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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2013-7252

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 130120607

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.

28-AUG-13

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: BRITISH COLUMBIA

6. Date incident was first observed.

28-AUG-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 August 27, 2013 the owner applied the product to the cat to treat for fleas. Later that evening the owner noticed that the cat was able to lick some of the product.

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 )

1.4

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

11.0

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

Oral

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

>30 min <=2 hrs / >30 min <=2 h

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Drooling
    • Symptom - Vomiting
  • General
    • Symptom - Lethargy

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.

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 August 27, 2013 the owner noticed that the cat was drooling; about an hour later the cat had recovered. On August 28, 2013 the owner noticed that the cat had vomited and was lethargic. Later that morning the owner contacted the Animal Product Safety Service (APSS) to obtain help. The APSS veterinarian stated that the scent or taste of the product could cause drooling, retching, and mild vomiting. The APSS veterinarian also stated that recovery is usually rapid so if the cat's signs continued, other causes for the signs would need to be ruled out.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Minor

19. Provide supplemental information here

The owner stated that the pet had last vomited on the morning of August 28, 2013, prior to the consultation with the APSS. At an unknown time the owner bathed the cat and the owner also monitored the cat at home. The owner said that the cat had fully recovered on August 29, 2013.