EPA Records Schedule 351
Status: Final, 08/31/2011
Title: Requests for EPA Company Number
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 correspondence from entities requesting an EPA company number. Requests come from companies who will be applying for pesticide registrations, companies that will become manufacturing establishments, consortia, distributors of EPA registered products, etc. A copy of the EPA response form letter is attached to each request.
Item a: Record copy
Close inactive records at end of month.
Destroy 3 months after file closure.
Information is entered into the Company Name and Address File module of the Pesticide Regulatory Tracking System - PRATS, covered by EPA 089 - Information Tracking Systems.
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, Office of Pesticide Programs, Information Resources and Services Division, Information Services Branch
- Contact: Jim Hollins
- Telephone: 703-305-5761
Previous NARA Disposal Authority:
EPA Approval: 03/09/2007
NARA Approval: 05/20/2008