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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2013-7283

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 130135747

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.

27-SEP-13

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: ONTARIO

6. Date incident was first observed.

27-SEP-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. 21744      PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: Zodiac Fleatrol Flea and Tick Spray For Dogs and Cats

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • (S)-METHOPRENE
    • N-OCTYL BICYCLOHEPTENE DICARBOXIMIDE
    • PIPERONYL BUTOXIDE
    • PYRETHRINS

7. b) Type of formulation.

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).

On September 27, 2013 the owner sprayed the product on the cat; the cat turned her head and the owner accidentally sprayed some of the product onto her face and into her mouth.

To be determined by Registrant

12. In your opinion, was the product used according to the label instructions?

No

Subform III: Domestic Animal Incident Report

1. Source of Report

Animal's Owner

2. Type of animal affected

Cat / Chat

3. Breed

Domestic Longhair

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Female

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

1.0

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

7.0

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 / <=30 min

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Retching
    • Symptom - Drooling

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

Unknown/Inconnu

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 September 27, 2013 the owner noticed that the cat was sympatomatic. Later that morning the owner contacted the Animal Product Safety Service (APSS) to obtain help. The APSS veterinarian stated that an oral exposure to the product could cause gastrointestinal (GI) upset and drooling, and that the main concern would be for respiratory signs if the product had been inhaled significantly or for significant irritation if there was an ocular exposure. The APSS technician recommended that the owner give the cat a taste treat of tuna juice, milk, or wet food; monitor the cat for ocular irritation signs of redness, irritation, closing eyes, teariness, and blinking excessively; monitor the cat for respiratory signs of panting, wheezing, coughing, and any changes in respirations; take the cat to the veterinarian if ocular or respiratory signs were seen; have the veterinarian call for information; and call back with questions.


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.