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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2013-7233

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 130102123

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.

24-JUL-13

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: ONTARIO

6. Date incident was first observed.

24-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. 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 July 23, 2013 the owner applied the product to 2 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

Female

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

4.0

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

9.5

lbs

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

  • Nervous and Muscular Systems
    • Symptom - Seizure

12. How long did the symptoms last?

>24 hrs <=3 days / >24 h <=3 jours

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

Yes

14. a) Was the animal hospitalized?

Yes

14. b) How long was the animal hospitalized?

Unknown

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 24, 2013 the owner noticed that the cat was symptomatic; she immediately took the cat to the veterinarian, where unspecified symptomatic care was given. A short time later that morning the owner contacted the Animal Product Safety Service (APSS) to obtain help. The APSS veterinarian stated that the cat's signs were consistent with an exposure to permethrin. The APSS veterinarian recommended that the owner have her regular veterinarian call for information and have permethrin hair testing done.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Moderate

19. Provide supplemental information here

The APSS veterinarian stated that the substance was not considered to be related to causing the clinical situation and that permethrin was considered to have a high likelihood of causing the clinical situation. On July 29, 2013 an APSS assistant called the owner to update the case. The owner stated that the cat had fully recovered on July 25, 2013. Cat owner has a dog and dog product in the house.

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 )

5.5

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

13.5

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

9. What was the length of exposure?

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

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

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

11. List all symptoms

System

  • General
    • Symptom - Abnormal behaviour
    • Specify - Erratic Behavior, personality changes

12. How long did the symptoms last?

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

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 24, 2013 the owner noticed that the cat symptomatic. The owner immediately bathed the cat with a Mane 'n Tail shampoo product. Later that morning the owner contacted the Animal Product Safety Service (APSS) to obtain help. The APSS veterinarian stated that the cat's signs were consistent with an exposure to permethrin. The APSS veterinarian recommended that the owner bathe the cat with a liquid dish washing detergent (LDWD), monitor the cat at home for central nervous system (CNS) signs, and take the cat to the veterinarian.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Minor

19. Provide supplemental information here

The APSS veterinarian stated that the substance was not considered to be related to causing the clinical situation and that permethrin was considered to have a high likelihood of causing the clinical situation. On July 29, 2013 an APSS assistant called the owner to update the case. On July 29, 2013 an APSS assistant called the owner to update the case. The owner stated that she monitored the cat at home for CNS signs and bathed the cat with a LDWD, and the signs resolved a few hours later on the day of July 24, 2013. Cat owner has a dog and dog product in the house.