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Product name Classic Horseshoe Magnet
Description The 6-inch tall horseshoe magnet has a red plastic coating on the "handle" end. Each "foot" of the magnet has an engraved "S" or and "N". 
Problem The plastic coating on the magnets contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard. 
Distribution Specialty retail stores and educational supply distributors nationwide for about $10. 
Company Dowling Magnets 866-623-3336; Web site 
Dates sold March 2003 through April 2008 
Date posted 07/25/2008 

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