Dollar General Key Chains Recalled

Date:
October 4, 2007
Category:
Jewelry & Accessories
Company/Brand:
Dollar General Merchandising
The Danger:
The key chains contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
Description:
This recall involves about 192,000 key chains with a coiled cord and a metal charm with one of the following engraved words:
  • Wisdom
  • Truth
  • Believe
  • Love
  • Hope
  • Dream
The key chains were sold on a cardboard tab with floral designs and the words "Metal Keyring" and "$1" on the front.
Sold At:
Dollar General stores nationwide from June 2005 through August 2007 for about $1.
What To Do:
Immediately take these key chains away from young children and return them to the store where purchased for a refund or replacement product. For additional information, contact Dollar General at (800) 678-9258 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.dollargeneral.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08009.html

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