Out of this world writing with the cosmic barrel design. Cushy latex-free comfort grip for writing all day. Pre-loaded with Pentel Super Hi-Polymer® HB lead; never needs sharpening, is super strong and produces a clear dark line. Guaranteed to scan on standardized tests with HB lead. Mechanism: Mechanical; Pencil Type: Automatic; Lead Color(s): Black; Grip Type: Latex-Free.