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Table 6
U.S. Production, Imports, Exports, and Net Supply of Conventional Pesticides at Producer Level
1994 / 1995 Estimates
Category Active Ingredient Sales Value
(in billions of pounds) (in billions of dollars)
U.S. Production
1.3
7
U.S. Imports
0.2
2.2
Total Supply
1.5
9.2
U.S. Exports
0.5
2.6
Net Supply/Usage
1.0
6.6

Source: EPA estimates based on ACPA Surveys, Department of Commerce Publications, tabulations and other sources.

Figure 6
U.S. Production, Imports, Exports, and
Net Supply of Conventional Pesticides
1994 / 1995 Estimates
Visual summary of the data presented in Table 6

Table 7
U.S. Pesticide Production, Marketing, and User Sectors;
Profile of Number of Units Involved
1994 / 1995 Estimates
(Approximate Value)
PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION
Number of Units Involved in Basic Production
1. Major Basic Producers 18
2. Other Producers 100
3. Active Ingredients with Active Registrations
{FIFRA sec. 3 - federal or sec. 24(c) - state}
876
4. Active Ingredients with Food/Feed Tolerances 489
5. Number of Commodities with one or more Tolerances
- Raw ag. Commodity 282
- Raw animal product 17
- Process food 74
- Process feed 45
- Total Commodities 418
6. Number of Tolerances in Place (3/96) 9,649
- Raw ag. commodity (Sec. 408) 9,147
- Food Additive 230
- Feed Additive 272
7. Chemical Cases for Reregistration
- Pre-FIFRA '88 612
- Post-FIFRA '88 405
8. Active Ingredients for Reregistration
- Pre-FIFRA '88 1,138
- Post-FIFRA '88 590
9. Re-registrations Completed by 9/30/95 involving:
- Reregistration Eligibility Docs. (RED) Issued 121
- Active Ingredients 170
- Products 4,633
- Tolerances reassessed 1,000
10. New Active Ingredients Registered
- 1994 30
- 1995 31
11. Total Employment 6,000-10,000
12. Producing Establishments 7,300
Number of Units Involved in Distribution and Marketing
1. Formulators
- Major national 150-200
- Other 2,000
2. Distributors and Establishments
- Major national 250-350
- Other 16,900
3. Formulated Products with Registrations (6/96) 21,058
- Federal level 17,897
- State/24(c) 3,161
USER LEVEL
Number of Units Involved in Agricultural Sector
1. Land in Farms 945M acres
2. Harvested 296M acres
3. Total No. Farms 1.9M
4. No. Farms Using Chemicals for:
- Insect on hay/crops 480,000
- Nematodes 54,000
- Diseases on crops/orchards 121,000
- Weed/grass/bush 757,000
- Defoliation/fruit thinning 63,000
- Any or all of the above 1,449,000
(Items above are 1992 census numbers.)
5. No. Private Pesticide Applicators Registered 960,087
Number of Units Involved in Ind./Comm./Gov't Sector
1. No. Commercial Pest Control Firms 35,000-40,000
2. No. Certified Commercial Applicators 384,003
Number of Units Involved in Home & Garden Sector
1. Total U.S. Households ('94) 95M
2. No. Households Using; ('94)
- Insecticides 53M
- Fungicides 36M
- Herbicides 14M
- Repellents 17M
- Disinfectants 40M
- Any pesticides 70M
3. U.S. Population ('95 est.) 265M

Source: EPA estimates based on Agency file information and various other sources.
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