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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2018-5196

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: ProPharma Group case #: 1-53584741

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.

Human

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

13-AUG-18

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: UNKNOWN

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.       PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No. Unknown

Product Name: WEED AND FEED WEED CONTROL PLUS LAWN FERTILIZER 26-0-3

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • 2,4-D (PRESENT AS ACID)
      • Guarantee/concentration 1.18 %
    • MECOPROP P-ISOMER (PRESENT AS ACID)
      • Guarantee/concentration .59 %

7. b) Type of formulation.

Granular

Application Information

8. Product was applied?

Unknown

9. Application Rate.

10. Site pesticide was applied to (select all that apply).

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 II: Human Incident Report (A separate form for each person affected)

1. Source of Report.

Other

2. Demographic information of data subject

Sex: Female

Age: >19 <=64 yrs / >19 <=64 ans

3. List all symptoms, using the selections below.

System

  • Reproductive System
    • Symptom - Miscarriage

4. How long did the symptoms last?

Unknown / Inconnu

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

Unknown

6. a) Was the person hospitalized?

Unknown

6. b) For how long?

7. Exposure scenario

Non-occupational

8. How did exposure occur? (Select all that apply)

Other

9. If the exposure occured during application or re-entry, what protective clothing was worn? (select all that apply)

Unknown

10. Route(s) of exposure.

Respiratory

11. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

12. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms.

Unknown / Inconnu

13. Provide any additional details about the incident (eg. description of the frequency and severity of the symptoms, type of medical treatment, results from medical tests, outcome of the incident, amount of pesticide exposed to, etc.)

1-53584741 - The reporter indicates an exposure to a pesticide containing the active ingredients mecoprop-p (present as acid) and 2,4-D (present as acid). An unknown number of days before the day of initial contact with the registrant, the reporter indicated approximately 1 cup of the product had spilled on the floor of a plastic 6x6 shed and was present there for at least one week. The reporter indicated his wife who was ten-weeks pregnant at the time when to get something out of the shed and inhaled some of the volatilized product. One week after the described exposure, the reporter's wife had an ultrasound which showed there was no fetal heartbeat. The reporter indicated the baby had been healthy at eight weeks gestation. No additional information is available.

To be determined by Registrant

14. Severity classification.

Major

15. Provide supplemental information here.