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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2009-5541

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 090135237

Registrant Name (Full Legal Name no abbreviations): Farnam Companies, Inc.

Address: 301 W. Osborn Road

City: Phoenix

Prov / State: Arizona

Country: USA

Postal Code: 85013

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

Domestic Animal

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

06-DEC-09

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: TEXAS

6. Date incident was first observed.

06-DEC-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. 270-373

Product Name: Just One Bite II Rat and Mouse Bait Bar

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • BROMADIOLONE
      • Guarantee/concentration ,005 %

7. b) Type of formulation.

Bait

Application Information

8. Product was applied?

No

9. Application Rate.

10. Site pesticide was applied to (select all that apply).

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

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

Animal's Owner

2. Type of animal affected

Dog / Chien

3. Breed

Maltese Mix

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Female

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

0.5

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

8

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Oral

9. What was the length of exposure?

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

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

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

11. List all symptoms

System

  • General
    • Symptom - Weakness
  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Stomach pain
    • Specify - Abdominal Pain
  • 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?

Accidental ingestion/Ingestion accident.

17. Provide any additional details about the incident

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

On December 4, 2009 the owner found what she thought was the amount of two bars chewed up on the dog's bed. Also, the owner thought the dog possibly ingested one to two bars, since they were unaccounted for. On December 6, 2009 the dog was weak and had a painful abdomen. Shortly after, the owner contacted the Animal Product Safety Service (APSS). The APSS technician relayed the APSS veterinarian's recommendations to take the dog to the veterinarian and have the veterinarian call for information.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here

On December 17, 2009 an APSS technician called the owner to follow up the case. The owner stated the dog had died after shortly after the APSS consultation.