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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2013-7306

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 130148047

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.

23-OCT-13

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: ONTARIO

6. Date incident was first observed.

15-OCT-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. 26413      PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: Zodiac Double Action Flea And Tick Shampoo For Dogs And Cats

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • (S)-METHOPRENE
    • 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 October 15, 2013 the owner bathed 2 cats with the flea and tick shampoo product to prevent fleas.

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 )

7.0

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

11.0

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

<=30 min / <=30 min

11. List all symptoms

System

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

12. How long did the symptoms last?

Unknown / Inconnu

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

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 October 15, 2013 the owner noticed that the cat was symptomatic. October 23, 2013 the owner contacted the Animal Product Safety Service (APSS) to obtain help. The APSS veterinarian stated that labeled use of the product is considered safe and that some cats will exhibit a transient drooling effect if they accidentally ingest the product during the bathing procedure. The APSS veterinarian recommended that the owner monitor the cat at home and call back with questions.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Major

19. Provide supplemental information here

Signs are expected to be mild and self limiting.

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 )

15.0

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

2.0

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

9. What was the length of exposure?

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

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

<=30 min / <=30 min

11. List all symptoms

System

  • General
    • Symptom - Lethargy
  • Respiratory System
    • Symptom - Difficulty Breathing
    • Specify - Abnormal Breathing
  • General
    • Symptom - Weakness
  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Anorexia

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.

Unknown

14. a) Was the animal hospitalized?

Unknown

14. b) How long was the animal hospitalized?

15. Outcome of the incident

Euthanised / Euthanasie

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 October 15, 2013 the owner noticed that the cat was lethargic and breathing abnormally. On October 16, 2013 the owner noticed that the cat was weak and anorexic. On October 17, 2013 the owner took the cat to the veterinarian, where she was euthanized. On October 23, 2013 the owner contacted the Animal Product Safety Service (APSS) to obtain help. The APSS veterinarian stated that labeled use of the product is considered safe. A necropsy was not available.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Major

19. Provide supplemental information here

The APSS veterinarian stated that the substance was considered to have a doubtful likelihood of causing the clinical situation.