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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2008-4181

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: Prosar case 1-16399990

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.

15-JUL-08

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: NORTH CAROLINA

6. Date incident was first observed.

13-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.

Product Name: Advanced Care 2 in 1 Rid Flea Cat Shampoo 12 fl oz

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • D-TRANS ALLETHRIN
      • Guarantee/concentration .109 %
    • N-OCTYL BICYCLOHEPTENE DICARBOXIMIDE
      • Guarantee/concentration .151 %

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: 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 bathed his four 5 week old kittens with the product on 7/11/08. The product is not designed to be used on pets younger than 12 weeks of age.

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

Domestic Shorthair

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Unknown

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

0.1

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

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

11. List all symptoms

System

  • General
    • Symptom - Death

12. How long did the symptoms last?

Persisted until death

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

Died

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

1-16399990: The reporter called on 7/15/08 to report the application of a topical flea and tick product containing the active ingredients Allethrin and N-Octyl Bicycloheptene Dicarboximide to his four 5 week old kittens. According to the reporter, he had bathed the kittens with the product on 7/11/08. One of the kittens had passed away on 7/13/08 (1st subform III). By 7/15, a second kitten had developed lethargy and had discharge (brown mucus) from its nose and mouth (2nd subform III). The reporter wondered what he should do. It was discussed that the product was not meant to be used on kittens under 12 weeks of age. A recommendation was made to bathe the kittens in hand dish washing soap to remove excess product, to seek immediate veterinary care for all symptomatic kittens, and to monitor all asymptomatic kittens. A follow-up call on 7/18 revealed the 2nd kitten had been bathed and taken to a veterinarian. Fluids had been given but the kitten had passed away. The other 2 kittens remained asymptomatic.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

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

Domestic Shorthair

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Unknown

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

0.1

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

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

11. List all symptoms

System

  • General
    • Symptom - Lethargy
  • Respiratory System
    • Symptom - Other
    • Specify - Discharge (brown mucus) from mouth
  • General
    • Symptom - Death
  • Respiratory System
    • Symptom - Other
    • Specify - Discharge (brown mucus) from nose

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?

Treatment / Traitement

17. Provide any additional details about the incident

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

1-16399990: The reporter called on 7/15/08 to report the application of a topical flea and tick product containing the active ingredients Allethrin and N-Octyl Bicycloheptene Dicarboximide to his four 5 week old kittens. According to the reporter, he had bathed the kittens with the product on 7/11/08. One of the kittens had passed away on 7/13/08 (1st subform III). By 7/15, a second kitten had developed lethargy and had discharge (brown mucus) from its nose and mouth (2nd subform III). The reporter wondered what he should do. It was discussed that the product was not meant to be used on kittens under 12 weeks of age. A recommendation was made to bathe the kittens in hand dish washing soap to remove excess product, to seek immediate veterinary care for all symptomatic kittens, and to monitor all asymptomatic kittens. A follow-up call on 7/18 revealed the 2nd kitten had been bathed and taken to a veterinarian. Fluids had been given but the kitten had passed away. The other 2 kittens remained asymptomatic.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here