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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

Update the report

Incident Report Number: 2015-2302

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 2015-US-05137

Registrant Name (Full Legal Name no abbreviations): Merck Animal Health (Intervet Canada Corp)

Address: 16750 Transcanada Highway

City: Kirkland

Prov / State: Quebec

Country: Canada

Postal Code: H9H 4M7

3. Select the appropriate subform(s) for the incident.

Domestic Animal

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

18-MAY-15

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: GEORGIA

6. Date incident was first observed.

17-APR-15

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. 773-95

Product Name: ACTIVYL TICK PLUS

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • INDOXACARB TECHNICAL
    • PERMETHRIN
      • Guarantee/concentration 42.5 %

7. b) Type of formulation.

Liquid

Application Information

8. Product was applied?

Yes

9. Application Rate.

4

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).

Suspected adverse reaction: On 18 May 2015, an owner reported that her dog who had been dosed with Activyl Tick Plus for Dogs and Puppies (over 44 lb and up to 88 lb) on 17 Apr 2015, then died suddenly 18 May 2015. The dog had been losing weight since application. A littermate is reported in case 2015-US-05132. The dog was an outdoor dog. Necropsy is pending. Further information expected.

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

Dog / Chien

3. Breed

Mixed Breed

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Male

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

14.0

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

60.0

lbs

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

9. What was the length of exposure?

<=15 min / <=15 min

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

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

11. List all symptoms

System

  • General
    • Symptom - Death
  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Weight loss

12. How long did the symptoms last?

Persisted until death

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

Died

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


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here

Status update August 4 2015: 28 Jul 2015 Follow Up: Necropsy Results: Findings indicated heartworm disease, pulmonary adenocarcinoma with lymph node metastasis and renal, myocardial and pancreatic fibrosis. Findings were characteristic of multi-organ failure resulting in death. No further information expected.