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Pesticide Program Pesticide Monitoring Database 2009

Welcome to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pesticide Monitoring Database for Fiscal Year 2009. 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 in PDF (927 KB).

The following downloadable data files represent the samples from the United States and other countries that were analyzed under the regulatory monitoring component of FDA pesticide programs for Fiscal Year 2009. (No data from the Incidence/Level Monitoring or Total Diet Study are included.) 1,385 of the samples were of domestic origin, and 4,196 were imports.
    

File Name

Decompresses to

Size

Records

File Definition

Summary Files

PROD2009.ZIP
23 KB compressed

PROD2009.TXT

118 KB

1,5752009 summary file by country/foodproduct combination (without regard to pesticide)
CHEM2009.ZIP
139 KB compressed
CHEM2009.TXT1.2 MB
 
27,4922009 summary file by country/pesticide combination (without regard to product)
US2009.ZIP
321 KB compressed
US2009.TXT

5.4 MB

55,3572009 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, all domestic products*

IMFR2009.ZIP
604 KB compressed

IMFR2009.TXT

10.8 MB

112,3222009 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, imported fruits and nuts*
IMVE2009.ZIP
706 KB compressed
IMVE2009.TXT

12.5 MB

130,622

2009 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, imported vegetables and spices*
IMOT2009.ZIP
495 KB compressed
IMOT2009.TXT

9.0 MB

92,901

2009 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, all other imported food products*
Analytical Data File
SPML2009.ZIP
347 KB compressed
SMPL2009.TXT

4.1 MB

21,3212009 analytical data for each individual sample, as entered by FDA field chemist
Files of Additional Information
METH2009.ZIP
95 KB compressed
METH2009.TXT

761 KB

30,2232009 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

 * These four summary data files may be combined into a single database or used separately.

 

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 Young Lee, young.lee@fda.hhs.gov..