This 9ml Black ink is used for printing photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system. Genuine Canon Ink produces on average 35% more quality prints than imitation cartridge. Genuine Canon Ink provides consistent quality prints 100% of the time. Genuine Canon Ink is 100% reliable so you can print with less stress. Return every toner ink and toner cartridge to be reused or recycled. It’s free, easy and environmentally friendly.