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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2007-8697

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Name (Full Legal Name no abbreviations): Bayer Inc

Address: 77 Belfield Rd

City: Toronto

Prov / State: ON

Country: Canada

Postal Code: M9W 1G6

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

Domestic Animal

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

01-AUG-07

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: CALIFORNIA

6. Date incident was first observed.

12-MAY-07

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.

Product Name: advantage 18

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • IMIDACLOPRID
      • Guarantee/concentration 9.1 %

7. b) Type of formulation.

Liquid

Application Information

8. Product was applied?

Yes

9. Application Rate.

.8

Units: mL

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

Site: Animal / Usage sur un animal domestique

11. Provide any additional information regarding application (how it was applied, amount applied, the size of the area treated etc).

1 tube of advantage 18 was applied to the skin at the base of the neck

To be determined by Registrant

12. In your opinion, was the product used according to the label instructions?

Yes

Subform III: Domestic Animal Incident Report

1. Source of Report

Animal's Owner

2. Type of animal affected

Cat / Chat

3. Breed

DSH

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Male

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

7

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

10.5

kg

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

9. What was the length of exposure?

>24 hrs <=3 days / >24 h <=3 jours

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

>24 hrs <=3 days / >24 h <=3 jours

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Drooling
    • Symptom - Vomiting
  • General
    • Symptom - Death
  • Nervous and Muscular Systems
    • Symptom - Paralysis

12. How long did the symptoms last?

Persisted until death

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

No

14. a) Was the animal hospitalized?

No

14. b) How long was the animal hospitalized?

15. Outcome of the incident

Died

16. How was the animal exposed?

Treatment / Traitement

17. Provide any additional details about the incident

(eg. description of the frequency and severity of the symptoms

(name) reports - This product has a wide margin of safety. It is possible that the cat tasted the product and is responding to the bitter taste. Encourage the cat to drink water. If ssx persist or worsen, then we should consider whether the cat could be vomiting from another cause.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here

Cat became paralyzed and died 6 hours after she called in. Caller stated that she did not get a hold of her DVM before the cat died. No cause of death identified, cat was not taken to the DVM.