Dollar General Statement on U.S. PIRG Education Fund Study

November 27, 2013

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), November 27, 2013 - The recent U.S. PIRG Education Fund study, Trouble in Toyland 2013, claims a toy jewelry ring set that tested twice the legal limit for lead is sold at Dollar General stores. This product is not currently, nor has ever been, sold in Dollar General stores.

Dollar General strives to provide quality products. Laboratories accredited by the Consumer Product Safety Commission test all products imported by Dollar General and only those products that satisfy federal, state and company safety requirements are sold in Dollar General stores.

Customers can shop Dollar General stores with confidence, knowing the company firmly stands behind its products.


Dollar General Corporation
Crystal Ghassemi, 615-855-5210
Dan MacDonald, 615-855-5209


About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day.® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 18,566 stores in 47 states as of July 29, 2022. In addition to high-quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. Learn more about Dollar General at 

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