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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2018-3576

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: USA-BAYERBAH-2018-US0040743 (Report 506747)

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.

23-JUL-18

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: MARYLAND

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. 11556-144

Product Name: K9advantixII extra large dog

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • IMIDACLOPRID
      • Guarantee/concentration 8.8 %
    • PERMETHRIN
      • Guarantee/concentration 44 %
    • PYRIPROXYFEN
      • Guarantee/concentration .44 %

7. b) Type of formulation.

Other (specify)

Spot-on

Application Information

8. Product was applied?

Yes

9. Application Rate.

4

Units: mL

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 2018, a 10 year old, 55 pound, neutered, female, Retriever - Labrador dog, in unknown condition, with no known concomitant medical conditions, was administered 1 tube of K9 Advantix II Extra Large Dog (Imidacloprid-Permethrin-Pyriproxyfen) via the topical route by the animal owner.

To be determined by Registrant

12. In your opinion, was the product used according to the label instructions?

No

Subform III: Domestic Animal Incident Report

1. Source of Report

Animal's Owner

2. Type of animal affected

Dog / Chien

3. Breed

Labrador Retriever

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Female

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

10

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

24.948

kg

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

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

12. How long did the symptoms last?

Persisted until death

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 an unspecified date post application in 2018, the dog developed alopecia. On approximately 23-Jul - 2018, the dog died. No known necropsy was performed. Due to the sensitive nature of the communication specific relevant details were not obtained nor will they be sought. The reason for the initial call was to discuss use of the product and not to report the death in this event. 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 Off-label use (dose too high). Reported alopecia is not expected to be generalized but rather be linked to the application site. Reported death is not expected in dog after product application, as inconsistent with pharmaco-toxicological product profile. Moreover, the intent of the phone call to discuss use of the product and not to report the death in this event. No signs of allergy/anaphylactic reaction reported. Even though time to onset unknown, occurrence of sign within window of allergic/anaphylactic reaction (within 1 day) unlikely, as would have been reported in close proximity. Other causes are more probable in this geriatric dog. Though low level of information (medical history and necropsy details are unknown), considering overall aspects, a product connection deemed to be unlikely.