In today's workplace and computing environments, printers—including cartridges—are indispensable. Indian Technical Standard ITEW6, which describes particular technical specifications, quality requirements, safety precautions, and testing procedures that manufacturers of printers and printer cartridges must adhere to, regulates the manufacturing and quality standards for printers and printer cartridges in India. The aforementioned standards guarantee that printers and cartridges are engineered, manufactured, and examined to fulfil acknowledged quality standards, encompassing performance norms, safety attributes, and suitability for Indian printing contexts.
For manufacturers, compliance with ITEW6 is a regulatory obligation and a demonstration of their commitment to producing high-quality, reliable, and safe printing solutions. Adhering to these standards can enhance a manufacturer's reputation, foster consumer trust, and create product opportunities in the competitive printer and consumables market. Manufacturers that conform to these standards contribute to the country's efforts to provide dependable and safe printing solutions to consumers, businesses, and educational institutions.
Note: Before their products can be sold in the Indian market, all printer manufacturers, including those producing cartridges, must obtain an EPR Registration Certificate.
Manufacturers in India who produce printers, including cartridges, must have an EPR authorization. The promotion of ecologically friendly practises in the printing and electronics industries depends heavily on this authorization. In order to demonstrate their dedication to appropriate product disposal and recycling and to help create a more sustainable and environmentally conscious future, printer makers are required to receive EPR Authorization.
The Extended Producers Responsibility Authorization, or EPRA, programme is essential for addressing the growing problem of managing electronic waste, or "e-waste." Obtaining the EPR Registration Certificate from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the EPR authorization from the State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs) are the two steps in the process of obtaining EPR authorization. The purpose of EPRA is to transfer management of e-waste from local governments and consumers to companies that manufacture and import electronic goods. Electronics producers and importers are bound by EPRA to be accountable for the full lifespan of their goods, from manufacturing to disposal. This entails setting up and providing financing for recycling centres, collection systems, and appropriate e-waste disposal techniques. To decrease the negative effects of electronic gadgets on the environment, EPRA encourages manufacturers to incorporate easier recycling into the design of their goods.
Printers including cartridges