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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2010-3464

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: PROSAR case #1-22557687

Registrant Name (Full Legal Name no abbreviations): The Scotts Company LLC

Address: 14111 Scottslawn Road

City: Marysville

Prov / State: OH

Country: USA

Postal Code: 43041

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

Domestic Animal

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

08-MAY-10

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: UNKNOWN

6. Date incident was first observed.

08-MAY-10

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. 228-424-239

Product Name: Weed-B-Gon MAX Concentrate

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • DICAMBA (PRESENT AS ACID, AMINE SALT, ESTER, OR SODIUM SALT)
      • Guarantee/concentration 1,35 %
    • MCPA (PRESENT AS AMINE SALTS: DIETHANOLAMINE, DIMETHYLAMINE, OR MIXED AMINES)
      • Guarantee/concentration 13,72 %
    • TRICLOPYR TRIETHYLAMINE SALT
      • Guarantee/concentration 1,56 %

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).

The caller stated the "diluted" product was sprayed one week prior to the call. She did not offer more detail.

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

Horse / Cheval

3. Breed

Unknown breed

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Unknown

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

8. Route(s) of exposure

Oral

9. What was the length of exposure?

>2 hrs <=8 hrs / >2 h <=8 h

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

Unknown / Inconnu

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?

Contact treat.area/Contact surf. traitée

17. Provide any additional details about the incident

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

1-22557687: The reporter, an animal owner, called 05-08-10 to report exposure of her horse to a herbicide containing the active ingredients MCPA (Dimethylamine Salt), Triclopyr (Triethylamine Salt), and Dimethylamine dicamba. The caller reports she had applied diluted product to an area of unspecified size "over one week ago". She, further, indicates it had rained several times in the interim between the application and exposure. The caller specifies she placed a new horse on the application area in the six hours before the call and the animal was just found dead. No ingestion was observed. The veterinarian was reported to be en route. No further information is available. The caller was advised that direct ingestion of product may yield gastrointestinal irritation. It was, further, suggested that the caller discuss the animal's health status and the potential that it may have an unknown underlying medical condition that led to is demise with the veterinarian.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here