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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2008-2693

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: Prosar case 1-16134403

Registrant Name (Full Legal Name no abbreviations): Syngenta Crop Protection Canada, Inc.

Address: 140 Research Lane, Research Park

City: Guelph

Prov / State: Ontario

Country: Canada

Postal Code: N1G4Z3

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

Domestic Animal

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

12-MAY-08

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: BRITISH COLUMBIA

6. Date incident was first observed.

09-MAY-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. 27428      PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: Demand CS Insecticide

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • LAMBDA-CYHALOTHRIN

7. b) Type of formulation.

Application Information

8. Product was applied?

Yes

9. Application Rate.

.3

Units: %

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

Site: Res. - Out Home / Rés - à l'ext.maison

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

The reporter, a pest control operator, reported that a product containing the active ingredient Lambda-cyhalothrin had been sprayed on 5/8/08 to the outside perimeter of a summer residence, 3 feet from the house. The Demand CS product had been diluted with water until the active ingredient was down to 0.3%. Two additional non-company products had been used at the same time - Tempo (Bayer, liquid) and an unknown weed and feed granular product for lawns. The products had dried for about 30 hours before any animals had been exposed.

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

Animal's Owner

2. Type of animal affected

Dog / Chien

3. Breed

Soft Coated Wheaton Terrier

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Male

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

1.5

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

30

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Unknown

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

>30 min <=2 hrs / >30 min <=2 h

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Nervous and Muscular Systems
    • Symptom - Disorientation
    • Symptom - Confusion
  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Gagging
  • Respiratory System
    • Symptom - Panting
  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Vomiting

12. How long did the symptoms last?

Unknown / Inconnu

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

Yes

14. a) Was the animal hospitalized?

Unknown

14. b) How long was the animal hospitalized?

15. Outcome of the incident

Fully Recovered / Complètement rétabli

16. How was the animal exposed?

Other / Autre

specify Unknown. No witnessed exposure. Products had been applied 30 hours prior to dogs being in the treated area.

17. Provide any additional details about the incident

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

1-16134403: The reporter, a pest control operator, called on 5/12/08. He reported that a product containing the active ingredient Lambda-cyhalothrin had been sprayed on 5/8/08 to the outside perimeter of a summer residence, 3 feet from the house. The Demand CS product had been diluted with water until the active ingredient was down to 0.3%. Two additional non-company products had been used at the same time - Tempo (Bayer, liquid) and an unknown weed and feed granular product for lawns. According to the reporter, the homeowners had returned to this summer residence on 5/9/08, about 30 hours after the area had been treated. About 2 hours after their male dog (1st subform III) had been inside and outside the house, he had begun to act disoriented and confused. The next day (5/10), he had been eating grass, panting and gagging. The owners had taken him to a veterinarian for IV fluids and unknown treatments. The owner¿s female dog (2nd subform III) had begun to develop similar symptoms the afternoon of 5/10 and had been taken to see the veterinarian as well. The reporter did not know what treatments were done to the female dog. The reporter inquired about and was given information related to the safety profile of the registrant¿s product. This included the fact that the symptoms as reported and described would not be expected with a diluted and dried pyrethroid-based product. Several follow-up calls were placed. A return call was received on 5/20/08 from the dog¿s owner, who revealed that both dogs had recovered. It was also revealed that in addition to his other symptoms, the male dog had vomited the morning of 5/10/08.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Minor

19. Provide supplemental information here

Subform III: Domestic Animal Incident Report

1. Source of Report

Animal's Owner

2. Type of animal affected

Dog / Chien

3. Breed

Soft Coated Wheaton Terrier

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Female

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

2.5

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

25

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Unknown

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

>8 hrs <=24 hrs / > 8 h < = 24 h

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Nervous and Muscular Systems
    • Symptom - Disorientation
    • Symptom - Confusion
  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Gagging
  • Respiratory System
    • Symptom - Panting

12. How long did the symptoms last?

Unknown / Inconnu

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

Yes

14. a) Was the animal hospitalized?

Unknown

14. b) How long was the animal hospitalized?

15. Outcome of the incident

Fully Recovered / Complètement rétabli

16. How was the animal exposed?

Other / Autre

specify Unknown. No witnessed exposure. Products had been applied 30 hours prior to dogs being in the treated area.

17. Provide any additional details about the incident

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

1-16134403: The reporter, a pest control operator, called on 5/12/08. He reported that a product containing the active ingredient Lambda-cyhalothrin had been sprayed on 5/8/08 to the outside perimeter of a summer residence, 3 feet from the house. The Demand CS product had been diluted with water until the active ingredient was down to 0.3%. Two additional non-company products had been used at the same time - Tempo (Bayer, liquid) and an unknown weed and feed granular product for lawns. According to the reporter, the homeowners had returned to this summer residence on 5/9/08, about 30 hours after the area had been treated. About 2 hours after their male dog (1st subform III) had been inside and outside the house, he had begun to act disoriented and confused. The next day (5/10), he had been eating grass, panting and gagging. The owners had taken him to a veterinarian for IV fluids and unknown treatments. The owner¿s female dog (2nd subform III) had begun to develop similar symptoms the afternoon of 5/10 and had been taken to see the veterinarian as well. The reporter did not know what treatments were done to the female dog. The reporter inquired about and was given information related to the safety profile of the registrant¿s product. This included the fact that the symptoms as reported and described would not be expected with a diluted and dried pyrethroid-based product. Several follow-up calls were placed. A return call was received on 5/20/08 from the dog¿s owner, who revealed that both dogs had recovered. It was also revealed that in addition to his other symptoms, the male dog had vomited the morning of 5/10/08.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Moderate

19. Provide supplemental information here