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Crayola Fans Will Have Say in Name of New Color

On Thursday, Crayola announced the dandelion color would be taken out of circulation

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    Crayola Retires Shade of Yellow

    Children said goodbye to "Dandelion" on Friday, a shade of yellow that will now be retired from Crayola. The shade will be replaced by a new shade of blue.

    (Published Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017)

    Crayola announced Friday that they will introduce a new color to their crayon collection—and their fans will have a say in naming it. 

    In a Facebook live event Friday, Crayola announced a new crayon in the blue family will be introduced to replace the dandelion color, which was retired Thursday. Coloring fans will have the opportunity to vote on a name for the new shade of blue this summer, they announced Friday. More details about the color will be release in May. 

    Friday is "National Crayon Day" and Crayola said earlier this week that it would mark the occasion by retiring one of its colors.

    On Thursday, Crayola announced the dandelion color would be taken out of circulation.