Replacement Parts

This section describes the replacement parts (consumables) used by the machine. Follow the precautions when handling and storing the replacement parts.
Genuine Supplies
Canon has developed and manufactured Toner, Cartridge, and Parts specifically for use in this machine.
For optimal print quality and for optimal machine performance and productivity, we recommend that you use Genuine Canon Toner, Cartridge, and Parts.
Contact your Canon Authorized Dealer or Service Provider for Genuine Canon Supplies.
To handle and store the replacement parts, observe precautions in "Important Safety Instructions" provided with this product.
You can check the current amount of replaceable parts remaining. Checking the Remaining Amount of Consumables


Toner Cartridges

Supplied Toner Cartridge
The average yield* of the toner cartridge that comes with the machine are shown below.
3,000 sheets
Replacement Toner Cartridge
For optimum print quality, using Canon genuine toner is recommended.
Model Name
Canon Genuine Toner
LBP1238 II
Canon Toner T08 Black
The average yield is based on "ISO/IEC 19752" (the global standard related to "Method for the determination of toner cartridge yield for monochromatic electrophotographic printers and multi-function devices that contain printer components" issued by ISO [International Organization for Standardization]) when printing A4 size paper with the default print density setting.
Store toner cartridges as described below
Storing toner cartridges in an improper location or environment may cause problems such as data loss.
Store toner cartridges in the following conditions:
Storage temperature range: 32 °F to 95 °F (0 °C to 35 °C)
Storage humidity range: 35 % to 85 % RH (relative humidity, condensation-free)*
*Even within the approved storage humidity range, water droplets (condensation) may develop inside the toner cartridge if the temperatures inside and outside the toner cartridge differ. Condensation will adversely affect the print quality.
Store unopened until immediately prior to use.
Do not store toner cartridges upright or upside down.
Do not store toner cartridges 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 excessively salty air
Locations heavily exposed to corrosive gases (e.g. aerosol sprays or ammonia)
Very hot and/or humid locations
Locations subject to dramatic changes in temperature and humidity likely to cause condensation
Very dusty locations
Locations within the reach of children
Store the packaging material safely for future use. It will be needed for situations such as storing the machine with the toner cartridges removed.
Canon reserves the right to reposition, reshape, add or remove packaging material without notice.
Be careful of counterfeit toners
Please be aware that there are counterfeit Canon toners in the marketplace. Use of counterfeit toner 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.
For more information, see
When replacing toner cartridges, see Replacing the Toner Cartridge.