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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2008-5546

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 297274

Registrant Name (Full Legal Name no abbreviations): S.C. Johnson and Son, Limited

Address: 1 Webster Street

City: Brantford

Prov / State: ON

Country: Canada

Postal Code: N3T 5R1

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

Domestic Animal

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

12-MAR-08

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: BRITISH COLUMBIA

6. Date incident was first observed.

Unknown

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. 18449      PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: Raid Liquid Ant Killer 100 ml (Canada)

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • BORAX

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: Res. - In Home / Rés. - à l'int. maison

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

Please refer to field 13 on Subform II or field 17 of subform III for a detailed description regarding application.

To be determined by Registrant

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

Yes

Subform III: Domestic Animal Incident Report

1. Source of Report

Animal's Owner

2. Type of animal affected

Dog / Chien

3. Breed

Shih Tzu

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Female

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

13

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

25.00

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Unknown

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

  • Eye
    • Symptom - Conjunctivitis
  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Bloody stool
    • Symptom - Diarrhea

12. How long did the symptoms last?

Unknown / Inconnu

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

Unknown/Inconnu

16. How was the animal exposed?

Other / Autre

specify Defined point of exposure not evident or witnessed. Exposure based on speculation.

17. Provide any additional details about the incident

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

3/12/2008 Caller reports applying product to the baseboards in the home every four days for the past two weeks. The dog developed diarrhea with blood and one bloodshot eye approximately one week ago. The dog has not had any witnessed exposure to product. 3/21/2008 Call back to owner for follow up information. The line was answered and immediately disconnected. Unable to leave a message for dog owner.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Moderate

19. Provide supplemental information here

The information contained in this report is based on self-reported statements provided to the registrant during telephone Interview(s). These self-reported descriptions of an incident have not been independently verified to be factually correct or complete descriptions of the incident. For that reason, information contained in this report does not and can not form the basis for a determination of whether the reported clinical effects are causally related to exposure to the product identified in the telephone interviews. Any relationship between the use of this product and development of a severe and fatal illness is inconceivable and lacks and biological plausibility. Secondly, the product use history is extremely vague and lacks any description of a known or defined point of direct exposure to this product. Even had the dog ingested material that had been sprayed with this insecticide, an active concentration of borax at 7.7% would not be expected to lead to severe illness.