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Product name "Hip Charm" Key Chains
Description Key Chain has several charms including a button, clover, leaf, heart and a sand dollar. The charms hang from a silver-colored chain. The words "Hip charm" and UPC (#31568 11017) are printed on the product's packaging. 
Problem The charms on the key chain can contain high levels of lead, which is toxic if ingested and can cause adverse health effects. 
Distribution Wal-Mart stores nationwide for about $6. 
Company Wal-Mart 800-925-6278; web site 
Dates sold April 2005 through April 2008 
Date posted 04/18/2008 

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