The PrevaGuard Gel-ocity Gel Pen contains an antimicrobial agent incorporated into the plastic to protect the pen itself by suppressing the growth of bacteria, algae, fungus and mildew. Super-smooth, smear-free, quick-drying ink dries in as little as 5 seconds. Round barrel rests comfortably in your hand while the 0.7mm point creates vivid marks. This gel pen does not protect users or others from disease-causing bacteria viruses or germs. It's perfect for note-taking, journaling and a variety of other everyday writing activities.