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Registered: ‎11-02-2015

Does ink expire?

I found ink for an old printer I now longer own, still new in the box.  I am wondering it can be sold or if it's no good.  There's a code 7K08L12 on the bottom.



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Registered: ‎11-19-2017

Re: Does ink expire?


Ink does have a shelf life and recommended use by date.


If its been sealed, it might last a few years, but you might get unexpected results.  Hard to say.  Depends on how it was stored and under what conditions.

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Re: Does ink expire?

Hi Mike20878,


If the printer is stil in the box and has never been opened, the ink will still be good.





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