Health Canada
Symbol of the Government of Canada
Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2013-3020

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 130065616

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.

19-MAY-13

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: TENNESSEE

6. Date incident was first observed.

18-MAY-13

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 Bar 16 Oz

  • 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

Miniature Pinscher

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Male

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

2.0

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

4.0

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Oral

9. What was the length of exposure?

>3 days <=1 wk / >3 jours <=1 sem

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

>3 days <=1 wk / >3 jours <=1 sem

11. List all symptoms

System

  • General
    • Symptom - Lethargy
  • Nervous and Muscular Systems
    • Symptom - Trembling
  • 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 May 14, 2013, the owner noticed that the dog might have accidentally ingested a block of Just One Bite II Bar that was left out. On May 18, the owner noticed that the dog was lethargic and trembling. On May 19, 2013, the owner contacted the Animal Product Safety Service (APSS) to obtain help. The APSS veterinarian stated that coagulopathy could be seen at the dose the dog may have ingested. The APSS assistant recommended that the owner take the dog to the veterinarian and call back with questions.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here

The APSS veterinarian stated that the substance was considered to have a medium likelihood of causing the clinical situation. On May 22, 2013, an APSS assistant called the owner to update the case. The owner stated that he did not take the dog to the veterinarian and that the dog died on May 19, 2013. A necropsy was not available.