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Consumer Product Safety

Incident Report

Subform I: General Information

1. Report Type.

New incident report

Incident Report Number: 2020-2248

2. Registrant Information.

Registrant Reference Number: USA-BAYERBAH-2020-US0024279 (Report 639797)

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.

28-MAY-20

5. Location of incident.

Country: UNITED STATES

Prov / State: NEW YORK

6. Date incident was first observed.

01-MAY-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 collar Large Dog

  • 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 approximately 01-Jan-2019, a 9 year old male, Shepherd Dog - Australian dog, of unknown weight and reproductive status, in unknown condition, with no known concomitant medical conditions, had 1 Seresto Large Dog (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

Australian Shepherd Dog

4. Number of animals affected

1

5. Sex

Male

6. Age (provide a range if necessary )

9

7. Weight (provide a range if necessary )

Unknown

8. Route(s) of exposure

Skin

9. What was the length of exposure?

>1 mo <= 6 mos / > 1 mois < = 6 mois

10. Time between exposure and onset of symptoms

>2 mos <=6 mos / > 2 mois < = 6 mois

11. List all symptoms

System

  • General
    • Symptom - Neoplasia
    • Specify - Lipoma
    • 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 approximately 01-May-2019, the dog developed several lipomas. On approximately 28-May-2019, the dog died. No necropsy was performed.


To be determined by Registrant

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

Death

19. Provide supplemental information here

N - Unlikely Reported lipoma is not expected following appropriate topical product application. Time to onset is long. Later reported serious outcome of death is 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. Time to onset is long. Although no necropsy performed, product involvement is not likely. Moreover, the reporter called Bayer to inquire about product use in general and not to report this event and apparently did not see a relation between product use and the signs reported. Considering the product profile and onset time, product involvement is deemed unlikely.