Letter to the editor regarding Collard et al. (2023): “Persistence and mobility (defined as organic-carbon partitioning) do not correlate to the detection of substances found in surface and groundwater: Criticism of the regulatory concept of persistent and mobile substances”

Hans Peter H. Arp*, Raoul Wolf, Sarah E. Hale, Sivani Baskaran, Juliane Glüge, Martin Scheringer, Xenia Trier, Ian T. Cousins, Harrie Timmer, Roberta Hofman-Caris, Anna Lennquist, André D. Bannink, Gerard J. Stroomberg, Rosa M.A. Sjerps, Rosa Montes, Rosario Rodil, José Benito Quintana, Daniel Zahn, Hervé Gallard, Tobias MohrIvo Schliebner, Michael Neumann*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorAcademic

2 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Article number165927
JournalScience of the Total Environment
Early online date31 Jul 2023
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2024


  • CLP regulation
  • Drinking water
  • PMT and vPvM
  • Water protection

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