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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2007-8875

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 070077961

Registrant Name (Full Legal Name no abbreviations): Wellmark International

Address: 100 Stone Road West, Suite 111

City: Guelph

Prov / State: Ontario

Country: Canada

Postal Code: N1G5L3

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

Domestic Animal

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

25-JUL-07

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: TEXAS

6. Date incident was first observed.

25-JUL-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. 2724491

Product Name: Zodiac Flea And Tick Collar For Cats2724491

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • (S)-METHOPRENE
      • Guarantee/concentration 2.1 %
    • PROPOXUR
      • Guarantee/concentration 10 %

7. b) Type of formulation.

Other (specify)

Collar

Application Information

8. Product was applied?

No

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 III: Domestic Animal Incident Report

1. Source of Report

Animal's Owner

2. Type of animal affected

Cat / Chat

3. Breed

Domestic Shorthair Cat

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Female

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

0.12

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

1

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Unknown

9. What was the length of exposure?

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

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

>30 min <=2 hrs / >30 min <=2 h

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Respiratory System
    • Symptom - Laboured breathing
  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Diarrhea
    • Symptom - Drooling
  • General
    • 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?

No

14. b) How long was the animal hospitalized?

15. Outcome of the incident

Died

16. How was the animal exposed?

Other / Autre

specify House mates were treated with said product.

17. Provide any additional details about the incident

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

On July 25, 2007 the owner applied the said product to her other kittens. The owner noted this animal was not treated directly with the product. The APSS staff member stated that with this product only drooling or mild GI irritation would be expected from small oral exposure to the collar. The APSS staff member recommended that the animal be brought to the veterinarian. Animal died on July 25, 2007.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here

Necropsy was recommended to owner, but the had already been disposed of. The APSS staff member stated that the said product has a low likelihood of causing this animal's death.