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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2011-0066

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 100031444

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.

15-MAR-10

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: ONTARIO

6. Date incident was first observed.

15-MAR-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. 28743      PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: Zodiac Spot On II Flea Control for Cats and Kittens

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

7. b) Type of formulation.

Application Information

8. Product was applied?

Yes

9. Application Rate.

1

Units: mL

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 March 15, 2010 the owner applied the product onto the cat.

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

Domestic Shorthair

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Male

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

9

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

15.0

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

Oral

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

<=30 min / <=30 min

11. List all symptoms

System

  • General
    • Symptom - Licking
    • Symptom - Abnormal behaviour
    • Specify - Erratic Behavior

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

Unknown/Inconnu

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 March 15, 2010 shortly after the application of the product, the cat began licking and began displaying erratic behavior. The APSS veterinarian stated that s-methoprene is an insect growth regulator and is very safe. The APSS veterinarian also stated that often cats will react from the odor of the product with squinting, growling, and changes in behavior, such as hiding or running from the owner. She further stated that if ingested, there can be drooling and mild gastrointestinal (GI) upset, but severe signs are not expected. The APSS veterinarian recommended the owner provide the cat with a taste treat, such as milk or canned food, monitor for GI signs, and call back with questions.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Minor

19. Provide supplemental information here

Signs were expected to be mild and self-limiting.