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Pesticide Program Pesticide Monitoring Database 2010

Welcome to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pesticide Monitoring Database for Fiscal Year 2010. 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 (743 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 2010. (No data from the Incidence/Level Monitoring or Total Diet Study are included.) 1,449 of the samples were of domestic origin, and 5,086 were imports.

File Name Decompresses to Size Records File Definition
Summary Files
PROD2010.ZIP
24.3 KB compressed
PROD2010.TXT 131 KB 1,751 2010 summary file by country/foodproduct combination (without regard to pesticide)
CHEM2010.ZIP
171 KB compressed
CHEM2010.TXT 1.53 MB
 
34,669 2010 summary file by country/pesticide combination (without regard to product)
US2010.ZIP
385 KB compressed
US2010.TXT 6.38 MB 65,024 2010 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, all domestic products*
IMFR2010.ZIP
781 KB compressed
IMFR2010.TXT 13.6 MB 116,936 2010 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, imported fruits and nuts*
IMVE2010.ZIP
958 KB compressed
IMVE2010.TXT 16.2 MB 172,024 2010 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, imported vegetables and spices*
IMOT2010.ZIP
645 KB compressed
IMOT2010.TXT 11.2 MB 116,936 2010 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, all other imported food products*
Analytical Data File
SPML2010.ZIP
403 KB compressed
SMPL2010.TXT 4.39 MB 24,989 2010 analytical data for each individual sample, as entered by FDA field chemist
Files of Additional Information
METH2010.ZIP
93.8 KB compressed
METH2010.TXT 761 KB 30,251 2010 list of pesticides covered by analytical methods used by FDA
ALLCODES.ZIP
51.5 KB compressed
ReadMe.txt
Country.txt
Chemical.txt
Detncode.txt
Prodcode.txt
250 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.

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