EPA Records Schedule 692
Status: Final, 04/30/2007
Title: Enforcement - Pesticides Program
Program: Enforcement and Compliance Assurance
Function: 108-025-08 - Compliance and Enforcement
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.
Contains documents pertaining to the collection of pesticide samples, the laboratory analysis of the samples, the conformity of the packages and labeling to standards and sample content, discovery of violations, and enforcement of activities. File contains such records as sample collection reports, retailer's purchase orders from product shipment from which samples were taken, package labeling, lab analysis reports, case reviews, letters to manufacturers and charge sheets, and manufacturer's replies.
Item a: Record copy
Close inactive records upon completion or termination of case.
Destroy 8 years after file closure.
See EPA 207 for enforcement action files referred to Regional Counsel.
Reasons for Disposition:
The disposition instructions have been rewritten to allow for maintaining the record copy in EPA's electronic recordkeeping system. The retention has not changed.
Item b for electronic copies created with word processing and electronic mail applications deleted 08/23/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.
Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance
Previous NARA Disposal Authority:
NC174-255/13e, NC1-412-76-10, NC1-412-85-13/10e
EPA Approval: 11/16/2006
NARA Approval: 03/20/2007