Permanent China Markers (Wax Pencils)

See general specifications for writing supplies in "Criteria" below

4
Average: 4 (3 votes)

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When to Use

May replace permanent markers for some uses. Works on plastic bags, CDs, glass, and more.

Type

Consumer

Environmental & Health Information

Permanent markers may say they are non-toxic. But they may contain hazardous solvents and have odors that bother chemically-sensitive people. So try china markers.

Criteria for Permanent China Markers (Wax Pencils)

Info on this product category: Writing Supplies

Criteria for Writing Supplies

  • Mechanical pencils must be EITHER refillable -OR- made with at least 30% PCW recycled content or 50% total recycled content.

  • Pens must be EITHER refillable -OR- made with at least 30% PCW recycled content or 50% total recycled content.

  • Permanent markers should not contain xylene or benzyl alcohol.

  • Whiteboard markers should be refillable, have water-based inks and do not contain xylene or benzyl alcohol

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Last updated: 
October 21, 2019

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Product Reviews

China markers are great

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)

We love our China markers...and they smell much better than the Sharpies.

March 31, 2014

China marker v. Sharpie

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)

Marks almost as well as a Sharpie.
Long lasting.
Sharpies come with a cap. This is more like a pencil thus it has no cap. It will break or leave a mark if you put in a pocket or on your hand so that is something to be aware of. It is not so super easy to then sharpen or unwrap.

Great for marking boxes or writing notes/labels. Potentially could smudge.

March 31, 2014

China Marker

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)

Worked well for occaisional labeling needs

March 31, 2014

works just fine

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)

Worked fine for labeling boxes

March 31, 2014