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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2020-0523

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: ProPharma Group case #: 1-59907751

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.

26-JAN-20

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: BRITISH COLUMBIA

6. Date incident was first observed.

26-JAN-20

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. 32034      PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: TOMCAT RAT KILLER REFILLABLE BAIT STATION

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • DIPHACINONE (PRESENT IN FREE FORM OR AS SODIUM SALT)

7. b) Type of formulation.

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.

Data Subject

2. Demographic information of data subject

Sex: Male

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

3. List all symptoms, using the selections below.

System

  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Stomach pain
    • Symptom - Dry mouth
  • General
    • Symptom - Dehydration

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.

Unknown

11. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

12. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms.

>2 hrs <=8 hrs / > 2 h < = 8 h

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.)

1-59907751 - The reporter indicates an exposure to a pesticide containing the active ingredient diphacinone (present in free form or as sodium salt). Approximately four hours before the time of initial contact with the registrant, the reporter indicated he ingested food that been in proximity to the product. The reporter indicated he did not ingest any of the product directly. At the time of initial contact, the reporter stated he was experiencing stomach pain, dry mouth and dehydration. The reporter was advised to seek medical attention should the symptoms persist, but it would be unusual for the symptoms to be from the described exposure as the product needs to be ingested to cause a toxicity. No additional information is available.

To be determined by Registrant

14. Severity classification.

Minor

15. Provide supplemental information here.