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

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Commodity Number of Samples   Number of Pesticides Analyzed
  Total   Residues Detected Residues as a Percentage of Tolerance Illegal Residues Detected
        0-9.9% 10-49.9% 50-100%  
TOTALS 1695 1695 320 177 137 6 0
ALMOND 220 220 0 0 0 0 0
APRICOT 35 35 4 4 0 0 0
BROCCOLI 31 31 4 4 0 0 0
CANTALOUPE 115 115 16 7 7 2 0
CELERY (LEAFY VEGETABLE) 11 11 0 0 0 0 0
CHERRY 13 13 0 0 0 0 0
CORN, SWEET (FRESH MKT. AND GRAIN CROP) 30 30 0 0 0 0 0
CUCURBITS (ALL OR UNSPEC) 5 5 0 0 0 0 0
GRAPES (ALL OR UNSPEC) 24 24 23 6 17 0 0
HONEYDEW AND/OR HONEY BALL MELONS 223 223 5 2 3 0 0
LEMON 80 80 60 55 5 0 0
MELONS (ALL OR UNSPEC) 73 73 14 11 3 0 0
NECTARINE 195 195 57 30 24 3 0
ORANGE (ALL OR UNSPEC) 417 417 92 31 61 0 0
ORANGE, SWEET 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
PEAR 35 35 1 0 1 0 0
PLUM (INCLUDES WILD PLUMS FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION) 35 35 0 0 0 0 0
POTATO (WHITE, IRISH, RED, RUSSET) 6 6 1 1 0 0 0
PRUNE 21 21 0 0 0 0 0
SQUASH (ALL OR UNSPEC) 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
STRAWBERRY (ALL OR UNSPEC) 99 99 40 24 15 1 0
TANGELO 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
TANGERINE (MANDARIN, SATSUMA, MURCOTT, ETC.) 5 5 3 2 1 0 0
WATERMELONS 17 17 0 0 0 0 0