Electrical and mechanical safety information – Precautions for products with laser devices

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Precautions for products with laser devices

All HP systems equipped with a laser device comply with safety standards, including International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 60825 and its relevant national implementations. With specific regard to the laser, the equipment complies with laser product performance standards set by government agencies for a Class 1 laser product. The product does not emit hazardous light; the beam is totally enclosed during all modes of customer operation.

Laser safety warnings
In addition to the general precautions described earlier, be sure to observe the following warnings when operating a product equipped with a laser device. Failure to observe these warnings could result in fire, bodily injury, and damage to the equipment.

Compliance with CDRH regulations
The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration implemented regulations for laser products on August 2, 1976. These regulations apply to laser products manufactured from August 1, 1976. Compliance is mandatory for products marketed in the United States.

Compliance with International regulations
All HP systems equipped with a laser device comply with appropriate safety standards including IEC 60825 and IEC 60950.

Laser product label
The following label or equivalent is located on the surface of your laser device. This label indicates that the product is classified as a CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT.