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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2008-3276

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 2008-17

Registrant Name (Full Legal Name no abbreviations): BASF Canada

Address: 100 Milverton, 5th floor

City: Mississauga

Prov / State: ON

Country: Canada

Postal Code: L5R4H1

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

Domestic Animal

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

11-AUG-08

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: MICHIGAN

6. Date incident was first observed.

09-AUG-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.

Product Name:

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • PYRACLOSTROBIN
      • Guarantee/concentration 250 g/L

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: Agricultural-Outdoor/Agricole-extérieur

Préciser le type: cropduster applied

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

Cropduster was spraying Aug 9 and some spray fell into owner's 2 ponds.

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

Fish / Poisson

3. Breed

Koi

4. Number of animals affected

30

5. Sex

Unknown

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

8. Route(s) of exposure

Unknown

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

Unknown / Inconnu

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Nervous and Muscular Systems
    • Symptom - Bizarre behaviour
  • General
    • Symptom - Death
    • Symptom - Hiding

12. How long did the symptoms last?

Persisted until death

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

Unknown

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?

Spray drift / Dérive de pulvérisation

17. Provide any additional details about the incident

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

Cropduster was spraying 8/9 and some spray fell into owner's 2 ponds. Ponds contain 30 large Koi fish and an unknown number of small Koi fish. Fish are hiding below surface (8/10) one has died.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here

Because the amount was somewhat consistent, the patient was considered to be at high risk of developing clinical signs. If signs develop, there is medium risk that those signs will be life threatening.