Table 6. Characterization of Residues from the Analysis of the Priority Pesticide Commodity Samples Relative to Pesticide Tolerances

Commodity Number of Samples Number of Pesticides Analyzed
    Total Pesticides Detected Residues as a Percentage of Tolerance Illegal 1Residues Detected
        0-9.9% 10-49.9% 50-100%  
TOTALS 1472 1472 291 205 76 7 3
APRICOT 27 27 2 1 1 0 0
BOK CHOY 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
BROCCOLI 82 82 14 14 0 0 0
CABBAGE 14 14 1 1 0 0 0
CANTALOUPE 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
CARROTS (ROOT CROP) 15 15 5 4 1 0 0
CASABA MELON 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
CAULIFLOWER 20 20 1 1 0 0 0
CELERY (LEAFY VEGETABLE) 151 151 36 23 11 1 1
CITRUS FRUITS (ALL OR UNSPEC) 5 5 0 0 0 0 0
CORN, SWEET (FRESH MKT. AND GRAIN CROP) 23 23 0 0 0 0 0
CUCUMBER (PICKLING, CHINESE, ETC.) 5 5 0 0 0 0 0
GRAPEFRUIT 18 18 2 2 0 0 0
GRAPES (ALL OR UNSPEC) 89 89 12 8 4 0 0
HONEYDEW AND/OR HONEY BALL MELONS 6 6 3 3 0 0 0
LEMON 51 51 25 18 5 1 1
LETTUCE (ALL OR UNSPEC) 22 22 2 2 0 0 0
LETTUCE, CRISPHEAD TYPES (ICEBERG, HEAD LETTUCE) 84 84 27 23 4 0 0
LETTUCE, LEAF (ALL OR UNSPEC) 29 29 11 10 1 0 0
LETTUCE, ROMAINE OR COS 23 23 12 8 4 0 0
MELONS (ALL OR UNSPEC) 8 8 4 4 0 0 0
NECTARINE 97 97 10 2 6 2 0
OKRA (GUMBO) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
ONION (DRY, SPANISH, WHITE, YELLOW, RED, ETC.) 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
ORANGE (ALL OR UNSPEC) 449 449 46 26 19 0 1
ORANGE, SWEET 8 8 6 1 5 0 0
PEACH 29 29 4 4 0 0 0
PEAR 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
PEAS, SUCCULENT (ENGLISH, GARDEN, CANNING, ETC.) 3 3 2 2 0 0 0
PEPPERS (FRUITING VEGETABLE), (BELL,CHILI, ETC.) 22 22 7 7 0 0 0
PLUM (INCLUDES WILD PLUMS FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION) 29 29 11 11 0 0 0
POTATO (WHITE, IRISH, RED, RUSSET) 27 27 0 0 0 0 0
PRUNE 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
SPINACH 23 23 19 10 7 2 0
STRAWBERRY (ALL OR UNSPEC) 70 70 24 15 8 1 0
TANGELO 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
TANGERINE (MANDARIN, SATSUMA, MURCOTT, ETC.) 5 5 1 1 0 0 0
TOMATO 26 26 4 4 0 0 0

1 Total of Residues detected but no tolerance established and residues which exceed tolerance.