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

Vol. 763 | May 02, 2014

Knitted Underwear

The General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection And Quarantine of the People’s Republic of China launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for knitted underwear. The spot check inspected 120 batches of samples; 12 batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to the standards GB 18401-2010 "National general safety technical code for textile products" and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were formaldehyde, AZO, pH value, fiber  content, color fastness to water, color fastness to dry rubbing, color fastness to perspiration, color fastness to washing and warmth retention.

Primary failed items: fiber content and pH value.

Children’s Footwear

The General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection And Quarantine of the People’s Republic of China launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for children’s footwear. The spot check inspected 159 batches of samples; 13 batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to the standards GB 25036-2010 "Children's canvas rubber footwear (shoes), " GB/T 15107-2005 "Athletic shoes," GB/T 22756-2008 " Leather sandals," QB/T 2005 "Leather Shoes," QB/T 2880-2007 " Children's leather shoes," QB/T 4331-2012 "Children's athletic shoes" and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were free formaldehyde, AZO, N-nitroso amine, pH value, upper pull out strength, peeling strength of upper and sole, peeling strength, colorfastness to rubbing of lining, heel hardness, peeling strength of upper and foxing, TeCP, PCP, extractable heavy metals (lead, cadmium, arsenic), abrasion resistance, chromium VI content, outsole thickness, outsole physical properties, outsole hardness, appearance, bond strength of foxing and upper, physical performance, and total content of  heavy metal.

Primary failed items: appearance, peeling strength of upper and foxing, abrasion resistance, free formaldehyde, outsole hardness and chromium VI content.

Bedding

The General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection And Quarantine of the People’s Republic of China launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for bedding. The spot check inspected 120 batches of samples; 5 batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to the standards GB 18401-2010 "National general safety technical code for textile products" and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were fiber content, formaldehyde, pH value, AZO, color fastness to perspiration, color fastness to water, color fastness to dry rubbing and color fastness to washing.

Primary failed items: fiber content, color fastness to rubbing and color fastness to perspiration.

Leather Shoes

The Shaanxi Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for leather shoes. The spot check inspected 30 batches of samples; 0 batch was found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to the standards QB/T 1002-2005 "Leather Shoes" and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were peeling strength of upper and sole, flexing resistance, abrasion resistance, attachment strength of heel, upper pull out strength, hardness of shank, heel hardness, appearance.

Athletic Shoes

The Shaanxi Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for athletic shoes. The spot check inspected 20 batches of samples; 0 batch was found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to the standards GB/T 15107-2005 "Athletic shoes" and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were flexing resistance, abrasion resistance, peeling strength of upper and foxing, peeling strength of upper and sole, adhesion of midsole and outsole and appearance.

Apparel

The Xiamen Administration for Industry and Commerce launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for cashmere/wool sweater and down garments. The spot check inspected 40 batches of samples; 20 batches were found unqualified.

The key items inspected on these samples were safety performance, use performance and fiber content.

Products

Total batches

Unqualified batches

Pass rate

Primary failed items

Cashmere/Wool sweater

20

19

5%

Fiber content, color fastness

Down garments

20

1

95%

Color fastness


Contact:

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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