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Pesticide Residue Monitoring 2003 Database

Welcome to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pesticide Monitoring Database for Fiscal Year 2003. 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 2003. (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 Name Decompresses to Size of final file
# of records
File Definition
PROD2003.ZIP
37 KB compressed
PROD2003.TXT 119 KB
1,711 records
2003 summary file by country/foodproduct combination (without regard to pesticide)
CHEM2003.ZIP
103 KB compressed
CHEM2003.TXT 699 KB
16,584 records
2003 summary file by country/pesticide combination (without regard to product)
US2003.ZIP
191 KB compressed
US2003.TXT 2.89 MB
28,972 records
2003 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, all domestic products*
IMFR2003.ZIP
330 KB compressed
IMFR2003.TXT 5.90 MB
60,876 records
2003 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, imported fruits and nuts*
IMVE2003.ZIP
374 KB compressed
IMVE2003.TXT 6.88 MB
69,316 records
2003 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, imported vegetables and spices*
IMOT2003.ZIP
148 KB compressed
IMOT2003.TXT 2.31 MB
24,467 records
2003 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

SMPL2003.ZIP
418 KB compressed
SMPL2003.TXT 4.82 MB
28,548 records
2003 analytical data for each individual sample, as entered by FDA field chemist

 

Files of Additional Information

METH2003.ZIP
60 KB compressed
METH2003.TXT 361 KB
14,410 records
2003 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 Mark Wirtz, mark.wirtz@fda.hhs.gov.