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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2009-4700

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: Prosar 1-20046037

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.


5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA


6. Date incident was first observed.


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.


PMRA Registration No.       PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: Control Pet Care System One Spot for Dogs/Puppies 14 kg/Under (Canada)

  • Active Ingredient(s)

7. b) Type of formulation.

Application Information

8. Product was applied?


9. Application Rate.


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).

A small amount of product was applied to the cat on 09/17/2009. NOTE: This product is not labeled for use on cats.

To be determined by Registrant

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


Subform III: Domestic Animal Incident Report

1. Source of Report

Animal's Owner

2. Type of animal affected

Cat / Chat

3. Breed

Unknown Breed

4. Number of animals affected


5. Sex


6. Age (provide a range if necessary )


7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )



8. Route(s) of exposure


9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

Unknown / Inconnu

11. List all symptoms


  • Nervous and Muscular Systems
    • Symptom - Abnormal gait

12. How long did the symptoms last?

>8 hrs <=24 hrs / > 8 h < = 24 h

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


14. a) Was the animal hospitalized?


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

1-20046037: A reporter (cat owner) called on 09/18/2009 to report the exposure of a cat to a canine flea and tick product containing the active ingredients Permethrin and Methoprene. According to the reporter, the product was applied to the dog on 09/17/2009. The reporter's daughter then applied the remainder (a very small amount) to the cat. On the morning of the report, the cat seemed to be walking cautiously, but was showing no other symptoms. The reporter had bathed the cat's back with mild soap and water prior to the report. The reporter was advised that the product does contain a pyrethroid which may result in a temporary paraesthesia-a mild numbness, tingling, or burning sensation. These signs typically resolve within 24 hours. The reporter was advised that the use of the product in this manner may result in tremors. The reporter was advised to take the cat to a veterinarian immediately if tremors, vomiting, or hypersalivation occur. On follow up, the reporter stated that bathing the cat prior to the report seemed to help and that the cat's signs resolved within 24 hours. No further information was obtained. NOTE: This product is not labeled for use on cats.

To be determined by Registrant

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


19. Provide supplemental information here