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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2016-3322

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: ProPharma Group case # 1-43989589

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

Address: 2000 Argentia Road, Plaza 2, Suite 300

City: Mississauga

Prov / State: Ontario

Country: Canada

Postal Code: L5N1V8

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

Domestic Animal

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

20-APR-16

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: ALBERTA

6. Date incident was first observed.

Unknown

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. 29060      PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: Turf Builder Weed Prevent Corn Gluten Meal Herbicide

  • 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

Labrador Retriever

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Female

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

8

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

70

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Oral

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

Unknown / Inconnu

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Diarrhea
  • Eye
    • Symptom - Tearing
  • Skin
    • Symptom - Pruritus

12. How long did the symptoms last?

Unknown / Inconnu

13. Was medical treatment provided? Provide details in question 17.

Yes

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?

Accidental ingestion/Ingestion accident.

17. Provide any additional details about the incident

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

1-43989589 - The reporter, a pet owner, indicated that his dog was exposed to a weed preventer containing the active ingredient corn gluten meal. The reporter stated his 70-pound, 8-year-old female Labrador Retriever dog started having diarrhea, scratching,and runny eyes after being on the lawn one day before initial contact with the registrant. The reporter indicated that the product had been applied to his lawn one day prior to initial contact with the registrant and that the dog did ingest some of the product. On follow-up 13 days after initial contact with the registrant, the reporter indicated that he had gone to the veterinarian to get treatment for the dog. The reporter was advised that the product has a wide margin of safety but with ingestion transient gastrointestinal irritation is possible and medical attention should be sought if symptoms dont resolve. The reporter was encouraged to continue working with his veterinarian. No additional follow-up was attempted. No additional 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

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 )

Unknown

8. Route(s) of exposure

Unknown

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

Unknown / Inconnu

11. List all symptoms

System

  • 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

1-43989589 - The reporter, a pet owner, indicated that his cat was exposed to a weed preventer containing the active ingredient corn gluten meal. The reporter stated his 3-year-old, male, Domestic Longhair cat of unknown weight was found dead after the cat chewed a hole in the product bag and ate an unknown amount of the product on an unknown date. The caller found the cat dead eighteen days after initial contact with the registrant. Caller was advised to work with his veterinarian to find a cause of death for the pet as the product is not anticipated to cause sudden death. The registrant offered condolences for the pets death. No follow-up was attempted. No additional information is available.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here