Results of China Market Textile and Footwear Spot Checks in December 2014

Vol. 807 | January 07, 2015

Leather Footwear

The Qingdao Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for leather footwear. The spot check inspected 10 batches of samples; one batch was found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to QB/T 1002-2005 “Leather shoes.” The key items inspected on these samples were appearance, whole shoe flexing, sole abrasion, peeling strength of upper and sole, hardness of shank, stiffness of shank and heel hardness.

Primary failed item: heel hardness.

Footwear

The Market and Quality Supervision Commission of Shenzhen Municipality launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for footwear. The spot check inspected 10 batches of samples; no batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to QB/T 1002-2005 “Leather shoes,” GB/T 22756-2008 “Leather Sandals” and related standards. The key items inspected on leather shoes were appearance, peeling strength of upper and sole, whole shoe flexing, sole abrasion, heel attachment, upper pull out strength and heel hardness. The key items inspected on leather sandals were appearance, flexing resistance, sole abrasion, peeling strength, heel hardness, heel attachment, upper pull out strength and colorfastness to rubbing of lining.

Footwear (2)

The Guizhou Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for footwear. The spot check inspected 5 batches of samples; no batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to HG/T 2017-2011 “Sports Shoes,” HG/T 2495-2007 “Labour shoes,” QB/T 1002-2005 “Leather shoes” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were appearance, peeling strength of upper and sole, whole shoe flexing, abrasion resistance, heel hardness, breaking strength, elongation at break of outsole, slip resistance for outsole, bond strength for insole and outsole, abrasion resistance for outsole and resistance to aging by heat air.

Products with Filling Materials

The Qingdao Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for wool batting. The spot check inspected 15 batches of samples; one batch was found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to GB 18383-2007 “General technical requirements for products with filling materials,” GB 18401-2010 “National general safety technical code for textile products,” GB/T 22796-2009 “Quilts, Quilt cover” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were formaldehyde, pH value, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to dry rubbing, colorfastness to washing, AZO, materials requirements, health requirements and fiber content.

Primary failed items: formaldehyde and materials requirements. 

Knitted Thermal Underwear

The Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for knitted thermal underwear. The spot check inspected 30 batches of samples; one batch was found unqualified. 

This spot check was conducted according to GB 18401-2010 “National general safety technical code for textile products,” GB 5296.4-2012 “Instructions for use of products of consumer interest–Part 4: Textiles and apparel,” FZ/T 01053-2007 “Textiles–Designation of fiber content,” GB/T 29862-2013 “Textiles–Identification of fiber content,” GB/T 8878-2009 “Cotton Knitted Underwear,” FZ/T 73022-2012 “Knitted thermal underwear,” FZ/T 73024-2006 “Knitted Underwear In Chemical Fibres” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were fiber content, formaldehyde, pH value, colorfastness to dry rubbing, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to perspiration, warmth retention and AZO.

 Primary failed item: fiber content.

Silk Quilts

The Jiangsu Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for silk quilts. The spot check inspected 89 batches of samples; 38 batches were found unqualified.

Primary failed items: fiber content, pH value, filling weight tolerance, filling quality, oil and fat content and label.

Knitted Underwear, Woolen Sweaters and Knitted Garments

The Ningbo Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for knitted underwear, woolen sweaters and knitted garments.

Products

Total batches

Unqualified batches

Knitted underwear

4

0

Woolen sweater

9

0

Knitted garments

12

0

 

Neckties, Towels, Suits, Down Products and Decorative Fabric

The Shaoxing Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for neckties, towels, suits, down products and decorative fabric.

Products

Total batches

Unqualified batches

Neckties

10

0

Towels

3

0

Suits

6

0

Down products

10

0

Decorative fabric

5

0

 

Cotton Wadded Apparel

The Jiangsu Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection (risk monitor) for cotton wadded apparel. The spot check inspected 95 batches of samples; 59 batches were found unqualified.

The key items inspected on these samples were fiber content, formaldehyde, pH value, colorfastness and seam slippage. The key risk monitor items were filling leakage, washing tolerance, appearance after washing and materials requirements.

Primary failed items: label, fiber content, seam slippage, pH value and colorfastness.

Leather Garments

The Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for leather garments. The spot check inspected 50 batches of samples; 5 batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to GB 18401-2010 “National general safety technical code for textile products,” QB/T 1615-2006 “Leather Garment,” GB 20400-2006 “Leather and Fur–Limit of harmful matter” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were materials, accessories, seaming requirements, appearance, tear strength (leather), colorfastness to rubbing (leather), label, free formaldehyde (leather), AZO (leather), formaldehyde (fabric), AZO (fabric), colorfastness to water, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to dry rubbing, pH value and odor.

Primary failed items: tear strength (leather) and colorfastness to rubbing (leather).

Women's Apparel

The Administration of Quality and Technical Supervision of Guangdong Province launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for women's apparel. The spot check inspected 101 batches of samples; 28 batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to GB 18401-2010 “National general safety technical code for textile products,” GB 5296.4-2012 “Instructions for use of products of consumer interest–Part 4: Textiles and apparel,” GB/T 29862-2013 “Textiles–Identification of fiber content,” FZ/T 81004-2012 “Skirts and Skirted suit,” FZ/T 81006-2007 “Jeanswear,” FZ/T 81007-2012 “Casual Wear,” FZ/T 73005-2012 “Low wool content and wool like knitting goods,” FZ/T 73018-2012 “Wool Knitting Goods,” FZ/T 73020-2012 “Knitted Casual Wear,” FZ/T 73026-2006 “Knitted Skirt Suit,” GB/T 22849-2009 “Knitted T-shirt,” GB/T 18132-2008 “Silk Garments” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were label, fiber content, formaldehyde, pH value, AZO, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to rubbing, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to washing, colorfastness to dry cleaning, colorfastness to light, cross staining and seam properties.

Primary failed items: label, fiber content, pH value, colorfastness to light and seam properties.

Knitted Underwear

The Administration of Quality and Technical Supervision of Guangdong Province launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for knitted underwear. The spot check inspected 96 batches of samples; 20 batches were found unqualified. 

This spot check was conducted according to GB 18401-2010 “National general safety technical code for textile products,” GB 5296.4-2012 “Instructions for use of products of consumer interest–Part 4: Textiles and apparel,” GB/T 29862-2013 “Textiles–Identification of fiber content,” FZ/T 73011-2004 “Knitted Binder,” FZ/T 73012-2008 “Brassiere,” FZ/T 73016-2006 “Knitted Thermal Underwear–Wadding Category,” FZ/T 73019.1-2010 “Knitted Constrictive In-Wear  Elastic-Style,” FZ/T 73019.2-2013 “Knitted Constrictive In-Wear Elastic-Style,” FZ/T 73022-2012 “Knitted thermal underwear,” FZ/T 73024-2006 “Knitted Underwear In Chemical Fibres,” GB/T 8878-2009 “Cotton Knitted Underwear,” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were label, fiber content, formaldehyde, pH value, AZO, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to rubbing, colorfastness to perspiration and colorfastness to washing.

Primary failed items: label, fiber content and colorfastness to perspiration.

Wool Knitted Goods

The Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for wool knitted goods. The spot check inspected 60 batches of samples; 5 batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to GB 18401-2010 “National general safety technical code for textile products,” GB/T 29862-2013 “Textiles–Identification of fiber content” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were fiber content, formaldehyde, pH value, AZO, colorfastness to dry rubbing, colorfastness to perspiration and colorfastness to water.

Primary failed items: fiber content, colorfastness to perspiration and colorfastness to water.

Contacts:

Shanghai Ms.Dora Tang
Tel: +86 21 6091 7076 
dora.tang@intertek.com

Guangzhou Ms.Liu Hui Li
Tel: +86 20 2820 9274
huili.liu@intertek.com

Tianjin Mr.Howard Xing
Tel: +86 22 8371 2820
howard.xing@intertek.com

US Ms.Megan Liu
Tel :+1 847 871 1034
megan.liu@intertek.com

 

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