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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2008-4454

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 080101291

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.

10-SEP-08

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: ONTARIO

6. Date incident was first observed.

09-SEP-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. 25739      PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: Vet Kem Siphotrol 1000 Double Action Premise Treatment

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

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. - In Home / Rés. - à l'int. 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 III: Domestic Animal Incident Report

1. Source of Report

Other

2. Type of animal affected

Cat / Chat

3. Breed

Domestic Shorthair

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Male

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

2

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

10

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Unknown

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

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

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Nervous and Muscular Systems
    • Symptom - Seizure
  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Salivating excessively
  • Eye
    • Symptom - Unreactive pupil
    • Specify - Absent Pupillary Light Reflex

12. How long did the symptoms last?

Unknown / Inconnu

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

Yes

14. a) Was the animal hospitalized?

Unknown

14. b) How long was the animal hospitalized?

15. Outcome of the incident

Unknown/Inconnu

16. How was the animal exposed?

Contact treat.area/Contact surf. traitée

17. Provide any additional details about the incident

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

The cat was also treated with Advantage in the same time period. According to the vet hospital where the cat was treated, the clinical signs reported by the cat owner (to APSS) were not present. Permethrin hair testing was offered.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Major

19. Provide supplemental information here

APSS thought it unlikely that the clinical signs (witnessed by the owner) were related to the use of the product.