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Table 2 Actual and potential contributions of regulatory bodies and research community for meaningful implementation of NTS in regulatory chemical monitoring and management

From: High resolution mass spectrometry-based non-target screening can support regulatory environmental monitoring and chemicals management

Regulatory body

Research community

Complete lists of marketed chemicals

Analytical methods

Characteristics of chemicals (from dossiers)

Data evaluation tools, workflows and platforms

Tonnage data and exposure categories (from dossiers)

Improved prediction models for PBT, PMT

Additional analytical data from industry (e.g. mass spectra)

Prioritization schemes based on experimental occurrence, fate and toxicity data

Reference standards from industry

 Pilot case studies

Clarification of data ownership and data sharing

  1. PBT persistent, bioaccumulative, toxic, PMT persistent, mobile, toxic