Ticonderoga No. 2 pencils offer a satin smooth finish to enhance writing comfort. Exclusive graphite-core formula gives you extra smooth performance crafted from reforested California cedar. Top-quality eraser provides easy, clean corrections. PMA certified nontoxic pencil also features Microban antimicrobial protection that lasts the lifetime of the product. Built-in antimicrobial protection continuously fights the growth of microbes, such as stain-causing and odor-causing bacteria.