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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2008-2408

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: Prosar case 1-16252761

Registrant Name (Full Legal Name no abbreviations): United Agri Products Canada, Inc.

Address: 789 Donnybrook Drive

City: Dorchester

Prov / State: Ontario

Country: Canada

Postal Code: N0L1G5

3. Select the appropriate subform(s) for the incident.

Domestic Animal

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

09-JUN-08

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: ALBERTA

6. Date incident was first observed.

07-JUN-08

Product Description

7. a) Provide the active ingredient and, if available, the registration number and product name (include all tank mixes). If the product is not registered provide a submission number.

Active(s)

PMRA Registration No. 27818      PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: Salvo 2,4,d Ester 700

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • 2,4-D (PRESENT AS LOW VOLATILE ESTERS)

PMRA Registration No.       PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: Round up

  • Active Ingredient(s)

7. b) Type of formulation.

Application Information

8. Product was applied?

Yes

9. Application Rate.

Unknown

10. Site pesticide was applied to (select all that apply).

Site: Agricultural-Outdoor/Agricole-extérieur

Préciser le type: Weeds/Grass

11. Provide any additional information regarding application (how it was applied, amount applied, the size of the area treated etc).

The reporter mixed 250 ml of the product into 10 gallons of water, along with 0.67 l of a non-company product (Round-up, Monsanto). He applied the mix to a 5 by 10 meter area around an oil facility (piping) on 6/6/08. In addition to the active ingredient, the product also contains a petroleum solvent.

To be determined by Registrant

12. In your opinion, was the product used according to the label instructions?

Unknown

Subform III: Domestic Animal Incident Report

1. Source of Report

Other

2. Type of animal affected

Cow / Vache

3. Breed

Unknown

4. Number of animals affected

3

5. Sex

Unknown

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

8. Route(s) of exposure

Oral

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

Unknown / Inconnu

11. List all symptoms

System

  • General
    • Symptom - Death

12. How long did the symptoms last?

Persisted until death

13. Was medical treatment provided? Provide details in question 17.

No

14. a) Was the animal hospitalized?

No

14. b) How long was the animal hospitalized?

15. Outcome of the incident

Died

16. How was the animal exposed?

Accidental ingestion/Ingestion accident.

17. Provide any additional details about the incident

(eg. description of the frequency and severity of the symptoms

1-16252761: The reporter, a pest control officer, informed the registrant on 6/9/08 that 3 head of cattle had passed away after eating weeds/grass that had been treated with a product containing the active ingredient 2,4,D. The product, along with a non-company product (Round-up), had been diluted and applied to a 5 by 10 meter area around an oil facility (piping) on 6/6/08. The oil facility had a gate/fence around it to prevent cattle from disturbing the piping. However, an unknown amount of cattle had been able to stick their heads thru the fence and had grazed on the treated grass/weeds. The next day (6/7) the owner of the cattle had found 3 head had suddenly died. According to the reporter, the cattle had been sent to a local veterinarian for necropsy and results are pending. The safety profile of the product, including pre-harvest and re-entry intervals, was discussed with the reporter.


To be determined by Registrant

18. Severity classification (if there is more than 1 possible classification

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here