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I think most made by today's standards in the US are toxic free.

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Ink isn't good for you, but the amount found in a pen probably isn't toxic.


Yes they are! Keep them away from small children and animals.


No, fountain pens are not gel pens. Gel pens are really a variation on Ballpoints and Roller ball Pens. Fountain pens retain the same nib and when they run out of ink you add more.


The only way that its possible to get ink poisoning from ANY type of pen is to swallow it, or if it gets inside of an open cut. Scientists who researched this proved that you need to swallow an ounce or more of ink to get ink poisoning. However gel pens use water-based ink, so they are less of a risk and non-toxic.


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I don't think so, but you need to ask the makers about that questions.


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I am not intierly sure, ask someone else if they can help! I am the question asker, im 10 and swallowed gel pen ink and am worried, plz help me!


Only if it enters your blood stream.Answer:Although some forms of ink have poisonous components, there is no specific "ink poison". While ink is never made to be ingested in any way, gel ink is a pretty new product and the likelihood is that it's not very toxic at all.yes you can because if the ink gets into your blood stream it can poison you.


gel pen were invented by sackura


No. they have INK in them. eg. blue ink,red ink,


No. Ink on pens was not used 100 years ago.


It depends what type of ink it is. If it is ink from the computer typed on paper then no, it is NOT toxic but you are talking about ink from a pen then yes, it is toxic.


No. They are inked pens. They make it look like gel, though. No. It is a inked and ballpointed pen.


ball pen is ink. gel pen is a gel-like ink.. but not ink itself.


ball point pens have thin ink tubes then a ball when you write the ball rolls picking ink up from the tube and writing and then ink comes out when you write!


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yes, ball pens to change refills every time and ink pens by filling ink every time


No, Newton and Newton Calligraphy ink is not toxic.



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