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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2011-0286

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 100137150

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.

22-OCT-10

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: ONTARIO

6. Date incident was first observed.

20-OCT-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 October 20, 2010 the owner applied the product onto both of the 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

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 )

15

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

  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Drooling

12. How long did the symptoms last?

<=30 min / <=30 min

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

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

On October 20, 2010 the cat began hypersalivating right after the product was applied, but ended shortly after. The owner then contacted the company to report the case. The veterinarian stated if the product is ingested via grooming, a taste reaction characterized by hypersalivation may occur and this resolves with feeding of a taste treat to replace the bad taste. The assistant recommended providing the cat with a taste treat if the hypersalivation begins again.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Minor

19. Provide supplemental information here

Signs expected to be mild and self limiting. Feeding a taste treat resolves the situation.

Subform III: Domestic Animal Incident Report

1. Source of Report

Animal's Owner

2. Type of animal affected

Cat / Chat

3. Breed

Feline Domestic Unspecified

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Unknown

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

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

  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Drooling

12. How long did the symptoms last?

<=30 min / <=30 min

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

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

On October 20, 2010 the cat began hypersalivating right after the product was applied, but ended shortly after. The owner then contacted the company to report the case. The veterinarian stated if the product is ingested via grooming, a taste reaction characterized by hypersalivation may occur and this resolves with feeding of a taste treat to replace the bad taste. The assistant recommended providing the cat with a taste treat if the hypersalivation begins again.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Minor

19. Provide supplemental information here

Signs expected to be mild and self limiting. Feeding a taste treat will resolve the situation.