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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2011-0062

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 100016870

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.

12-FEB-10

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: BRITISH COLUMBIA

6. Date incident was first observed.

12-FEB-10

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. 23120      PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: Vet Kem Ovi Collar for Cats

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

7. b) Type of formulation.

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

Medical Professional

2. Type of animal affected

Dog / Chien

3. Breed

Neapolitan Mastiff Mix

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Male

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

0.42

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

17.5

kg

8. Route(s) of exposure

Oral

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

  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Vomiting
    • Symptom - Diarrhea

12. How long did the symptoms last?

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

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

Fully Recovered / Complètement rétabli

16. How was the animal exposed?

Accidental ingestion/Ingestion accident.

17. Provide any additional details about the incident

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

On February 12, 2010 the dog began vomiting and having diarrhea. Later that day, the owner took the dog to the veterinarian. The APSS veterinarian stated with this exposure, gastrointestinal upset or a taste reaction can been seen, but would be expected to be mild and self-limiting. The APSS veterinarian also stated that a foreign body obstruction could be seen, but since small pieces were left behind, the collar appears to have been well chewed and the risk should be low. The APSS veterinarian recommended a diagnostic evaluation, symptomatic and supportive care, and to call back with questions.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Moderate

19. Provide supplemental information here

On February 18, 2010, vet staff returned our follow up calls to update the case. She stated a diagnostic evaluation had been done, supportive care given, and symptomatic care completed by sending the patient home with five days of sucralfate and three days of a bland diet. She also stated that the pet's signs ended February 13, 2010 and the dog had fully recovered.