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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2018-6926

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: 180140572

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.

19-AUG-18

5. Location of incident.

Country: CANADA

Prov / State: ONTARIO

6. Date incident was first observed.

30-JUL-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. 26413      PMRA Submission No.       EPA Registration No.

Product Name: Zodiac Double Action Flea And Tick Shampoo For Dogs And Cats

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • (S)-METHOPRENE
    • PIPERONYL BUTOXIDE
    • PYRETHRINS

7. b) Type of formulation.

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 July 29, 2018, the owner bathed the dog with this product to treat a condition.

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

Chihuahua Mix

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Male

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

1.0

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

4.0

kg

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

9. What was the length of exposure?

Unknown / Inconnu

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

>8 hrs <=24 hrs / > 8 h < = 24 h

11. List all symptoms

System

  • Skin
    • Symptom - Pruritus

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

Unknown/Inconnu

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 July 30, 2018, the dog became symptomatic. On August 19, 2018, the owner contacted the Animal Product Safety Service (APSS) as the dog's signs were still ongoing. The APSS veterinarian stated that the risk is for dermal sensitivity and paresthesia that should be mild and self-limiting. The APSS assistant recommended the owner monitor at home, bathe the dog with dog shampoo, call the regular veterinarian (for any flea and tick recommendations), apply a cold compress (to relieve any irritated skin), and to call back with questions. The APSS assistant also recommended the owner vacuum every day to help remove any flea eggs that could be in the carpet.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Minor

19. Provide supplemental information here

The APSS veterinarian stated that the substance was considered to have a doubtful likelihood of causing the clinical situation. Signs were expected to be mild and self-limiting.