Environmental Science and Pollution Research (2018) 25:3945–3950 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-017-1090-z EDITORIAL Editorial: Special Issue “Effect-related evaluation of anthropogenic trace substances—concepts for genotoxicity, neurotoxicity and endocrine effects” 1 2 3 2 Tamara Grummt & Thomas-Benjamin Seiler & Thomas Braunbeck & Henner Hollert Received: 3 December 2017 /Accepted: 18 December 2017 /Published online: 11 January 2018 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2018 The “Health-Related Indicator Value” concept and has been accepted by various stakeholder groups includ- ing public health authorities, water suppliers, and consumer The number of non-regulated issues for drinking water will organizations. The HRIV concept provides an instrument to continue to rise due to (1) a further increase in the input of estimate event-related immediate potential risks within a nar- anthropogenic trace substances and (2) drastical improve- row time frame. The resulting management options ensure the ments of methods. In fact, for the majority of the newly iden- security of drinking water supplies. At the same time, the tified substances, there are no or only insufficient toxicologi- harmonized approach within the administrative sphere pro- cal data. As a consequence, a comprehensive toxicological vides legal certainty. assessment is not possible. Nevertheless, in the context of drinking water provision, assessment of
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