Product Comparison

zebra® ZEB-12221
Pilot® PIL-31020
Universal™ UNV-39912
Universal™ UNV-15530
McKesson # 726864 846670 646450 676351 968700
Description Round Stic Xtra Life Ballpoint Pen Value Pack, Stick, Medium 1 mm, Black Ink, Smoke Barrel, 60/Box Z-Grip Ballpoint Pen, Retractable, Medium 1 mm, Black Ink, Clear Barrel, 24/Pack G2 Premium Gel Pen, Retractable, Fine 0.7 mm, Black Ink, Smoke Barrel, Dozen Comfort Grip Gel Pen, Retractable, Medium 0.7 mm, Black Ink, Smoke Barrel, Dozen Comfort Grip Ballpoint Pen, Retractable, Medium 1 mm, Black Ink, Clear Barrel, Dozen
Manufacturer # BIC-GSM609BKZEB-12221PIL-31020UNV-39912UNV-15530
Manufacturer Bic®zebra®Pilot®Universal™Universal™
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Airplane-Safe Ink YesYesYes
Country of Origin MexicoUnknownUnknownIndiaIndia
Disclaimer Statement Determined "Longest Lasting" via Independent ISO testing. Results on file with Pilot Corporation of America.
Footnote 1 Value Pack—Stock up and save
Global Product Type Pens-Ballpoint PenPens-Ballpoint PenPens-Gel PenPens-Gel PenPens-Ballpoint Pen
Low-Viscosity Ink YesYes
Manufacturer Pen Refill # 77240
Pen Barrel Color(s) SmokeClearSmokeSmokeClear
Pen Cap Color(s) Smoke
Pen Grip Type SmoothSoft RubberContoured Latex-Free RubberNon-Slip Contoured RubberRubber
Pen Point Size 1 mm1 mm0.7 mm0.7 mm1 mm
Pen Point Size Type MediumMediumFineMediumMedium
Pen Style StickRetractableRetractableRetractableRetractable
Pen Sub-Brand & Product Family Round Stic™ Xtra LifeZ-Grip®G2® PremiumComfort Grip®Comfort Grip®
Pen Type Ballpoint PenBallpoint PenGel PenGel PenBallpoint Pen
Refillable (Yes/No) NoNoYesNoNo
Special Features Xtra Life BallpointTranslucent Barrels
Special Ink Properties Water-based GelWater-based Gel
UNSPSC 4412170444121704601215246012152444121704
Color Family BlackBlackBlackBlackBlack
Erasable Ink NoNoNoNoNo
Pen Ink Color(s) BlackBlackBlackBlackBlack
Pen Tip Type ConicalConicalConicalConicalConical
Pocket Clip YesYesYesYesYes
Post-Consumer Recycled Content Percent 0%0%0%0%0%
Pre-Consumer Recycled Content Percent 0%0%0%0%0%
Total Recycled Content Percent 0%0%0%0%0%
Visible Ink Supply YesYesYesYesYes
Features and Benefits
  • Pens feature flexible round barrels for optimum writing comfort.
  • Reliable tungsten carbide ball.
  • Frosted cap and translucent barrel for visible ink supply.
  • Low viscosity ink is super smooth and skip-free.
  • Color tinted barrel and latex-free rubber grip matches ink color.
  • Sturdy and durable metal clip.
  • Proven #1 Longest Writing Gel Ink Pen vs. the average of top gel ink brands.
  • Provides smooth, skip-free writing.
  • Contoured rubber grip offers writing comfort and control.
  • Great for everyone, especially people who write for a living.
  • Let your ideas flow freely.
  • Super-smooth gel-pen performance.
  • Contoured, soft-rubber grip.
  • Attractive, two-tone barrel.
  • Quick-drying, water-resistant ink.
  • Reliable from the first mark to the last.
  • Value-priced office standard.
  • Quick-drying smear-free performance.
  • Soft textured Comfort Grip® for smooth, comfortable writing.