streaky printing?

Tony Duell ard at
Tue Jan 24 12:36:53 CST 2006

> I'd heard that toner was (could be?) carcinogenic.

It's a well-known fact that research causes cancer in rats :-)

More seriously, toner probably is carcinogenic simply because it's a fine 
powder. And like flour or fine sawdust, a cloud of toner could be 

Which to me means you avoid making clouds of the stuff. But when I've 
taken toner cartridges apart, you seem to get less loose toner around 
than when you clean up an old laser printer.


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