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Storage life of Inkjet cartridge

HP Envy 5030
macOS 10.14 Mojave

Advice please on a realistic viable storage life of inkjet cartridges stored in unopened original HP packaging, in a “ Home Office " environment. Thanks

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Storage life of Inkjet cartridge

@dtc39, Welcome to the HP Support Community!


You may check the warranty information mentioned on the ink cartridge or the packaging.


Some of HP’s inkjet systems are sensitive to air ingestion and water evaporation, which can cause the ink to change over time, adversely impacting the printhead and the ink delivery components within the printer. To protect the printing system and ensure print quality, certain HP printers are designed to stop ink cartridges from working when they reach a built-in date, calculated from when each ink cartridge is installed. Some of these systems allow users to override the stoppage and continue printing at their own risk.


For more info, refer to this document.


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