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Pesticide Residue Monitoring 2002 Database

March 2004

 

Welcome to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pesticide Monitoring Database for Fiscal Year 2002. Files must be downloaded for further use. No online search capability is available for these files.

A report based on the information in this database is also available.

The following downloadable data files represent the 6,766 samples from over 100 countries that were analyzed under the regulatory monitoring component of FDA pesticide programs for Fiscal Year 2002. (No data from the Incidence/Level Monitoring or Total Diet Study are included.) 2,122 of the samples were of domestic origin, and 4,644 were imports.

Summary Files
File NameDecompresses toSize of final file
# of records
File Definition
PROD2002.ZIP
34 KB compressed
PROD2002.TXT102 KB
1,471 records
2002 summary file by country/foodproduct combination (without regard to pesticide)
CHEM2002.ZIP
90 KB compressed
CHEM2002.TXT599 KB
14,361 records
2002 summary file by country/pesticide combination (without regard to product)
US2002.ZIP
346 KB compressed
US2002.TXT2.22 MB
23,463 records
2002 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, all domestic products*
IMFR2002.ZIP
234 KB compressed
IMFR2002.TXT3.93 MB
41,913 records
2002 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, imported fruits and nuts*
IMVE2002.ZIP
255 KB compressed
IMVE2002.TXT4.37 MB
45,717 records
2002 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, imported vegetables and spices*
IMOT2002.ZIP
133 KB compressed
IMOT2002.TXT2.01 MB
22,878 records
2002 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, all other imported food products*
* These four summary data files may be combined into a single database or used separately.

 

Analytical Data File
SMPL2002.ZIP
346 KB compressed
SMPL2002.TXT4.00 MB
24,652 records
2002 analytical data for each individual sample, as entered by FDA field chemist

 

Files of Additional Information
METH2002.ZIP
60 KB compressed
METH2002.TXT361 KB
14,410 records
2002 list of pesticides covered by analytical methods used by FDA
ALLCODES.ZIP
67 KB compressed
ReadMe.txt,
Country.txt,
Chemical.txt,
Detncode.txt,
Prodcode.txt
244 KBReadMe explains the other files, which provide, respectively, additional information about: countries (of origin of samples), chemical names of residues, analytical extraction methods, analytical detection methods, and product codes of samples

The sizes of compressed and expanded files are approximate and are provided so the user can estimate download times and disk space requirements.

Information on the structure and content of the data files are described in the User's Manual.

PLEASE READ THE MANUAL BEFORE USING THE DATA FILES.


To report access problems, contact Fred Fry, frederick.fry@fda.hhs.gov.

To comment on the Pesticide Monitoring Database content or request further information, contact Ronald Roy, ronald.roy@fda.hhs.gov.

 

Hypertext updated by cjm June 23, 2004