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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2013-3753

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: PROSAR case #: 1-33874990

Registrant Name (Full Legal Name no abbreviations): The Hartz Mountain Corporation

Address: 400 Plaza Drive

City: Secaucus

Prov / State: New Jersey

Country: USA

Postal Code: 07094-3688

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

Domestic Animal

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

03-JUN-13

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: NEW BRUNSWICK

6. Date incident was first observed.

31-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. 29930      PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: Ultraguard One Spot Flea, Egg/Larvae Treatment for Cats/Kittens

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • (S)-METHOPRENE

7. b) Type of formulation.

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).

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

Cat / Chat

3. Breed

Domestic longhair

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Male

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

3

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

22

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

<=30 min / <=30 min

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Nervous and Muscular Systems
    • Symptom - Agitation
  • Skin
    • Symptom - Hair loss
    • Symptom - Irritated skin

12. How long did the symptoms last?

Unknown / Inconnu

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

Unknown/Inconnu

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

1-33874990 - The reporter, a pet owner, indicated that his cat was exposed to an insecticidal product containing the active ingredient methoprene. The reporter indicated that he applied the product to his 3-year-old, male, 22 pound domestic longhair three days prior to initial contact with the registrant and soon after product application the cat was agitated and hid in a bedroom. The next morning the cat was missing a half inch diameter chunk of hair at the application site. The reporter was advised that the product has little to no toxicity in mammals but some animals may have a sensitivity to the product. A bath using a hand dishwashing soap was recommended and veterinary care was advised for any severe or persistent symptoms. No further information is available.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Minor

19. Provide supplemental information here