latex Inks and HP Latex printers, and demonstrate visibly enhanced print quality.

Certified media

Media certified for HP Latex Inks11 opens your business to new application options and profit potential, while saving you the ramp-up time associated with testing media yourself.

The right media for you

HP Latex printers are compatible with thousands of certified graphic arts media solutions. Discover the options that best fit your business needs and create new revenue opportunities, using HP PrintOS.

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Application warranty options for HP Latex Inks

Several media manufacturers offer warranties for certain graphics printed with HP Latex Inks and printers. To maintain eligibility, it is important to comply with the terms of each company’s warranties.

3M™ MCS™ Warranty and 3M Performance Guarantee12

Selected HP Latex Inks13 are an approved component under the 3M™ MCS™ Warranty. Plus, all HP Latex Inks and printers are covered by the 3M Performance Guarantee when used with a wide range of approved 3M media. Count on prints designed to protect vehicle graphics and more.

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Avery ICS Performance Guarantee14

Avery Dennison´s durability warranty for media is targeted to vehicle graphics and all other indoor and outdoor applications. The Avery ICS warranty covers aspects such as ink performance, durability, adhesion to substrates, printing and cutting defects, and more.

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HP PrintOS Media Locator

HP provides a comprehensive list of all HP Latex-compatible media along with finished color profiles and printer settings.

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Water-based HP Latex Inks

Designed to avoid the hazards associated with solvent and UV without trading off performance.

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Disclaimers

  1. There is a broad set of media with very different odor profiles. Some of the media can affect the odor performance of the final print.
  2. GREENGUARD GOLD - Applicable to HP Latex Inks. UL GREENGUARD Gold Certification to UL 2818 demonstrates that products are certified to UL’s GREENGUARD standards for low chemical emissions into indoor air during product usage. Unrestricted room size—full decorated room, 33.4 m2 (360 ft2) in an office environment, 94.6 m2 (1,018 ft2) in a classroom environment. For more information, visit ul.com/ggul.com/gg or greenguard.org.
    AgBB criteria - HP PVC-free Durable Suede Wall Paper printed with HP Latex Inks was tested based on the test criteria of the Scheme Health-related Evaluation of Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds (VVOC, VOC, and SVOC) from Building Products of the Committee for Health-related Evaluation of Building Products (AgBB 2018) and meets the requirements therein. See umweltbundesamt.de/sites/default/files/medien/355/dokumente/agbb_evaluation_scheme_2018.pdf. Émissions dans l’air intérieur - mandatory labeling for decoration products in France. Provides a statement on the level of emission of volatile substances in indoor air posing health risks if inhaled—on a scale from A+ (very low emission) to C (high emission). HP Durable Suede Wall Paper printed with HP Latex Inks was tested by a third-party lab according to the decree no. 2011-321 of March 23, 2011 (VOC regulation) and executive decisions of May 28, 2009 and April 30, 2009 (CMR regulation) of the French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development, Transport, and Housing and was rated A+. See anses.fr/en/content/labelling-building-and-decoration-products-respect-voc-emissions.
  3. Printing with HP Latex Inks avoids the problematic reactive monomers associated with UV printing. Acrylate monomers present in uncured UV inks and UV-gel inks can damage skin.
  4. HP Latex Inks were tested for Hazardous Air Pollutants, as defined in the Clean Air Act, per U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Method 311 (testing conducted in 2013) and none were detected.
  5. Applicable to R Series HP Latex Inks. UL ECOLOGO® Certification to UL 2801 demonstrates that an ink meets a range of multi-attribute, lifecycle-based stringent criteria related to human health and environmental considerations (see ul.com/EL). HP is the only printing company with UL ECOLOGO® Certified inks in the “Printing Inks and Graphics Film” product category, see spot.ul.com/main-app/products/catalog/.
  6. Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals. Applicable to HP Latex Inks. The ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Level 1 demonstrates that an ink conforms to or meets the standards of the ZDHC Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (ZDHC MRSL) 1.1, a list of chemical substances banned from intentional use during production. ZDHC is an organization dedicated to eliminating hazardous chemicals and implementing sustainable chemicals in the leather, textile, and synthetics sectors. The Roadmap to Zero Program is a multi-stakeholder organization which includes brands, value chain affiliates, and associates, that work collaboratively to implement responsible chemical management practices. See roadmaptozero.com.
  7. HP 872, 882, and 886 Latex Inks have been tested and demonstrated compliance to the following toy safety methods and protocols: EN 71-3, EN 71-9, ASTM F963-17, US 16 CFR 1303, US 16 CFR 1307, SOR 2011-17, and SOR 2018-83. HP does not recommend using the inks for toys intended to target children under the age of 3 years.
  8. Most HP large format paper-based printing materials can be recycled through commonly available recycling programs, or according to region-specific practices. Some HP media are eligible for return through the free, convenient HP Large Format Media take-back program. Programs may not exist in your area. See http://www.HPLFMedia.com/hp/ecosolutions for details. HP large format printing materials, both unprinted and printed with Original HP Latex Inks, are non-hazardous and safe for disposal. Contact your local waste management authority for local area-specific instructions.
  9. C02e reduction based on moving from plastic ink cartridge to cardboard HP Eco-Carton ink cartridge, with annual manufacturing savings of 291 tons and transport savings of 8 tons. Equivalent to 1,194,028 km (741,935 miles)t driven by an average passenger vehicle or over 38 million smartphones charged.
  10. The ink cartridge HP Eco-Carton outer carton is 100% recyclable through local cardboard/paper programs. Inner materials including the ink bag are 55% recyclable and can be returned free of charge to the HP Planet Partners program for reprocessing of plastic parts. Zero landfill. For ink bag and printhead take back, visit http://www.hp.com/recycle to see how to participate and for HP Planet Partners program availability; program may not be available in your jurisdiction. Where this program is not available, and for other consumables not included in the program, consult your local waste authorities on appropriate disposal.
  11. HP’s “Media Certification Program” (“Program”) supplies information to media manufacturers, suppliers, and customers to assist in evaluating media compatibility with printers and inks from HP’s Graphics Solutions Business. Media is supplied by independent third-party manufacturers. Inclusion in the Program and “Certified for” media shall not be construed as an endorsement by HP for any of the media or manufacturers. HP makes no representation or warranty of any kind for any media in the Program including but not limited to media availability, media quality, media performance, or manufacturer changes that may impact any media characteristics. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. HP makes no representation as to the Program information’s completeness or accuracy. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. This information is provided as a courtesy, free of charge, “AS-IS” by HP. HP makes no express or implied warranty of any kind regarding this information. HP shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, whether based on contract, tort or any other legal theory in connection with or arising out of the furnishing or use of this information.
  12. Warranty coverage varies by region, please see 3Mgraphics.com for information about what is offered in your country. Some warranty limitations may apply.
  13. The 3MTM MCSTM Warranty is available to certified graphics manufacturers (including PSPs). Covered by the 3MTM MCSTM Warranty: HP Latex Inks for the HP Latex 3100/3500/1500/560/570/365/375/360/370/820/850/210/260/280 Printers; HP LX610 Latex Inks for the HP Latex 600 Printer.
  14. Warranty coverage varies by region, please see graphics.averydennison.com for information about what is offered in your country. Some warranty limitations may apply.