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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2011-2060

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 2011CP010US

Registrant Name (Full Legal Name no abbreviations): Bayer Inc

Address: 77 Belfield Rd

City: Toronto

Prov / State: ON

Country: Canada

Postal Code: M9W 1G6

3. Select the appropriate subform(s) for the incident.

Domestic Animal

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

02-MAY-11

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: UNKNOWN

6. Date incident was first observed.

27-MAY-09

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.       PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No. 11556-117

Product Name: advantage 10

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • IMIDACLOPRID
      • Guarantee/concentration 9.1 %

7. b) Type of formulation.

Liquid

Application Information

8. Product was applied?

Yes

9. Application Rate.

.4

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).

one tube was applied to a dog

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

Animal's Owner

2. Type of animal affected

Dog / Chien

3. Breed

papillon

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Male

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

Unknown / Inconnu

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Nervous and Muscular Systems
    • Symptom - Convulsions
  • General
    • Symptom - Death

12. How long did the symptoms last?

Persisted until death

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

Died

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

Advantage 10 was applied to a male Papillion of unknown weight and unknown age on 27May09. An unspecified amount of time later in the day, the dog went into convulsions and died. Any treatments given in an effort to save the dog were not specified.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here

Seizures and death are not anticipated with appropriate topical administration of Advantage. From a toxicological point of view, imidacloprid does not have the potential to provoke seizures in vertebrates when administered topically. Though information is limited (no animal details, no past medical history), a connection with the product was deemed to be unlikely as signs are not consistent with product┐s pharmacological profile. Unclear why the adverse event was reported almost 2 years after its occurrence, thus the reliability of provided information must be doubted.