Ready for a cased pencil that doesn?t break easily? BIC Evolution Pencils are the Next Generation Pencil! With break-resistant #2 HB leads, pencils are pre-sharpened and ready for writing right out of the package. Mistakes are easy to erase with the durable, latex-free attached erasers. Barrels are splinter-free, even when snapped, and are certified non-toxic, making these pencils perfect for school. The BIC Evolution Pencils feature a cool, gray-colored barrel for a modern look.