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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2008-5840

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 080109136

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.

29-SEP-08

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: ONTARIO

6. Date incident was first observed.

22-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. 19209      PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: Zodiac Flea and Tick Shampoo

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • PIPERONYL BUTOXIDE
    • PYRETHRINS

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: 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 September 20, 2008, the owner applied the product to her cats.

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

Himalayan Cat Mix

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Male

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

11

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

19.5

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

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

  • Skin
    • Symptom - Dermatitis

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?

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

The APSS veterinarian stated that the clinical sign experienced by the cat is more consistent with scratching at fleas or flea allergy dermatitis than exposure to the product. The APSS veterinarian recommended the owner take her cat to the veterinarian and have the veterinarian call for information. The owner took her cat to the veterinarian on September 29, where he was given a corticosteroid and imidacloprid. The owner also discontinued use of the product on September 29.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Moderate

19. Provide supplemental information here

The APSS veterinarian stated that the substance was considered to have a doubtful likelihood of causing the clinical situation. Per owner follow up, the cat still has mild dermatitis.

Subform III: Domestic Animal Incident Report

1. Source of Report

Animal's Owner

2. Type of animal affected

Cat / Chat

3. Breed

Siamese

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Male

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

2

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

8.0

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

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

  • Skin
    • Symptom - Dermatitis

12. How long did the symptoms last?

>1 wk <=1 mo / > 1 sem < = 1 mois

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

Yes

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

The APSS veterinarian stated that the clinical sign experienced by the cat is more consistent with scratching at fleas or flea allergy dermatitis than exposure to the product. The APSS veterinarian recommended the owner take her cat to the veterinarian and have the veterinarian call for information. The owner took her cat to the veterinarian on September 29, where he was given a corticosteroid and imidacloprid. The owner also discontinued use of the product on September 29.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Moderate

19. Provide supplemental information here

The APSS veterinarian stated that the substance was considered to have a doubtful likelihood of causing the clinical situation. Per owner follow up, the cat has fully recovered.