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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2008-3202

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: Prosar case 1-16238787

Registrant Name (Full Legal Name no abbreviations): The Hartz Corporation

Address: 400 Plaza Drive

City: Secaucus

Prov / State: New Jersey

Country: USA

Postal Code: 07094-3688

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

Domestic Animal

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

05-JUN-08

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: ONTARIO

6. Date incident was first observed.

04-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. 26491      PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: Control Pet Care System One Spot Topical Treatment for Cats/Kittens

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • (S)-METHOPRENE

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: Animal / Usage sur un animal domestique

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

The reporter applied the product to her 2 cats on 6/4/08. One of the cats is geriatric. The company recommends an owner consult with a veterinarian before applying the product to aged animals.

To be determined by Registrant

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

No

Subform III: Domestic Animal Incident Report

1. Source of Report

Animal's Owner

2. Type of animal affected

Cat / Chat

3. Breed

Siamese

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Female

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

5

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

17

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

<=30 min / <=30 min

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Nervous and Muscular Systems
    • Symptom - Agitation
  • General
    • Symptom - Lethargy

12. How long did the symptoms last?

>24 hrs <=3 days / >24 h <=3 jours

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

Fully Recovered / Complètement rétabli

16. How was the animal exposed?

Treatment / Traitement

17. Provide any additional details about the incident

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

1-16238787: The reporter called on 6/5/08 to report she had applied a topical flea and tick product containing the active ingredient Methoprene to her 2 cats the previous day. According to the reporter, the older cat (2nd subform III) had developed tremors, plus a hive in the application site which had then progressed to an abscess. The older cat had also become lethargic. The younger cat (1st subform III) had also become lethargic after some initial agitation. A recommendation was made to bathe both cats in hand dish soap, and to have them evaluated by a veterinarian. Several follow-up calls were placed. The reporter called back on 6/12/08 to reveal she had bathed the cats. The younger cat had recovered right after the bath, while the older cat had continued to have a welt/hive in the application area. It had scabbed over and the reporter had been using an over the counter antibiotic ointment on it. As of 6/12/08, the scab was almost totally resolved.


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

Cat / Chat

3. Breed

Siamese

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Female

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

15

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

8

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

<=30 min / <=30 min

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Skin
    • Symptom - Hives
    • Symptom - Lesion
    • Specify - Abscess
  • Nervous and Muscular Systems
    • Symptom - Trembling

12. How long did the symptoms last?

>3 days <=1 wk / >3 jours <=1 sem

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

Fully Recovered / Complètement rétabli

16. How was the animal exposed?

Treatment / Traitement

17. Provide any additional details about the incident

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

1-16238787: The reporter called on 6/5/08 to report she had applied a topical flea and tick product containing the active ingredient Methoprene to her 2 cats the previous day. According to the reporter, the older cat (2nd subform III) had developed tremors, plus a hive in the application site which had then progressed to an abscess. The older cat had also become lethargic. The younger cat (1st subform III) had also become lethargic after some initial agitation. A recommendation was made to bathe both cats in hand dish soap, and to have them evaluated by a veterinarian. Several follow-up calls were placed. The reporter called back on 6/12/08 to reveal she had bathed the cats. The younger cat had recovered right after the bath, while the older cat had continued to have a welt/hive in the application area. It had scabbed over and the reporter had been using an over the counter antibiotic ointment on it. As of 6/12/08, the scab was almost totally resolved.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Moderate

19. Provide supplemental information here