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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2013-7189

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 130053643

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.

26-APR-13

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: QUEBEC

6. Date incident was first observed.

25-APR-13

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. 26494      PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: Zodiac Powerspot Flea And Tick Control For Dogs Under 14 kg

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

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 April 25, 2013 the owner applied 1.0 milliliters (mL) of the product to the dog to prevent fleas.

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

Dog / Chien

3. Breed

Canine Domestic Unspecified

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Female

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

8.0

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

8.0

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

>2 hrs <=8 hrs / > 2 h < = 8 h

11. List all symptoms

System

  • General
    • Symptom - Lethargy
  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Diarrhea

12. How long did the symptoms last?

>3 days <=1 wk / >3 jours <=1 sem

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?

Treatment / Traitement

17. Provide any additional details about the incident

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

On April 25, 2013 the owner noticed that the dog was symptomatic. On April 26, 2013 the owner took the dog to the veterinarian; later that day, the owner contacted the Animal Product Safety Service (APSS) to obtain help. The APSS veterinarian stated that gastrointestinal (GI) upset could be seen if ingestion occurred, usually it would be vomiting. The APSS assistant recommended that the owner have her regular veterinarian call for information.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Moderate

19. Provide supplemental information here

On April 29, 2013 the owner's regular veterinarian called the APSS to update the case. The owner's regular veterinarian stated that on April 26, 2013 the dog was given atropine, metronidazole, and 12 milliliters (mL) total of clay Progut--1 to 3 mLs were given three times a day. The owner's regular veterinarian also stated that the owner informed the clinic that the dog had fully recovered on April 29, 2013.