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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2008-3760

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: PROSAR Case 1-16539712

Registrant Name (Full Legal Name no abbreviations): Scotts USA

Address: 14111 Scottslawn Road

City: Marysville

Prov / State: Ohio

Country: USA

Postal Code: 43041

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

Domestic Animal

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

10-JUL-08

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: MAINE

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. 239-2514

Product Name: Bug-Geta Plus Snail, Slug and Insect Killer (Granules)

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • CARBARYL
      • Guarantee/concentration 5 %
    • METALDEHYDE
      • Guarantee/concentration 2 %

7. b) Type of formulation.

Granular

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).

The product was applied on 7/7/08 - site of application was not specified.

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

Unknown

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Male

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

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

  • Nervous and Muscular Systems
    • Symptom - Abasia
  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Anorexia
  • General
    • Symptom - Malaise
    • Symptom - Death

12. How long did the symptoms last?

Persisted until death

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

Unknown

14. a) Was the animal hospitalized?

Unknown

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

1-16539712: The reporter called on 7/10/2008, to report exposure of her cat to a molluscicide / insecticide containing the active ingredients Metaldehyde and Carbaryl. According to the reporter, the product was applied to an unspecified location on 7/7/2008. The reporter stated that the cat ate some of the product and developed erratic behavior. The cat became terribly ill and anorexic. The cat was presented to a Veterinarian and died. The reporter did not have any toxicology testing performed on the cat. No further information was reported.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here