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Pesticide Program Pesticide Monitoring Database 2006

Welcome to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pesticide Monitoring Database for Fiscal Year 2006. 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 5,512 samples from over 100 countries that were analyzed under the regulatory monitoring component of FDA pesticide programs for Fiscal Year 2006. (No data from the Incidence/Level Monitoring or Total Diet Study are included.) 1,260 of the samples were of domestic origin, and 4,252 were imports.

Summary Files
File Name Decompresses to Size of final file
# of records
File Definition
PRODDOM2006.ZIP
4 KB compressed
PRODDOM2006.TXT 14 KB
185 records
2006 summary file by U.S./foodproduct combination (without regard to pesticide)
PRODIMP2006.ZIP
16 KB compressed
PRODIMP2006.TXT 85 KB
1,213 records
2006 summary file by country/food product combination (without regard to pesticide)
CHEMDOM2006.ZIP
5 KB compressed
CHEMDOM2006.TXT 22 KB
430 records
2006 summary file by U.S./pesticide combination (without regard to product)
CHEMIMP2006.ZIP
103 KB compressed
CHEMIMP2006.TXT 869 KB
20,257 records
2006 summary file by country/pesticide combination (without regard to product)
US2006.ZIP
194 KB compressed
US2006.TXT 3.53 MB
33,744 records
2006 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, all domestic products*
IMFR2006.ZIP
335 KB compressed
IMFR2006.TXT 6.66 MB
67,021 records
2006 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, imported fruits and nuts*
IMVE2006.ZIP
371 KB compressed
IMVE2006.TXT 6.84 MB
70,521 records
2006 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, imported vegetables and spices*
IMOT2006.ZIP
196 KB compressed
IMOT2006.TXT 3.71 MB
38,888 records
2006 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

SMPL2006.ZIP
354 KB compressed
SMPL2006.TXT 3.83 MB
22,288 records
2006 analytical data for each individual sample, as entered by FDA field chemist

 

Files of Additional Information

METH2006.ZIP
50 KB compressed
METH2006.TXT 351 KB
17,959 records
2006 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
243 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 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.