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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2013-3956

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: PROSAR Case#: 1-33932941

Registrant Name (Full Legal Name no abbreviations): Scotts Canada Ltd.

Address: 2000 Argentia Road, Plaza 5, Suite 101

City: Mississauga

Prov / State: Ontario

Country: Canada

Postal Code: L5N2R7

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

Domestic Animal

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

08-JUN-13

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: ONTARIO

6. Date incident was first observed.

06-JUN-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. 2009025      PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: Turf Builder Lawn Fertilizer 10-0-0 with Weed Prevent

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • CORN GLUTEN MEAL

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: 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).

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

Yorkshire Terrier

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Male

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

4

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

3

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Oral

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

>8 hrs <=24 hrs / > 8 h < = 24 h

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Vomiting
  • General
    • Symptom - Lethargy
  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Diarrhea
    • Symptom - Anorexia
  • General
    • Symptom - Malaise

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?

Contact treat.area/Contact surf. traitée

17. Provide any additional details about the incident

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

1-33932941 - The reporter, a pet owner, indicated that her dog was exposed to a weed preventer containing the active ingredient corn gluten meal. The reporter indicated that her 4 year old, 3 pound, male Yorkshire Terrier licked the product 2 days prior to initial contact with the registrant and one day later the dog experienced diarrhea, vomiting, anorexia and general malaise. These symptoms were still present at the time of the initial call. The reporter was advised that the product has a wide margin of safety but transient gastrointestinal irritation is possible after ingestion. Symptoms typically resolve spontaneously but veterinary care was recommended for any severe or persistent symptoms. The reporter could not be reached on follow-up. 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