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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2017-8029

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: USA-BAYERBAH-2017-US0075611 (Report 461360)

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.

28-NOV-17

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 07-Nov-2017, an 8 year old, neutered, female, Pit Bull/Retriever (Labrador, Black) crossbred canine, of an unknown weight, in unknown condition, with no known concomitant medical conditions, had 1 Seresto Large Dog collar (Flumethrin-Imidacloprid) 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

Animal's Owner

2. Type of animal affected

Dog / Chien

3. Breed

Crossbred (Dog)

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Female

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

8

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

Unknown / Inconnu

11. List all symptoms

System

  • General
    • Symptom - Death
  • Skin
    • Symptom - Hair loss

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 unknown date in Nov 2017 the canine developed application site alopecia. The canine was evaluated by a veterinarian and an unknown treatment was initiated. On unknown date in Nov 2017 the hair loss spread to the entire body. On 28-Nov-2017 the canine died. No necropsy was performed. No further 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

O - Unclassifiable/unassessable The reported application site alopecia may occur in sensitive animals after product application. However hair loss on entire body is not expected after topical product administration. Though initial pruritus may be seen with collar use, other skin disorders are not expected. Additionally 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. No signs of anaphylaxis reported which would have occurred in close proximity to the collar application. Time to onset long. Considering the known product profile sufficient information exists to conclude that the product did not cause the death. However, due to reported other signs, missing dates and limited information the case is considered unassessable.