Non-toxic (contains no talc which has been linked to asbestos), harmless to your child's health, and the environment. Accidental ingestion, while not recommended, is not harmful. Beeswax ensures that the pigments retain their purity and brilliance, while providing a wide range of coloring techniques. Available in tins of 16 blocks. Waldorf colors include: carmine red, vermillion, orange, gold yellow, lemon yellow, yellow green, green, blue green, blue, ultramraine, blue violet, red violet, red brown, yellow brown, black, and white.