Standards, labels and certifications
Origine France Garantie*
A label aimed at giving consumers clear information concerning the French origin of a product. The manufactured product must respect the following criteria:
1) the place of manufacture, assembly or construction must be in France
2) at least 50 % of its value must correspond to an activity carried out in France
A standardised test for colour laser cartridges. The test is carried out using a minimum of 12 cartridges (3 B/C/M/Y sets) judged on three different printers using a total of five representative printed documents, and under specific environmental conditions (temperature and humidity-controlled).
An international standard which defines strict organisational requirements with the aim of improving the quality and reliability of a product.
A quality standard for the production of laser cartridges.
An international standard for environment management. It sets out an overall organisational framework to ensure that the products or services that a company designs, manufactures and markets do not either directly or indirectly endanger the environment. (Certificate attached as an annex)
ICPE : Installation Classified for the Protection of the Environment
CMB is dedicated preventing all forms of pollution and environmental risk through the classification of its site.
A standardised print test for monochrome cartridges. The test is carried out using a minimum of nine new cartridges tested on three different printers using a print and printed document evaluation protocol, under specific environmental conditions (temperature and humidity-controlled).
Founder member of France Cartouches Réemploi
The members of this French association are companies involved in the collection and remanufacturing of empty print cartridges. It is committed to encouraging cartridge re-use and actively fighting the importation of illegal clones.