Health Canada
Symbol of the Government of Canada
Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2018-5660

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: ProPharma Group case #: 1-54263349

Registrant Name (Full Legal Name no abbreviations): Syngenta Canada Inc.

Address: 140 Research Lane, Research Park

City: Guelph

Prov / State: Ontario

Country: Canada

Postal Code: N1G4Z3

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

Human

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

09-OCT-18

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: QUEBEC

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. 27428      PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: DEMAND CS INSECTICIDE

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • LAMBDA-CYHALOTHRIN

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. - In Home / Rés. - à l'int. 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 II: Human Incident Report (A separate form for each person affected)

1. Source of Report.

Data Subject

2. Demographic information of data subject

Sex: Female

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

3. List all symptoms, using the selections below.

System

  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Nausea
    • Symptom - Salivating excessively
  • Nervous and Muscular Systems
    • Symptom - Headache

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)

Contact with treated area

Amount of time between application and contact 4

Day(s) / Jour(s)

What was the activity? re-entering the home

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.

Unknown

11. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

12. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms.

<=30 min / <=30 min

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.)

1-54263349 - The reporter indicates an exposure to a pesticide containing the active ingredient lambda-cyhalothrin. Approximately one week before the day of initial contact with the registrant, the reporter indicated the interior of her home was sprayed with the product and she did not reenter the home for four hours after the spraying. The reporter indicated within 15 minutes of reentering her home, she developed nausea, a headache and salivation so she left the home. The reporter was advised this is not an expected reaction to normal product use, she should seek medical attention should the symptoms persist, and the home should be cleaned. No additional information is available.

To be determined by Registrant

14. Severity classification.

Minor

15. Provide supplemental information here.