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The reporter indicated that she was exposed to an herbicide containing the active ingredient Ferric HEDTA. The reporter stated that her father applied the product one day prior to initial contact with the registrant. The reporter was not aware that the product had been applied; she touched the application site and got some product on her fingers. She washed her hands after the exposure but on the day of initial contact she was experiencing pain in her hand that was spreading up her arm. The reporter was advised that dermal contact may cause transient dermal irritation but the described symptoms are not consistent with exposure to the product. Medical care was recommended to determine an underlying cause and appropriate treatment. No further information is available.

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2014-2783

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: PROSAR case #: 1-37532722

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

Address: 2000 Argentia Road, Plaza 5, Suite 101

City: Mississauga

Prov / State: Ontario

Country: Canada

Postal Code: L5N2R7

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

Human

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

18-JUN-14

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

6. Date incident was first observed.

18-JUN-14

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. 30144      PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: Ecosense Weed B Gon Weed Control Concentrate

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • IRON (PRESENT AS FEHEDTA)

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 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

  • General
    • Symptom – Pain

4. How long did the symptoms last?

Unknown / Inconnu

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

Yes

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

What was the activity? Touched the treated area

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.

Skin

11. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

12. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms.

>8 hrs <=24 hrs / > 8 h < = 24 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.)

1-37532722 – The reporter indicated that she was exposed to an herbicide containing the active ingredient Ferric HEDTA. The reporter stated that her father applied the product one day prior to initial contact with the registrant. The reporter was not aware that the product had been applied; she touched the application site and got some product on her fingers. She washed her hands after the exposure but on the day of initial contact she was experiencing pain in her hand that was spreading up her arm. The reporter was advised that dermal contact may cause transient dermal irritation but the described symptoms are not consistent with exposure to the product. Medical care was recommended to determine an underlying cause and appropriate treatment. No further information is available.

To be determined by Registrant

14. Severity classification.

Minor

15. Provide supplemental information here.

via Pesticide Product Information – Health Canada.

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