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|
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|PROD2010.TXT||131 KB||1,751||2010 summary file by country/foodproduct combination (without regard to pesticide)|
171 KB compressed
||34,669||2010 summary file by country/pesticide combination (without regard to product)|
385 KB compressed
|US2010.TXT||6.38 MB||65,024||2010 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, all domestic products*|
781 KB compressed
|IMFR2010.TXT||13.6 MB||116,936||2010 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, imported fruits and nuts*|
958 KB compressed
|IMVE2010.TXT||16.2 MB||172,024||2010 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, imported vegetables and spices*|
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|
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|
93.8 KB compressed
|METH2010.TXT||761 KB||30,251||2010 list of pesticides covered by analytical methods used by FDA|
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|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.
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