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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2008-4176

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: Prosar case 1-16440303

Registrant Name (Full Legal Name no abbreviations): The Hartz Mountain 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.

24-JUL-08

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: ONTARIO

6. Date incident was first observed.

23-JUL-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. 2596-147

Product Name: Control One Spot Flea and Tick Treatment for Cats (non-specific)

  • 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 his cat on 7/23/08.

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

Cat / Chat

3. Breed

Domestic Shorthair

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Female

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

3

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

11. List all symptoms

System

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

12. How long did the symptoms last?

>2 hrs <=8 hrs / > 2 h < = 8 h

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

1-16440303: The reporter called on 7/24/08 to report the exposure of his 3 year old female cat to a topical flea and tick product containing the active ingredient Methoprene. According to the reporter, the product had been applied the previous evening. Within 1 hour of application, the cat had become agitated and hyperactive. The symptoms had resolved by the morning of 7/24. The safety profile of the product was discussed; including the fact that until the product dries it can produce a tingling or cooling sensation that can cause an irritating sensation. It was additionally discussed that as fleas die there can be a transient increase in their activity, which could also cause an irritating sensation. In both circumstances, such irritation tends to be self-limiting and resolves on its own. A recommendation was made to bathe the cat in a non-medicated shampoo and to seek veterinary care if the symptoms were to persist or worsen.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Minor

19. Provide supplemental information here