From the makers of Premier Prismacolor Pencils these lower priced pencils have a smooth, creamy texture and strong, break-resistant 3.3mm leads specially formulated for students and aspiring artists. The leads are harder than Premier Prismacolor Pencils, yet they still retain excellent color intensity and layering ability. Leads are not as hard as Prismacolor Verithin pencils. Richly pigmented colors can be blended. 7" long. 576 pencil set includes 24 colors and 12 pencil sharpeners. AP Seal, non-toxic, PMA approved.