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Pesticide Residue Monitoring 2001 Database

April 2003

Welcome to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pesticide Monitoring Database for Fiscal Year 2001. 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 6,475 samples from over 100 countries that were analyzed under the regulatory monitoring component of FDA pesticide programs for Fiscal Year 2001. (No data from the Incidence/Level Monitoring or Total Diet Study are included.) 2,101 of the samples were of domestic origin, and 4,374 were imports.

Summary Files

File NameDecompresses toSize of final file
# of records
File Definition
PROD2001.ZIP
35 KB compressed
PROD2001.TXT100 KB;
1,448 records
2001 summary file by country/food product combination (without regard to pesticide)
CHEM2001.ZIP
82 KB compressed
CHEM2001.TXT541 KB;
12,925 records
2001 summary file by country/pesticide combination (without regard to product)
US2001.ZIP
167 KB compressed
US2001.TXT2.69 MB;
26,909 records
2001 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, all domestic products*
IMFR2001.ZIP
229 KB compressed
IMFR2001.TXT4.15 MB;
42,295 records
2001 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, imported fruits and nuts*
IMVE2001.ZIP
232 KB compressed
IMVE2001.TXT4.14 MB;
41,943 records
2001 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, imported vegetables and spices*
IMOT2001.ZIP
112 KB compressed
IMOT2001.TXT1.68 MB;
18,382 records
2001 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

File NameDecompresses toSize of final file
# of records
File Definition
SMPL2001.ZIP
343 KB compressed
SMPL2001.TXT4.02 MB;
24,280 records
2001 analytical data for each individual sample, as entered by FDA field chemists

Files of Additional Information

File NameDecompresses toSize of final file
# of records
File Definition
METH2001.ZIP 61 KB compressedMETH2001.TXT360 KB;
14,296 records
2001 list of pesticides covered by analytical methods used by FDA
ALLCODES.ZIP
67 KB compressed
ReadMe.txt
Country.txt
Chemical.txt
Extncode.txt
Detncode.txt
Prodcode.txt
243 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 kwg on 2003-APR-21

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