Patent Number: 7,824,835

Title: Toner, production method thereof, developer, toner container, process cartridge, image forming method, and image forming apparatus

Abstract: To provide a toner prepared by emulsifying or dispersing a solution or dispersion of a toner material in an aqueous medium containing fine resin particles for granulation, wherein at least one of the toner material and the aqueous medium contains a polyalkylene glycol ester compound that is compatible with the fine resin particles and that has a weight average molecular weight of 2,000 or greater.

Inventors: Sugimoto; Tsuyoshi (Mishima, JP), Yamashita; Hiroshi (Numazu, JP)

Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

International Classification: G03G 9/12 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00