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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2018-6152

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 180135062

Registrant Name (Full Legal Name no abbreviations): Wellmark International

Address: 100 Stone Road West, Suite 111

City: Guelph

Prov / State: Ontario

Country: Canada

Postal Code: N1G5L3

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

Domestic Animal

4. Date registrant was first informed of the incident.

10-AUG-18

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: ARIZONA

6. Date incident was first observed.

10-AUG-18

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. 2724-274

Product Name: Starbar Golden Malrin Fly Bait 1% Methomyl

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • (Z)-9-TRICOSENE
      • Guarantee/concentration .049 %
    • METHOMYL
      • Guarantee/concentration 1 %

7. b) Type of formulation.

Bait

Application Information

8. Product was applied?

No

9. Application Rate.

10. Site pesticide was applied to (select all that apply).

11. Provide any additional information regarding application (how it was applied, amount applied, the size of the area treated etc).

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

Domestic Unspecified

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Unknown

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

8. Route(s) of exposure

Oral

9. What was the length of exposure?

<=15 min / <=15 min

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

<=30 min / <=30 min

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?

Accidental ingestion/Ingestion accident.

17. Provide any additional details about the incident

(eg. description of the frequency and severity of the symptoms

On the morning of August 10, 2018, the owner found the dog collapsed and dead near some spilled bait. Soon after, the owner contacted the Animal Product Safety Service (APSS) whose veterinarian stated that methomyl is a carbamate that is rapidly absorbed after ingestion, but does not accumulate in the tissues and that it does not "age" on the receptors like organophosphates (OPs) do, so signs are often short-lived. The APSS veterinarian also stated that signs occur within minutes after ingestion. The APSS veterinarian further stated that if not a lethal exposure, signs are expected to resolve spontaneously due to the reversible nature of carbamate toxicity.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here

This was an off label use of the product, as the bait is not to be placed anywhere that animals might have access to it. At the time of this report, a necropsy was not pending.

Subform III: Domestic Animal Incident Report

1. Source of Report

Animal's Owner

2. Type of animal affected

Dog / Chien

3. Breed

Domestic Unspecified

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Unknown

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

8. Route(s) of exposure

Oral

9. What was the length of exposure?

<=15 min / <=15 min

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

<=30 min / <=30 min

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Nervous and Muscular Systems
    • Symptom - Seizure
  • 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?

Accidental ingestion/Ingestion accident.

17. Provide any additional details about the incident

(eg. description of the frequency and severity of the symptoms

On the morning of August 10, 2018, the owner found the dog seized, collapsed, and died near some spilled bait. Soon after, the owner contacted the Animal Product Safety Service (APSS) whose veterinarian stated that methomyl is a carbamate that is rapidly absorbed after ingestion but does not accumulate in the tissues and it does not "age" on the receptors like organophosphates (OP's) do, so signs are often short-lived. The APSS veterinarian also stated that signs occur within minutes after ingestion. The APSS veterinarian further stated that if not a lethal exposure, signs are expected to resolve spontaneously due to the reversible nature of carbamate toxicity.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here

This was an off label use of the product, the bait is not to be anywhere that animals may have access. At the time of this report, a necropsy was not pending.