How To Grade Your Cartridges

A Grade Unused Cartridge

Grade A tonerA Grade unused printer cartridges should be brand new and in perfect condition. The packaging must be in good condition with no writing, no delivery labels, tears or rips on the box.

  • Brand New
  • Perfect Condition
  • Unopened

Surplus A grade cartridges must be unopened and still be in date.
Surplus A grade toners must have the new hologram as shown below.

Old Hologram New Hologram
Old hologram Old hologram New hologram New hologram


B Grade Surplus Cartridge

B Grade unused printer cartridges covers a wider range of products. Cartridges with light to medium damaged boxes, writing, delivery labels or excess labels, out of date cartridges all fall into B Grade surplus printer cartridges.

We NO LONGER accept open boxes as B GRADE, they fall into C Grade.

Grade B toner

  • Light Damage
  • Medium Damage
  • Excess Labels
  • Out of Date


Sell Your C Grade Printer Cartridge

C Grade unused printer cartridges are products that have quite heavily crushed boxes and cartridges without boxes (we only accept these if the internal sealed bag is still sealed). Unfortunately we do not accept damaged printer cartridges.

Grade C toner

  • Open Boxes
  • Heavily Damaged
  • Without Box
  • Internal Bag Sealed

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