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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2009-4973

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 510570

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.

31-JUL-09

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: INDIANA

6. Date incident was first observed.

30-JUL-09

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. 4822-54328648

Product Name: OFF! familycare Insect Repellant I smooth and dry 4 oz

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • DEET (N,N-DIETHYL-M-TOLUAMIDE) PLUS RELATED ACTIVE TOLUAMIDES (ORTHO + PARA ISOMERS)
      • Guarantee/concentration 15 %

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).

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?

No

Subform III: Domestic Animal Incident Report

1. Source of Report

Animal's Owner

2. Type of animal affected

Cat / Chat

3. Breed

DSH

4. Number of animals affected

2

5. Sex

Female

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

0.06

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

1.00

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

9. What was the length of exposure?

<=15 min / <=15 min

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

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

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

7/31/2009 Caller's step father applied the product to the stomach of two kittens yesterday because they had a bad flea infestation. 24 hours later, the two kittens had died. Veterinary intervention was not sought.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

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. While this is a gross misuse of the product, death following such an exposure is not anticipated. Even if the product had been groomed off and ingested by the kittens, death would not be a likely consequence. Kittens with heavy flea infestations often succumb to 'flea bite anemia' (anemia caused by massive blood loss from the fleas feeding on the animal).