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Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2008-5315

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 2008Oct APSS 80097109

Registrant Name (Full Legal Name no abbreviations): Monsanto

Address: 800 N. Lindbergh Blvd.

City: Saint Louis

Prov / State: Missouri

Country: United States of America

Postal Code: 63167

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

Domestic Animal

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

15-SEP-08

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: NEW YORK

6. Date incident was first observed.

31-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. 239-2653

Product Name: Roundup Concentrate Weed and Grass Killer1 (Discontinued)

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • GLYPHOSATE (PRESENT AS ISOPROPYLAMINE SALT OR ETHANOLAMINE SALT)
      • Guarantee/concentration 18 %

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. - Out Home / Rés - à l'ext.maison

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

Owner sprayed around a pond area at owner's field/pasture 2-3 days before goat's symptoms were observed.

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

Other

2. Type of animal affected

Other / Autre

specify Goat

3. Breed

Caprine

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Female

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

2

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

150

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Oral

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 - Drowsiness
    • Symptom - Vocalizing
  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Diarrhea
  • General
    • Symptom - Death

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?

No

14. b) How long was the animal hospitalized?

15. Outcome of the incident

Died

16. How was the animal exposed?

Contact treat.area/Contact surf. traitée

17. Provide any additional details about the incident

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

After 2-3 days following product application, the goat may have ingested some treated plants. As the plants die, the grazing animal may accidentally ingest a poisonous plant that has become more palatable. The owner stated that the vet did come to the farm to treat the goat. The cause of illness was unknown, and the vet treated symptomatically. The goat had died by the next morning. The vet did not attribute the illness to the exposure.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here

APSS Case 80097109. Because the time course was poorly consistent, the amount was unknown consistent, and the findings were poorly consistent, this substance was considered to have doubtful likelihood of causing the clinical situation.