How to grade your cartridges

Please be as precise as you can when grading your cartridges using the guides below and attach photographs if you are unsure.

A Grade
A Grade

A brand-new, unused, unopened and undamaged item in current original retail quality packaging.

Where applicable; a minimum of 6 months remaining shelf life on the “use by” date.

B Grade
B Grade

A brand-new, unused, unopened item in current style packaging which may have minor cosmetic defects to the packaging (i.e. label damage/writing on the box etc.).

A brand-new, unused, unopened retail quality item in the previous style of the manufacturers packaging.

Where applicable; the item has exceeded the shelf life “use by” date or has less than 6 months remaining.

C Grade
C Grade

An unused item that may be missing its original packaging or the original packaging has been opened and is no longer sealed.! !

This grade of product may also be in the previous style of the manufacturers packaging that has cosmetic defects to the packaging (i.e. label damage/writing on the box etc.).