Do not dispose of used toner cartridges and drum units in open flames. Also, do not store toner cartridges, drum units, or paper in a location exposed to open flames. This may cause the toner to ignite, and result in burns or fire.
If you accidentally spill or scatter toner, carefully wipe up the loose toner with a damp, soft cloth and avoid inhaling any toner dust. Do not use a vacuum cleaner that is not equipped with safety measures to prevent dust explosions to clean up loose toner. Doing so may cause damage to the vacuum cleaner or result in a dust explosion due to static discharge.
Use caution not to inhale any toner. If you should inhale toner, consult a physician immediately.
Use caution so that toner does not get into your eyes or mouth. If toner should get into your eyes or mouth, immediately wash with cold water and consult a physician.
Use caution so that toner does not come into contact with your skin. If it should, wash with soap and cold water. If there is any irritation on your skin, consult a physician immediately.
Keep the toner cartridges and other consumables out of the reach of small children. If toner is ingested, consult a physician or poison control center immediately.
Do not disassemble or modify the toner cartridge. Doing so may cause the toner to scatter.
Remove the sealing tape of the toner cartridge completely without using excessive force. Doing otherwise may cause the toner to scatter.
Handling the toner cartridge
Do not remove the toner cartridge from this machine or from the protective bag unnecessarily.
Storing the toner cartridge
Store toner cartridges in a cool location, away from direct sunlight. (The recommended storage conditions are temperatures below 30°C and humidity below 80%.)
Store without opening until the toner cartridge is to be used.
When storing the toner cartridge, do not store it upright.
Do not store the toner cartridge in the following locations
Locations exposed to open flames
Locations exposed to direct sunlight or bright light for five minutes or more
Locations exposed to excessive salty air
Locations where there are corrosive gases (i.e. aerosol sprays and ammonia)
Locations subject to high temperature and high humidity
Locations subject to dramatic changes in temperature and humidity where condensation may easily occur
Locations with a large amount of dust
Locations within the reach of children
Be careful of counterfeit toner cartridges
Please be aware that there are counterfeit Canon toner cartridges in the marketplace. Use of counterfeit toner cartridge may result in poor print quality or machine performance. Canon is not responsible for any malfunction, accident or damage caused by the use of counterfeit toner cartridge.
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Availability period of repair parts, toner cartridges, and drum units
Repair parts, toner cartridges, and drum units for the machine will be available for at least seven (7) years after production of this machine model has been discontinued.
Toner cartridge packing materials
The packing materials may be changed in form or placement, or may be added or removed without notice.
Dispose of the removed sealing tape according to local regulations.
Confirm that the code on the front cover of the machine and the one on the package of the genuine toner are the same.
If a message prompting you to replace the toner cartridge appears on the display, replace the used toner cartridge with a new one.
Use only toner cartridges intended for use with this machine.
For optimum print quality, using Canon genuine toner is recommended.
Genuine Toner Cartridge
Purchase toner cartridges at your local authorized Canon dealer. Follow the precautions when handling and storing toner cartridges.
Product Name
imageRUNNER 2204
Supported Canon Genuine Toner
C-EXV 42 Black Toner
Drum unit
When you replace the drum unit with a new one, be sure to use only drum units intended for use with the machine.
For optimum print quality, using Canon genuine drum unit is recommended.

Genuine Drum Unit
Purchase drum units at your local authorized Canon dealer. Follow the precautions when handling and storing drum units.
Product Name
imageRUNNER 2204
Supported Canon Genuine Drum
C-EXV 42 Drum Unit
Genuine Consumables
Canon continuously develops technology innovations in Canon manufactured Toner, Cartridge, and Parts, specifically designed for use in Canon Multi-Functional machines.
Experience the benefits of optimal print performance, print volume and high quality outputs, achieved through Canon's new advanced technologies. Therefore, the use of Canon genuine consumables is recommended for your Canon Multi-Functional machines.