EPA Records Schedule 365
Status: (to be superseded) Final, 08/31/2011
Title: Reregistration Case Files
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 support reregistration for pesticide products containing active ingredients subject to FIFRA 88 reregistration under Phases 2-5. Files contain registrant response worksheets, correspondence, Federal Register notices, bibliographies, disciplinary and topical summaries, etc. Directory lists case number, review manager, chemical name and number. The records may be grouped into three categories: (1) Master files for B, C, and D lists containing product summary and site listing for active ingredient, and data requirement summary and generic data from Automated Response Tracking System (ARTS reports); (2) Part A files for B, C, and D lists containing Part A forms, correspondence with Part A registrants, and ARTS reports; and (3) Data Doer Company files containing Part B forms for B, C, and D lists, company correspondence, Agency decision letters, DCI and NOIS, science reviews. Files may contain materials from pre-1988 Data Call-In's or confidential business information which is restricted from public view.
Item a: Record copy
Close inactive records when registrant data commitments are final, or when product is canceled or suspended.
Destroy 15 years after file closure.
Records containing sensitive information must be shredded or otherwise definitively destroyed to protect confidentiality.
Specific legal citations include:
- Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, as amended, Sec. 3(g)
- 40 CFR Part 152.60
Reasons for Disposition:
The disposition instructions have been rewritten to allow for maintaining the record copy in EPA's electronic recordkeeping system. The retention is unchanged.
Item b for electronic copies created with word processing and electronic mail applications deleted 08/21/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.
Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Special Review and Reregistration Division
Previous NARA Disposal Authority:
EPA Approval: 03/09/2007
NARA Approval: 05/20/2008