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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2017-7502

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: USA-BAYERBAH-2017-US0070794 (Report 456191)

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

Address: 2920 Matheson BLVD

City: Mississaugua

Prov / State: ON

Country: Canada

Postal Code: L5W5R6

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

Domestic Animal

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

30-OCT-17

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: NORTH CAROLINA

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 Dog (unspecified))

  • 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 unspecified date in approximately May 2017, a 14 year old, female, dog, of unknown signmalment and condition, with a concomitant medical condition of fleas, had 1 Seresto Dog (unspecified) (Flumethrin-Imidacloprid) collar placed around the neck by the animal 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

Animal's Owner

2. Type of animal affected

Dog / Chien

3. Breed

Unknown

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Unknown

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

14

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

9. What was the length of exposure?

>1 mo <= 6 mos / > 1 mois < = 6 mois

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

>2 mos <=6 mos / > 2 mois < = 6 mois

11. List all symptoms

System

  • General
    • Symptom - Death

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

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 approximately 30-Aug-2017, the dog died. No known necropsy was performed. Due to the sensitive nature of the communication, specific relevant event details were not obtained, nor will such be sought. The reason for the initial phone call was to discuss product use on another pet and not to report the death in this event. No further information is expected; the 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

N-Unlikely: Reported 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 serious signs either. An overdose of 5 collars around the neck was investigated in 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 without causing serious signs. Product has wide margin of safety. Animal involved in this case was geriatric. Further, the reason for the initial phone call was to discuss product use on another pet and not to report the death in this event. Time to onset is long. Even though no necropsy performed, sufficient information exists to rule out product relation completely. Finally, considering safety profile of the product and unexpected outcome, a product involvement is unlikely. The reason for the initial phone call was to discuss product use on another pet and not to report the death in this event.