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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2016-0736

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 2015KP363

Registrant Name (Full Legal Name no abbreviations): Bayer Inc

Address: 2920 matheson BLVD

City: Mississaugua

Prov / State: ON

Country: Canada

Postal Code: L4W 5R6

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

Domestic Animal

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

15-JAN-16

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: UNKNOWN

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. 11556-155

Product Name: Seresto Collar

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • Flumethrin
    • IMIDACLOPRID
      • Guarantee/concentration 10 %

7. b) Type of formulation.

Other (specify)

collar

Application Information

8. Product was applied?

Yes

9. Application Rate.

1

Other Units: collar

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 an unknown date in 2015, a 17 year old, male, Domestic Shorthair feline, of unknown weight and condition, with no known concomitant medical conditions, had 1 Seresto Cat(Flumethrin-Imidacloprid) collar placed around his neck by the owner

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

Other

2. Type of animal affected

Cat / Chat

3. Breed

Domestic Shorthair

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Male

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

17

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

9. What was the length of exposure?

>1 wk <=1 mo / > 1 sem < = 1 mois

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

>1 mo <=2 mos / > 1 mois < = 2 mois

11. List all symptoms

System

  • General
    • Symptom - Death
  • Nervous and Muscular Systems
    • Symptom - Convulsions
    • Symptom - Seizure

12. How long did the symptoms last?

>1 wk <=1 mo / > 1 sem < = 1 mois

13. Was medical treatment provided? Provide details in question 17.

Yes

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

On an unknown date in 2015, approximately 1 month post administration, the cat had a seizure. He was examined by a veterinarian and had an unspecified toxicology report done; results unknown. On an unknown date in 2015, the cat passed away from unknown causes. It is unknown if a necropsy was performed. No further information expected. Case closed.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here

The product is not anticipated to cause serious neurological disorder such as seizures after appropriate topical product administration as the controlled release mechanism assures release of only low doses of active ingredient at a time. Overdose of 5 collars around the neck of adult cats and dogs for an 8 months period and in 10 week old kittens and 7 week old puppies for a 6 months period did not cause serious signs either. Even with oral product exposure, seizures are not expected merely gastrointestinal signs would be possible. Reported death is not expected either as inconsistent with products pharmacological profile. Other causes are more likely in geriatic cat with unknown health status. Time to onset is exceptionally long. Though it is unknown if necropsy was performed, sufficient information exists to conclude that the product did not cause the event and product involvement was unlikely.