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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2018-0467

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: USA-BAYERBAH-2017-US0078297 (Report 464409)

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.

19-DEC-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. Unknown

Product Name: Advantage II (cat unspecified)

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • IMIDACLOPRID
      • Guarantee/concentration 9,1 %
    • PYRIPROXIFEN
      • Guarantee/concentration ,46 %

7. b) Type of formulation.

Other (specify)

Spot-on

Application Information

8. Product was applied?

Yes

9. Application Rate.

Unknown

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 approximately 2015, a 22 year old, Domestic Shorthair feline, of unknown sex, reproductive status, weight and condition, with no known concomitant medical conditions, was administered 1 tube of Advantage II (cat-unspecified) (Imidacloprid-Pyriproxyfen) topically 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

Cat / Chat

3. Breed

Domestic Shorthair

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Unknown

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

22

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

Unknown / Inconnu

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.

Unknown

14. a) Was the animal hospitalized?

Unknown

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 post application, in 2015, the cat 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 call to Bayer Animal Health was to discuss the use of Advantage II in her new kittens and not to report the death of this cat. No further information is expected. This 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 Death is inconsistent with pharmaco-toxicological product profile and experience. Product has wide margin of safety. Oral LD50 in rat is 642 mg/kg BW. 24-fold overdosage tolerated by cats without showing any side effect. The cat likely died of old age. Furthermore the information regarding the death of the cat was casually provided during an inquiry. Moreover, in case of suspected product involvement adverse event could have reported in close proximity and not long time after (almost after 2 years). Even though some information is not available ( animal details , health status, medical history, time to onset and necropsy report), sufficient information exists to rule out product relation completely. Finally, a product relation is consider as unlikely.