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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2019-3596

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: USA-BAYERBAH-2019-US0031784 (Report 573272)

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.

17-JUN-19

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: TENNESSEE

6. Date incident was first observed.

10-JUN-19

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 Dog (unspecified)

  • Active Ingredient(s)
    • FLUMETHRIN
      • Guarantee/concentration 4.5 %
    • 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 an unspecified date in approximately 2018, a female Shih Tzu dog of unknown signalment and reproductive status, in unknown condition, with the concomitant medical condition of heart failure, and is administered an unspecified oral heart medication daily since approximately 2017, had 1 Seresto Dog (unspecified) (Flumethrin-Imidacloprid) collar placed around the neck by the animal 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

Shih Tzu

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Female

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

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
  • Nervous and Muscular Systems
    • Symptom - Collapse
  • Gastrointestinal System
    • Symptom - Anorexia

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 approximately 10-Jun-2019, the dog exhibited anorexia. On 13-Jun-2019, the dog collapsed. The dog was evaluated by the veterinarian, no treatments were performed, and the dog died. No necropsy was performed. Due to the sensitive nature of the communication, specific relevant event details were not obtained, nor will such be sought. The intent of the call was to ask if an unopened unit of the product could be refunded for, not to report the 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 Anorexia is unspecific and may have numerous other causes. Signs may occur initially after collar administration but are not expected to appear after long time. Collapse and further reported death are not expected following appropriate topical product application as inconsistent with product's 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. This is supported by the extremely low systemic exposure with imidacloprid and flumethrin, particularly during the first week after application and also thereafter. No signs of anaphylaxis reported which would have occurred in close proximity to the collar application. Animal had concomitant medical condition of heart failure which may have contributed to serious outcome. The intent of the call was about refund of the collar and not to report the event. Time to onset is long. Considering overall aspects, product relation is unlikely.