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EPA Records Schedule 348

Status: (to be superseded) Final, 08/31/2011

Title: Pesticide Usage Survey Data and Documentation

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.


Records consist of quantitative usage surveys conducted for EPA, reports of survey design, implementation, reports of results, basic data tapes, documentation, etc. Data obtained are quantitative data on the actual usage of pesticide products, by region, extent of usage, site and other information.

Disposition Instructions:

Item a(1): Final reports - Nonelectronic

Item a(2): Final reports - Electronic

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

Item b: Data and documentation for studies completed before 1987

Item c: Data and documentation for studies completed in 1987 and after

Item d: Contract implementation and administration records


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:


Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Office of Pesticide Programs, Biological and Economic Analysis Division

Related Schedules:

Previous NARA Disposal Authority:


Entry: 09/11/1992

EPA Approval: 01/08/2007

NARA Approval: 08/07/2007

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