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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2013-6617

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 5090226

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: QUEBEC

6. Date incident was first observed.

13-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. 27124      PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: Green Earth HomeCare Ant Roach And Crawling Insect Killer Dust

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • BORACIC ACID (BORIC ACID)

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: Unknown / Inconnu

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

unknown

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 Shorthair

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Female

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

10

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

15

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Oral

9. What was the length of exposure?

>24 hrs <=3 days / >24 h <=3 jours

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

>24 hrs <=3 days / >24 h <=3 jours

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Vomiting
    • Symptom - Loss of appetite
    • Specify - Inappetence
  • General
    • Symptom - Lethargy

12. How long did the symptoms last?

Unknown / Inconnu

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

Unknown/Inconnu

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

Owner has spread a small amount of the product three days ago (5/10). The cat became symptomatic two days ago (5/11). Owner found one area where the cat may have licked some of the product. Owner does not think much could have been ingested. It would have been less than a teaspoon. Owner was recommended that possible GI signs may occur. Boric acid has low oral toxicity The cat should be seen by a vet today. The cat will likely need bloodwork and other care. Owner can have the vet call if they have questions. This may or may not be related to the product.


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.