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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2016-4223

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 2016KP127

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.

18-JUL-16

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: UNKNOWN

6. Date incident was first observed.

01-APR-16

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 - Unknown

  • 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 14-Mar-2016, a male, canine of unknown age, weight,breed, and condition, with no known concurrent medical conditions, had one Seresto Dog (unspecified) (Flumethrin-Imidacloprid) collar placed around the neck by the owner.

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

Other

2. Type of animal affected

Dog / Chien

3. Breed

Unknown

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Male

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

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

11. List all symptoms

System

  • General
    • Symptom - Death

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.

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

On 01-Apr-2016 the dog died. No necropsy was performed. Due to the sensitive nature of the situation, the reporting party will not be contacted for further case information or to notify of case closure. Specifics of the case were not obtained so certain information is approximated and reported in the case as such. The pet owner originally contacted Bayer Animal Health to inquire on another product and not to report the death of this pet. No more information is expected. Case is closed.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here

Death is not expected following appropriate topical product application as inconsistent with products pharmacological profile. Oral exposure to the collar is not expected to cause death either. An overdose of 5 collars around the neck was investigated in adult dogs for an 8 months period without causing serious signs. Moreover, the pet owner originally contacted to inquire on another product and not to report the death of this pet. Even though some information is missing (Age, weight of the animal, pipette size of the product, necropsy results), considering the known product profile and long time to onset, sufficient information exists to conclude that the product did not cause the event and product relation is unlikely.