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Product name Novelty Purses
Description The purses are made of clear plastic and measure 5-inches long by 5-inches wide. The purses’ flaps contain two bright colored liquids, glitter and decorative foil confetti. The purses were available with liquids in green and yellow, pink and orange, and purple and blue. 
Problem The purses contain a petroleum distillate, used as a decorative liquid in the purse flap, that could be harmful or fatal if ingested 
Distribution Payless ShoeSource stores nationwide 
Company Payless ShoeSource, Incorporated, (800) 444-7463, 3231 East Sixth Street, Topeka, Kansas 66601 
Dates sold February 1998 through May 1998 
Date posted 12/31/2001 

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