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EPA Records Schedule 364

Status: (to be superseded) Final, 08/31/2011

Title: Special Accident Investigations and Case Studies

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.

Description:

Detailed investigations and studies of significant accidents and episodes resulting from the misuse of pesticides. Incidents such as the destruction of flocks of birds, the death of children or farm workers, and the loss of livestock are covered in the file.

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

Guidance:

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:

Item b for electronic copies created with word processing and electronic mail applications deleted 08/21/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.

Custodians:

Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Office of Pesticide Programs, Information Resources and Services Division

Related Schedules:

Previous NARA Disposal Authority:

NC1-412-76-9/38, NC1-412-85-24/36

Entry: 11/23/1992

EPA Approval: 01/08/2007

NARA Approval: 08/14/2007

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