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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2015-0822

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 140141067

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.

06-NOV-14

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: NEW YORK

6. Date incident was first observed.

Unknown

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.       PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No. 2724-777-89459

Product Name: Bio Spot Active Care Carpet And Upholstery Powder

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • PIPERONYL BUTOXIDE
      • Guarantee/concentration .5 %
    • PYRETHRINS
      • Guarantee/concentration .075 %
    • PYRIPROXYFEN
      • Guarantee/concentration .02 %

7. b) Type of formulation.

Dust

Application Information

8. Product was applied?

Yes

9. Application Rate.

Unknown

10. Site pesticide was applied to (select all that apply).

Site: Res. - In Home / Rés. - à l'int. maison

11. Provide any additional information regarding application (how it was applied, amount applied, the size of the area treated etc).

On July 15, 2013 the owner used the product in the home and on the pet's bedding. The floors were vacuumed, bedding was not and the dogs may have also been in the room being treated prior to the vacuuming.

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

Dog / Chien

3. Breed

American Pit Bull Terrier

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Female

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

6.5

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

85.0

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Unknown

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

Unknown / Inconnu

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Vomiting
  • General
    • Symptom - Weakness
    • Symptom - Death

12. How long did the symptoms last?

Persisted until death

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

Died

16. How was the animal exposed?

Contact treat.area/Contact surf. traitée

17. Provide any additional details about the incident

(eg. description of the frequency and severity of the symptoms

Between July 18, 2013 and August 15, 2013 the dog started vomiting and became weak. The owner took the dog to the veterinarian at an unknown time. On August 15, 2013 the owner found the dog dead. On November 6, 2014 the owner contacted the Animal Product Safety Service (APSS). The APSS veterinarian stated if a small amount of the product was ingested mild self-limiting gastrointestinal (GI) upset could be seen. The APSS veterinarian also stated she would not expect this clinical picture. A necropsy was not available.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here

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

Subform III: Domestic Animal Incident Report

1. Source of Report

Animal's Owner

2. Type of animal affected

Dog / Chien

3. Breed

American Pit Bull Terrier

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Female

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

6.5

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

65.0

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Unknown

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

Unknown / Inconnu

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Vomiting
  • General
    • Symptom - Weakness
    • Symptom - Death

12. How long did the symptoms last?

Persisted until death

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

Died

16. How was the animal exposed?

Contact treat.area/Contact surf. traitée

17. Provide any additional details about the incident

(eg. description of the frequency and severity of the symptoms

Between August 18, 2013 and September 15, 2013 the dog started vomiting and became weak. On September 15, 2013 the owner found the dog dead. On November 6, 2014 the owner contacted the Animal Product Safety Service (APSS). The APSS veterinarian stated if a small amount of the product was ingested mild self-limiting gastrointestinal (GI) upset could be seen. The APSS veterinarian also stated she would not expect this clinical picture. A necropsy was not available.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here

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