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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2011-2214

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 2011-11

Registrant Name (Full Legal Name no abbreviations): BASF Canada

Address: 100 Milverton, 5th floor

City: Mississauga

Prov / State: ON

Country: Canada

Postal Code: L5R4H1

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

Domestic Animal

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

21-MAY-11

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: WISCONSIN

6. Date incident was first observed.

11-MAY-11

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. 7969-19229195

Product Name: Guardsman max herbicide

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • DIMETHENAMID
      • Guarantee/concentration 18.2 %

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: Agricultural-Outdoor/Agricole-extérieur

Préciser le type: grass

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

Adjacent field to horses was sprayed with the herbicide on May 11

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

Other

2. Type of animal affected

Horse / Cheval

3. Breed

unknown

4. Number of animals affected

2

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?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

Unknown / Inconnu

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Bloating
  • General
    • Symptom - Death

12. How long did the symptoms last?

Persisted until death

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

Unknown

14. a) Was the animal hospitalized?

Unknown

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

2 horses bloated and died in an unknown timeframe; the horses could have ingested grass from an adjacent field that have been sprayed on the 11th.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here

Sales rep heard second hand; unknown likelihood of product causing clinical situation.