|Global Product Type||Pens-Gel Pen|
|Point Size||Available in: 0.5 mm, 0.7 mm or 1 mm|
|Point Type||Available in: Bold, Fine or Medium|
|Ink Color(s)||Available in: Assorted, Black, Blue or Red|
|Ink Color(s) Assortment||Black; Blue; Green; Light Blue; Orange; Pink; Purple; Red|
|Pen Type||Roller Ball|
|Pen Style||Available in: Retractable or Stick|
|Refillable||Available in: No or Yes|
|Special Ink Type||Gel|
|Barrel Color(s)||Available in: Assorted, Translucent Black, Translucent Blue or Translucent Red;Red|
|Visible Ink Supply||Available in: No or Yes|
|Pre-Consumer Recycled Content Percent||0%|
|Post-Consumer Recycled Content Percent||0%|
|Total Recycled Content Percent||0%|
|Grip Type||Contoured Rubber|
|Brand||Paper Mate® (website)|
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