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Pesticide Monitoring Database 2000

June 2002

Welcome to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pesticide Monitoring Database for Fiscal Year 2000. 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 6,523 samples from over 80 countries that were analyzed under the regulatory monitoring component of FDA pesticide programs for Fiscal Year 2000. (No data from the Incidence/Level Monitoring or Total Diet Study are included.) 2,525 of the samples were of domestic origin, and 3,998 were imports.

Summary Files


File Name


Decompresses to

Size of final file
# of records


File Definition

PROD2000.ZIP
32 KB compressed

PROD2000.TXT

81 KB;
1,164 records

2000 summary file by country/food product combination (without regard to pesticide)

CHEM2000.ZIP
72 KB compressed

CHEM2000.TXT

456 KB;
10,889 records

2000 summary file by country/pesticide combination (without regard to product)

US2000.ZIP
178 KB compressed

US2000.TXT

2.72 MB;
27,333 records

2000 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, all domestic products*

IMFR2000.ZIP
193 KB compressed

IMFR2000.TXT

3.32 MB;
34,314 records

2000 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, imported fruits and nuts*

IMVE2000.ZIP
195 KB compressed

IMVE2000.TXT

3.44 MB;
34,975 records

2000 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, imported vegetables and spices*

IMOT2000.ZIP
79 KB compressed

IMOT2000.TXT

1.11 MB;
11,900 records

2000 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

SMPL2000.ZIP
379 KB compressed

SMPL2000.TXT

4.57 MB;
27,636 records

2000 analytical data for each individual sample, as entered by FDA field chemists

 

Files of Additional Information

METH2000.ZIP
60 KB compressed

METH2000.TXT

356 KB;
14,188 records

2000 list of pesticides covered by analytical methods used by FDA

ALLCODES.ZIP
109 KB compressed

ReadMe.txt, Country.txt, Chemical.txt, Extncode.txt, Detncode.txt, Prodcode.txt

428 KB

ReadMe explains the other files, which provide, respectively, additional information about: countries (of origin of samples), chemical names of residues, analytical extraction methods, analytical determinative 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 bpd/cjm/kwg on 2002-DEC-02