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Product name DesignWare Sport Balls
Description This recall involves DesignWare Sports Balls party favors. The package contains four mini sports balls: a basketball, a football, a baseball and a soccer ball. The model number is SPBL 1821 and is printed on the packaging. 
Problem The surface coating on the basketball contains excessive levels of lead, in violation of the federal lead paint standard. 
Distribution Various retailers in the U.S. and Canada for about $3.50. 
Company American Greetings 800-777-4891; Web site 
Dates sold August 2004 through April 2009 
Date posted 07/10/2009 

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