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EPA Records Schedule 326

Status: (to be superseded) Final, 08/31/2011

Title: Reregistration Eligibility Decision (RED) Case File

Program: Pesticides

Applicability: Headquarters

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.


Formerly called Registration and Reregistration Standards. Records contain information relating to the development of a reregistration eligibility decision. Records consist of correspondence, fact sheets, Federal Register notices, briefing materials, science reviews, RED drafts with comments and concurrences, and final RED and pertinent accompanying documents.

Records are indexed as part of the Pesticides Document Management System (PDMS), scheduled as EPA 335.

Disposition Instructions:

Item a(1): Record copy - Nonelectronic

Item a(2): Record copy - Electronic

Item a(3): Electronic copy of records transferred to the National Archives


Records that are microfilmed are to be produced in accordance with 36 CFR 1230.10 and 36 CFR 1230.20.

See SOP for compiling RED Administrative Records in SRRD.

Specific legal citations include:

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.

The following changes were made in the 02/29/2008 version:

The following disposition items were changed in the 12/20/2006 version:

Item d for electronic copies created with word processing and electronic mail applications deleted 08/18/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.


Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Office of Pesticide Programs, Special Review and Reregistration Division

Related Schedules:

EPA 335

Previous NARA Disposal Authority:


Entry: 08/21/1992

EPA Approval: 01/08/2007

NARA Approval: 08/07/2007

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