EPA Records Schedule 337
Status: Final, 08/31/2011
Title: Laboratory Test Reports and Supporting Documentation
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.
Records consist of laboratory reports of the receipt and tests made on pesticide samples and supporting documentation. Includes lab raw data, media/reagent preparation records, quality and control records, chain of custody, test results, sterilization and calibration records, temperature and air sampling records, inspection records, state testing program-related correspondence, state SOPs, and other reports and assessments produced by or related to work performed by the OPP labs.
Tests are done in the context of state or EPA regional support. Cases may result in litigation.
Item a: Record copy
Close inactive records at end of year.
Destroy 10 years after file closure.
Market Basket Surveys may be retired under this schedule.
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. File closure instructions have been added. 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.
Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Fort Meade, Micro Lab
- Contact: Susan Lawrence
- Telephone: 410-305-2954
Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Fort Meade, Analytical Chemistry Lab
- Contact: Theresa Cole
- Telephone: 410-305-2907
Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Stennis Space Center
- Contact: Gerry Pierce
- Telephone: 228-688-3217
Previous NARA Disposal Authority:
NC1-412-76-9/68, NC1-412-85-24/26, N1-412-95-2/15
EPA Approval: 03/09/2007
NARA Approval: 05/20/2008