Do you offer helpful hints for using the Crayon Melter?

We have some tips to help you get the very best results from your Crayon Melter. Follow the tips below. If you have additional questions, we would love to hear from you! Feel free to call or text us at 18002729652 weekdays between 9 AM and 4 PM Eastern Time. If you would prefer to send us an email, visit our Cray​ola​.ca Contact us page. Before You Start: 
  • Plug the unit in before loading your crayons. Use Crayola regular, washable, or metallic crayons only. Remove the crayon label and break into at least 3 pieces (do not load more than a full crayon’s worth of broken crayons). Wait for the unit light to turn from Red to Green. This should take about 30 seconds to 1 minute. For Best Results: Use thick paper (construction paper), poster board or foam core. It’s also great for decorating on cardboard, glass, wood, ceramics, or art canvases. Break crayons into small pieces. This will help with faster colour change! Once a crayon is inserted in the unit, it takes about 30 seconds to 1 minute for the melted wax to be ready. Hold Crayon Melter unit straight up and down with the tip flat on the paper. Don’t forget to close the cap! Do not turn the unit upside down or lay it on its side. Plan ahead! Try using lighter colours before dark for easy colour transitions. Cleaning Tips: Use scrap paper to clear out Crayon Melter between colours. Regularly wipe Crayon Melter tip with paper towel to clear buildup. Clean out the Crayon Melter with the included cleaning tool. Frequently Asked Questions: What types of crayons can be used in Crayon Melter? Crayon Melter works best with unwrapped Crayola regular, washable, or metallic crayon pieces. Glitter or non-Crayola crayons may affect function and performance. Should I use full-size crayons or pieces of crayons in Crayon Melter? For faster colour change, use small pieces of crayons Why does it take so long for the unit to heat up? The unit has been specially designed to heat at a slow and low temperature to ensure for a safe creative experience. How long does it take for the crayon pieces to melt in Crayon Melter? It takes about 30 seconds to 1 minute to melt the crayon pieces, depending on their size. The bottom of the crayon will melt before the top? How do I hold Crayon Melter? Hold Crayon Melter straight up and down with the tip flat on paper. Make sure the cap is closed. Do not turn upside down or lay on its side. Why are my colours melting and mixing together? You may need to clean out Crayon Melter. Use scrap paper in between colours or the included cleaning tool once the wax has cooled. How do I clean the entire Crayon Melter? Use scrap paper to clean between colours and regularly wipe the Melter tip with a paper towel to clear buildup. Once the wax has cooled, you can clean Crayon Melter using the included cleaning tool. Why is Crayon Melter not working? If it is your first time using the device, make sure you: Plug in the unit to an active power outlet. Use Crayola regular, washable, or metallic crayon pieces — other brands, sizes, or types may not properly melt. Allow 30 seconds to 1 minute for melting time. Hold the unit straight up and down with the tip flat on paper. If your Melter stopped working after previous use, try clearing it out with the included cleaning tool.
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Keep designs permanent on fabric and other surfaces when you choose Crayola products with non-washable pigments:

  • Crayola Acrylic Paints 
  • Crayola Fabric Markers
  • Crayola Portfolio Series Acrylic Paint
  • Crayola Take Note! Permanent Markers

Check for availability at your favourite local and online retail stores or at Cray​ola​.ca.

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Crayola products are sold through a network of distributors and retail store locations. If you are not from the United States or Canada, please contact the office located nearest to you:

Country/​RegionCompanyContactWebsite

Africa, Middle East, Russia, South Africa & European countries (not listed separately)

CrayolaLaurent Dubois — LDubois@​Crayola.​com
Asia (if country is not listed separately) 
Crayola

Yvonne Lam — ylchan@​crayola.​com

Money Yap — myap@​crayola.​com

AustraliaCrayola Australia

Cray​ola​.com​.au/​a​b​o​u​t​-​u​s​/​c​o​ntact

1800657353
Cray​ola​.com​.au
Austria
Vivid/​Goliath — Germany Office

Sup​port​.goliathgames​.com/​d​e​u​t​s​c​h​-​g​o​l​iath/

+496103459180

BangladeshCrayolaRaymond Lau — rlau@​crayola.​com
Benelux
Crayola Benelux

InfoBenelux@​crayola.​com

+31104596 580

Cray​ola​.be
CambodiaCrayolaRaymond Lau -rlau@​crayola.​com
ChinaCrayola China

June Xu — jxu@​crayola.​com

Cray​ola​.cn
FranceUK QATC

Crayola.fr/a‑propos/contact.aspx

+33 (0) 1 410654 54

Cray​ola​.fr
GermanyVivid/​Goliath — Germany Office

Sup​port​.goliathgames​.com/​d​e​u​t​s​c​h​-​g​o​l​iath/

+496103459180


Hong KongCrayolaAllen Chan -achan@​crayola.​com
IndiaCrayolaRaymond Lau — rlau@​crayola.​com
IndonesiaCrayolaRaymond Lau -rlau@​crayola.​com
Ireland
Vivid/​Goliath

Cray​ola​.co​.uk/​a​b​o​u​t​-​u​s​/​c​o​n​t​a​c​t​.aspx

0800389 6238

Cray​ola​.co​.uk

ItalyCrayola Italy
info@​binneysmith.​itCray​ola​.it
JapanCrayola
Allen Chan — achan@​crayola.​comCray​ola​.jp
KoreaCrayolaAllen Chan — achan@​crayola.​com
LaosCrayolaRaymond Lau — rlau@​crayola.​com
Latin America: Caribbean, Central America & South America
Crayola

support@​crayola.​com

Lichtenstein
Vivid/​Goliath
Ksenia van der Mijde — k.​vandermijde@​goliathgroup.​com
MalaysiaCrayolaRaymond Lau -rlau@​crayola.​com
MaldivesCrayolaRaymond Lau — rlau@​crayola.​com
MexicoCrayola Mexico

Manuel Gonzalez — mgonzalez@​crayola.​com

018007178 222
Cray​ola​.com​.mx
Monaco
UK QATC

Crayola.fr/a‑propos/contact.aspx

+33 (0) 1 410654 54

Cray​ola​.fr
MongoliaCrayolaRaymond Lau — rlau@​crayola.​com
MyanmarCrayolaRaymond Lau -rlau@​crayola.​com
NepalCrayolaRaymond Lau -rlau@​crayola.​com
Nordic Region: Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway & Sweden 
Vivid/​Goliath
Ksenia van der Mijde — k.​vandermijde@​goliathgroup.​com
New ZealandCrayola Australia

Cray​ola​.com​.au/​a​b​o​u​t​-​u​s​/​c​o​ntact

1800657 353
Cray​ola​.com​.au
PakistanCrayolaRaymond Lau -rlau@​crayola.​com
PhilippinesCrayolaRaymond Lau — rlau@​crayola.​com

Poland

Vivid/​Goliath
Ksenia van der Mijde — k.​vandermijde@​goliathgroup.​com
PortugalCrayola Italy
info@​binneysmith.​it
SingaporeCrayolaRaymond Lau — rlau@​crayola.​com
SpainCrayola Italy
info@​binneysmith.​it
Sri LankaCrayolaRaymond Lau — rlau@​crayola.​com
Switzerland
Vivid/​Goliath
Ksenia van der Mijde — k.​vandermijde@​goliathgroup.​com
TaiwanCrayolaAllen Chan -achan@​crayola.​com
ThailandCrayolaRaymond Lau — rlau@​crayola.​com
United KingdomVivid/​Goliath UK 

Cray​ola​.co​.uk/​a​b​o​u​t​-​u​s​/​c​o​n​t​a​c​t​.aspx

0800389 6238

Cray​ola​.co​.uk
VietnamCrayolaRaymond Lau — rlau@​crayola.​com
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The powdery deposit you may see on the surface of your Crayola product is called bloom. This occurs naturally and is perfectly safe. 

Bloom appears on Crayola wax-based products, such as crayons and coloured pencils. It occurs when oil contained in the paraffin wax used in these products seeps to the surface and re-crystallizes into a milky powder. You may also see this with sculptures made with Crayola Air-Dry Clay as the product ages or is exposed to varying temperatures and humidity. Rest assured, this process is harmless, and the powdery substance and crystallization do not affect the quality or performance of the product. Remove by gently wiping away with a dry cloth. 


If you have additional questions, we want to hear from you! Feel free to send us an email, call, or text us at 18002729652 on weekdays between 9 AM and 4 PM Eastern Time. Text charges may apply. 

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It’s glow time! We have some tips to help you get the best results from Crayola Glow Fusion.

  1. The Glow Fusion technology is a marker-paper system. The paper and marker set combined work together to give your masterpieces up to four hours of glow time. 
  2. Protect your work surfaces. Glow Fusion Markers are not washable. 
  3. When the markers (activated or not) are not in use, cap and lay them flat in the marker tray to prevent leaking. 
  4. For the brightest glow effect, use the markers promptly after activating. 
  5. To activate the markers: 
    • Bend the marker barrel at the star points to crack the glow capsules. 
    • Shake the capped marker for 5 seconds.
    • Remove the cap and hold the marker tip down until it glows. 
  6. Turn off the lights to see your art shine at its brightest! 

Need a visual? 

  • Scan the QR code on the box or check out the video here.

Want to keep the creative fun glowing?

  • Check for Glow Fusion Marker Colouring Sets in the Crayola aisle at retail stores or your favorite online shopping sites. 
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By definition, acid-free is having a pH of 6.5 to 8.0. *Currently, the following Crayola products meet an acid-free” definition, having a pH of 6.5 to 8.0:

  • Crayola Coloured Pencils
  • Crayola Crayons

*Vendor and product ingredients may change and cause a product that was once acid-free to no longer be, and vice versa.

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If you are interested in becoming a licensee, please contact Margot Somerville (Marketing Manager — Crayola Canada) at 9055139753 ext 5203.
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If you like to collect old/​vintage Crayola products, you may wish to look at flea markets, auctions, estate sales and garage sales. More information about older products can be found in a published book titled A Century of Crayola Collectibles — A Price Guide”. This book covers history and products offered through the years. To obtain this book, please visit your local book store. As a further reference, the ISBN is 0875886388 and the author of the book is Bonnie Rushlow.

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If your Crayola Colour Explosion Marker stops working, rub the tip on a clean, dry paper towel. In addition, the marker may be revived by placing it cap down for about one hour.
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