Reactive dye ink

Cotton, hemp, and silk are dyed beautifully

Mimaki reactive dye ink enables printing on cotton, hemp, silk, rayon, and some kinds of polyester. These dye inks produce vibrant colors, reproduce a wide gamut of colors, and have water resistance, light-fastness, and rub-fastness because of dyestuff molecule bonding with the fibers.
Mimaki has attained the "ECO PASSPORT" certification from OEKO-TEX® international association headquartered in Switzerland, via Nissenken Quality Evaluation Center, for its "MLRc500", reactive dye ink.



Printing favorable designs on cotton, hemp, silk, and rayon


Printing favorable designs on cotton, hemp, silk, and rayon

The digital, on-demand inkjet printing allows the designer to fully express their imagination and creates a new generation of textile and apparel printing. The Mimaki reactive dye inks represent a design precisely and clearly with vibrant colors on cotton, hemp, silk, rayon, and some polyester-fiber fabrics with high color reproducibility.


Mechanism of reactive dye ink fixation


Mechanism of reactive dye ink fixation

Meet various needs, from sample making for a fashion show to volume production


Mimaki supports textile designing and printing using comprehensive ink and printer technologies. Our products meet various textile and apparel market needs, such as sample/custom printing and volume production printing.

ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® Certification

The ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® is certified to Mimaki reactive dye ink "MLRc500".

[ECO PASSPORT] by OEKO-TEX® Certification Ink

  • Reactive dye ink "MLRc500" (Certificate No. E1NMNLG32)

[ECO PASSPORT] Certification label No. E1NMNLG32

[ECO PASSPORT] Certification label No. E1NMNLG32


The "ECO PASSPORT" authenticates the safety and security for chemicals used during the production of textile dyes / pigments and auxiliaries and finishing agents. It was set up by the OEKO-TEX® international association headquartered in Switzerland, as an effort to prove the safety and security intended for the materials (used chemicals) following to the [STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®] (*), being target for the safety and security of textile products. Applying of the safety certification in Japan, in June 2016 through Nissenken began and this certification of safety for the materials likely to contain the harmful substances will improve the safety level of the overall of textile products.
* [STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®] is a certification system for the safety and the security of textile products. It is a universally-accepted standard proving the absence of harmful substances, such as the aromatic amines, in textiles and its related products.



Mimaki took the lead of the market to develop ink, ink-jet printer industry to reduce environmental impact. Especially the sublimation printing is becoming attractive as its environmental-minded system.
Mimaki continues to pursue the print technology of high-quality and to strive to reduce its environment impact for the realization of environmentally-friendly manufacturing. It will aim to continue offering products and services considering the safety and security of our valued customers.


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