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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2013-7225

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 130094541

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.

10-JUL-13

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: ONTARIO

6. Date incident was first observed.

10-JUL-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. 19210      PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: Zodiac Breakaway Flea and Tick Collar For Cats

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • PROPOXUR

7. b) Type of formulation.

Application Information

8. Product was applied?

Yes

9. Application Rate.

1

Other Units: count

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 an unknown date the collar was placed on the cat. Unknown if fitted properly, On July 10, 2013 the owner's daughter discovered the cat with the collar stuck in her mouth.

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

Cat / Chat

3. Breed

Domestic Shorthair

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Female

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

3.0

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

11.0

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

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 July 10, 2013 the owner's daughter observed that the cat was drooling. She cut the collar off of the cat, and almost immediately the cat's drooling ended. The owner came home and diluted the product by giving the cat tuna juice and some treats. A short time later that day the owner contacted the Animal Product Safety Service (APSS) to obtain help. The APSS veterinarian stated that the risk was for hypersalivation and gastrointestinal (GI) upset. The APSS technician stated that no additional treatment was necessary and recommended that the owner monitor the cat for GI signs and call back with questions or if signs were more than mild.


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. Unknown if caller fitted properly when placed on cat.