Magic Rub eraser

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[Prismacolor, formerly Sanford Corp formerly Faber-Castell] A registered trademark for a white vinyl eraser. Magic Rub® erasers are composed of polyvinyl chloride with dioctyl phthalate plasticizer and calcium carbonate filler. Magic Rub® erasers produced a small number of white crumbs upon use (Estabrook, 1989). Surface pH measurement of the Magic Rub® erasers gave a slightly basic value of 8.81 (Estabrook, 1989).

Synonyms and Related Terms

Peel-Off Magic Rub eraser

Hazards and Safety

Hydrogen chloride fumes may be evolved on decomposition.

Resources and Citations

  • E. Estabrook "Considerations of the Effect of Erasers on Cotton Fabric" JAIC 28:79-96, 1989. Link
  • E. J. Pearlstein, D. Cabelli, A. King, & N. Indictor :Effects of Eraser Treatment on Paper" JAIC 22(1):1-12, 1982. Link