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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2017-8028

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: USA-BAYERBAH-2017-US0075375 (Report 461136)

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.

27-NOV-17

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: PENNSYLVANIA

6. Date incident was first observed.

22-NOV-17

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 Small

  • 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 22-Nov-2017, a 14 year old, neutered, male, Persian cat, of unknown weight and condition, with a concomitant medical condition of fleas, was bathed with a liquid dish soap approximately 2 hours earlier on the same day and then had 1 Seresto Cat (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?

Yes

Subform III: Domestic Animal Incident Report

1. Source of Report

Animal's Owner

2. Type of animal affected

Cat / Chat

3. Breed

Persian

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Male

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?

>24 hrs <=3 days / >24 h <=3 jours

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

<=30 min / <=30 min

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Skin
    • Symptom - Itchy skin
    • Specify - Application site scratching
  • General
    • Symptom - Death

12. How long did the symptoms last?

Unknown / Inconnu

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

Unknown

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

Immediately post collar application, the cat exhibited application site pruritus. On 24-Nov-2017, the cat died and the collar was removed.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here

O - Unclassifiable/unassessable The reported application site pruritus may occur in sensitive animals after product application. It is usually mild and transient. Time to onset consistent. Death is not expected following appropriate topical product application as inconsistent with product┐┐┐┐┐┐s 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. No signs of anaphylaxis reported which would have occurred in close proximity to the collar application. Other unrelated causes must be considered for death in this geriatric animal. Even though time to onset short, considering the product's safety, a product relation was considered unassessable.