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|
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|PROD2009.TXT||118 KB||1,575||2009 summary file by country/foodproduct combination (without regard to pesticide)|
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|CHEM2009.TXT||1.2 MB||27,492||2009 summary file by country/pesticide combination (without regard to product)|
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|US2009.TXT||5.4 MB||55,357||2009 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, all domestic products*|
604 KB compressed
|IMFR2009.TXT||10.8 MB||112,322||2009 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, imported fruits and nuts*|
706 KB compressed
|IMVE2009.TXT||12.5 MB||130,622||2009 detailed data by country/food product/pesticide combination, imported vegetables and spices*|
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|
347 KB compressed
|SMPL2009.TXT||4.1 MB||21,321||2009 analytical data for each individual sample, as entered by FDA field chemist|
|Files of Additional Information|
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|METH2009.TXT||761 KB||30,223||2009 list of pesticides covered by analytical methods used by FDA|
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|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.
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