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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2008-3083

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 329929

Registrant Name (Full Legal Name no abbreviations): Bayer CropScience Inc.

Address: Suite 100, 3131 114 Avenue SE

City: Calgary

Prov / State: AB

Country: Canada

Postal Code: T2Z 3X2

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: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: TEXAS

6. Date incident was first observed.

06-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.       PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No. 432-763

Product Name: Suspend SC

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • DELTAMETHRIN
      • Guarantee/concentration 4.75 %

7. b) Type of formulation.

Liquid

Application Information

8. Product was applied?

Yes

9. Application Rate.

Unknown

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

Site: Res. - In Home / Rés. - à l'int. maison

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

Please refer to field 13 on Subform II or field 17 of subform III for a detailed description regarding application.

To be determined by Registrant

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

Yes

Subform III: Domestic Animal Incident Report

1. Source of Report

Animal's Owner

2. Type of animal affected

Other / Autre

specify Exotic

3. Breed

Rabbit

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Female

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

9

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

5

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Unknown

9. What was the length of exposure?

<=15 min / <=15 min

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

<=30 min / <=30 min

11. List all symptoms

System

  • General
    • Symptom - Death
  • Respiratory System
    • Symptom - Shortness of breath

12. How long did the symptoms last?

Persisted until death

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

Died

16. How was the animal exposed?

Other / Autre

specify Defined point of exposure not evident or witnessed. Exposure based on speculation.

17. Provide any additional details about the incident

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

6/9/2008 Caller states that an exterminator applied product inside the home three days ago. Exterminator began application in a room where the rabbit was kept, and rabbit was removed before application was completed in the room. The rabbit did not have any known direct exposure to product. The rabbit had developed open mouth breathing upon being removed from the room, and caller contacted the veterinarian. Veterinarian recommended the rabbit get fresh air, and to be evaluated if the symptoms do not improve within thirty minutes. The symptoms did not improve, and the rabbit was brought in to the clinic for evaluation. The rabbit died at the veterinary clinic two hours and fifteen minutes after developing symptoms. No specific treatment were applied and no necropsy was performed.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here