EPA Records Schedule 226
Status: (to be superseded) Final, 06/30/2007
Title: Pesticides Imports Files
Function: 108-025-06-01 - Ensure Safe Use of Pesticides
NARA Disposal Authority:
This schedule authorizes the disposition of the record copy in any media (media neutral), excluding any records already in electronic form. Records designated for permanent retention must be transferred to the National Archives in accordance with NARA standards at the time of transfer.
Contains records on source and destination of pesticides imports into the United States. Documents include Notices of Arrival of Pesticides and Services (EPA form 3540-1) and attached registration label of product.
Item a: Record copy
Close inactive records at end of year.
Destroy 5 years after file closure.
Pesticides Facilities Files are scheduled as EPA 225.
Specific legal citations include:
- Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, as amended, Section 17
Reasons for Disposition:
The disposition instructions have been rewritten as media neutral to allow for maintaining the record copy in EPA's electronic recordkeeping system. The retention is unchanged.
Item b for electronic copies created with word processing and electronic mail applications deleted 08/18/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.
Previous NARA Disposal Authority:
EPA Approval: 12/20/2006
NARA Approval: 05/11/2007