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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2013-6613

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 5092967

Registrant Name (Full Legal Name no abbreviations): Sure-Gro Inc.

Address: 150 Savannah Oaks Dr.

City: Brantford

Prov / State: Ontario

Country: Canada

Postal Code: N3V 1E7

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

Domestic Animal

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

13-JUN-13

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: ONTARIO

6. Date incident was first observed.

17-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. 26679      PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: Green Earth Ant and Roach Insect Dust

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • SILICON DIOXIDE (PRESENT AS 100% DIATOMACEOUS EARTH) - FRESH WATER FOSSILS

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).

neighbor put the product down on the porch

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

American Staffordshire Terrier

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Male

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

7

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

35

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Oral

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

>30 min <=2 hrs / >30 min <=2 h

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Vomiting
  • Respiratory System
    • Symptom - Coughing

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

Neighbor put the product down on the porch and the dog stepped in it and got some visible powder on the bottom of one foot. Owner said he forgot to wash it off when he went inside, and at 16:00CT, he heard the dog coughing. Owner was advised that we may see mild GI upset with this exposure. This product is designed to cut ants. The risk is for mild GI upset. Since the owner put water down the dog's throat, monitor for aspiration (wheezing, coughing, sneezing). Owner said he only put a few drops of water down the dog's throat. Outcome unknown


To be determined by Registrant

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

Minor

19. Provide supplemental information here

The information contained in this report is based on self-reported statements provided to the registrant during telephone Interview(s). These self-reported descriptions of an incident have not been independently verified to be factually correct or complete descriptions of the incident. For that reason, information contained in this report does not and can not form the basis for a determination of whether the reported clinical effects are causally related to exposure to the product identified.