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Pesticide Program Pesticide Monitoring Database 2005

Welcome to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pesticide Monitoring Database for Fiscal Year 2005. 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 7,924 samples from over 100 countries that were analyzed under the regulatory monitoring component of FDA pesticide programs for Fiscal Year 2005. (No data from the Incidence/Level Monitoring or Total Diet Study are included.) 2,638 of the samples were of domestic origin, and 5,286 were imports.

Summary Files
File Name Decompresses to Size of final file
# of records
File Definition
PROD2005.ZIP
21 KB compressed
PROD2005.TXT 110 KB
1,573 records
2005 summary file by country/foodproduct combination (without regard to pesticide)
CHEMDOM2005.ZIP
5 KB compressed
CHEMDOM2005.TXT 23 KB
438 records
2005 summary file by U.S./pesticide combination (without regard to product)
CHEMIMP2005.ZIP
110 KB compressed
CHEMIMP2005.TXT 919 KB
21,352 records
2005 summary file by country/pesticide combination (without regard to product)
US2005.ZIP
288 KB compressed
US2005.TXT 4.99 MB
47,706 records
2005 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, all domestic products*
IMFR2005.ZIP
421 KB compressed
IMFR2005.TXT 8.09 MB
81,836 records
2005 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, imported fruits and nuts*
IMVE2005.ZIP
467 KB compressed
IMVE2005.TXT 8.53 MB
86,172 records
2005 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, imported vegetables and spices*
IMOT2005.ZIP
195 KB compressed
IMOT2005.TXT 3.67 MB
39,437 records
2005 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

SMPL2005.ZIP
505 KB compressed
SMPL2005.TXT 5.74 MB
32,017 records
2005 analytical data for each individual sample, as entered by FDA field chemist

 

Files of Additional Information

METH2005.ZIP
50 KB compressed
METH2005.TXT 369 KB
17,959 records
2005 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.