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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2013-4581

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 2013AM199

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.

13-AUG-13

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: UNKNOWN

6. Date incident was first observed.

Unknown

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

Product Name: Advantage II (unknown size)

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • IMIDACLOPRID
      • Guarantee/concentration 8.8 %
    • PYRIPROXYFEN
      • Guarantee/concentration 44 %

7. b) Type of formulation.

Liquid

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).

One vial of Advantage II was applied topically by the owner to one spot on the dorsal midline.

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

unknown

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Unknown

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

12

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

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

11. List all symptoms

System

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

12. How long did the symptoms last?

Unknown / Inconnu

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

Unknown

14. a) Was the animal hospitalized?

Unknown

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

On an unspecified date in 2011, a 12 year old, feline of unknown sex and weight, in poor condition, with a concomitant medical condition of diarrhea due to suspected lymphoma or irritable bowel disorder, was administered 1 tube of Advantage II (cat unspecified) (Imidacloprid-Pyriproxyfen) once topically by the owner. 24 hours after product application the cat had a single seizure then passed away. It is unknown if a necropsy was performed.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here

Serious nervous system disorders such as a seizure resulting in death are not anticipated with topical administration of Advantage within this short onset time. From a toxicological point of view, imidacloprid or pyriproxyfen do not have the potential to provoke seizures nor death in vertebrates. In case of oral ingestion of a considerable amount of product or after administration of an overdose shortly after product application, both not reported, neurological symptoms such as tremor, ataxia, depression, miosis or mydriasis may occur. But a seizure resulting in death is not expected.