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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2008-3373

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 080034507

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.

06-APR-08

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: TEXAS

6. Date incident was first observed.

04-APR-08

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. 2724-497-270

Product Name: Bio Spot Spot On Flea And tick Control For Dogs 16 To 30 lbs

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • PERMETHRIN
      • Guarantee/concentration 45 %
    • (S)-METHOPRENE
      • Guarantee/concentration 3 %

7. b) Type of formulation.

Liquid

Application Information

8. Product was applied?

Yes

9. Application Rate.

,034

Units: oz (fl) / oz (liquide)

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 April 3, 2008, the owner applied the product to her dog as a form of treatment.

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

Dog / Chien

3. Breed

American Pit Bull Terrier

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Male

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

0.5

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

17

lbs

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

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

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Anorexia
  • General
    • Symptom - Lethargy
  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Diarrhea
  • General
    • Symptom - Death

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

The owner was advised to re-bathe the animal using liquid dish washing detergent and instructed to take the animal into the local veterinary clinic, if signs have not significantly improved within a couple of hours of the bath. The owner stated that the animal died before she was able to take him into the veterinary clinic. Based on the signs seen, APSS stated parvo virus was considered highly likely as the cause of the clinical signs.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here

The owner declined a necropsy.