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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2008-0464

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 070051889

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-MAY-07

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: BRITISH COLUMBIA

6. Date incident was first observed.

25-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. 26493      PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: Zodiac Featrol Power Spot Flea + Tick Control for Dogs Over 14 kg

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • (S)-METHOPRENE
    • PERMETHRIN

7. b) Type of formulation.

Application Information

8. Product was applied?

Yes

9. Application Rate.

1

Other Units: drop

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).

On May 24, 2007, at 8:00 a.m. CDT, the owner applied one drop of this product to both of her cats-- a 7.0 year old, neutered, female Russian Blue cat and a 6.0 year old neutered, female, Russian Blue cat. The product was applied dermally and inappropriately, as it is a dog product applied to two cats.

To be determined by Registrant

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

No

Subform III: Domestic Animal Incident Report

1. Source of Report

Animal's Owner

2. Type of animal affected

Cat / Chat

3. Breed

Russian Blue

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Female

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

6

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

9

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

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

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Skin
    • Symptom - Itchy skin

12. How long did the symptoms last?

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

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

Fully Recovered / Complètement rétabli

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

On May 25, 2007 at 7:00 a.m. CDT, the owner noticed that both cats were very itchy. The owner bathed each cat three times with an unknown shampoo. The APSS veterinarian recommended the cats be bathed with liquid dish washing detergent and rinsed well, have Vitamin E rubbed into their application areas, be monitored for central nervous system signs, taken to the veterinarian if tremors or seizures occur with either cat, and call back with any questions.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Minor

19. Provide supplemental information here

On May 27, 2007 at 6:29 p.m. CDT, the owner called the APSS staff back and informed them that the cats are back to normal behavior and are eating well. The owner followed APSS staff recommendations and applied Vitamin E to the application site. Their skin is no longer itchy and is normal in appearance. Product not used according to label directions. Dog product used on cat.

Subform III: Domestic Animal Incident Report

1. Source of Report

Animal's Owner

2. Type of animal affected

Cat / Chat

3. Breed

Russian Blue

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Female

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

7

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

12

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

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

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Skin
    • Symptom - Itchy skin
    • Symptom - Hair loss

12. How long did the symptoms last?

Unknown / Inconnu

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

Not recovered / Non rétabli

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

On May 25, 2007 at 7:00 a.m. CDT, the owner noticed that both cats were very itchy. The owner bathed each cat three times with an unknown shampoo. The APSS veterinarian recommended the cats be bathed with liquid dish washing detergent and rinsed well, have Vitamin E rubbed into their application areas, be monitored for central nervous system signs, taken to the veterinarian if tremors or seizures occur with either cat, and call back with any questions.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Minor

19. Provide supplemental information here

On May 27, 2007 at 6:29 p.m. CDT, the owner called the APSS staff back and informed them that the cats are back to normal behavior and are eating well. The owner followed APSS staff recommendations and applied Vitamin E to the application site. Their skin is no longer itchy and is normal in appearance. Product not used according to label directions. Dog product used on cat.