Results of China Market Textile and Footwear Spot Checks in January 2015

Vol. 814 | February 03, 2015

Hosiery

The Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for hosiery. The spot check inspected 20 batches of samples; 7 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 73001-2008 “Hosiery,” FZ/T 73030-2009 “Knitted foot cover,” FZ/T 73031-2009 “Pressure socks” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were fiber content, formaldehyde, pH value, AZO, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to dry rubbing, stretch ability in widthwise direction.

Primary failed items: fiber content and stretch ability in widthwise direction.

Scarves

The Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for scarves. The spot check inspected 24 batches of samples; 2 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 43014-2008 “Silk and filament yarn scarves,” FZ/T 81012-2006 “Scarf and Shawl,” FZ/T 73005-2012 “Low wool content and wool like knitting goods,” FZ/T 73009-2009 “Cashmere Knitting Goods,” FZ/T 73018-2012 “Wool Knitting Goods” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were fiber content, formaldehyde, pH value, AZO, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to dry rubbing, colorfastness to dry cleaning and colorfastness to light.

Primary failed item: fiber content.

Travelling Cases and Trolley Bags

The Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for travelling cases and trolley bags. The spot check inspected 30 batches of samples; 12 batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to QB/T 2155-2010 “Travelling case and Trolley bag,” GB 20400-2006 “Leather and fur-Limit of harmful matter” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were appearance, label, anti-fatigue property of puller, dynamic impact property, anti-static pressure property, impact strength, pulling strength of zipper, lock, a nit-corrosion of metal accessories, free formaldehyde, AZO and formaldehyde content.

Primary failed item: dynamic impact property.

Down Garments

The Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for down garment. The spot check inspected 40 batches of samples; 2 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,” FZ/T 01053-2007 “Textiles-Designation of fiber content,” GB/T 29862-2013 “Textiles-Identification of fiber content,” GB/T 14272-2011 “Down Garment” 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 wet rubbing, colorfastness to washing, AZO, down content, oxygen number, turbidity, odor, microbe and duck feather (down) content.

Primary failed items: down content and colorfastness to dry rubbing.

Undergarments

The Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for undergarments. The spot check inspected 40 batches of samples; 4 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 and pH value.

Cashmere Knitted Goods

The Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for cashmere knitted goods. The spot check inspected 35 batches of samples; 3 batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to GB 18401-2010 “National general safety technical code for textile products,” FZ/T 73009-2009 “Cashmere Knitting Goods,” 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, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to washing, dimensional stability, determination of dichloromethane-soluble matter and bursting strength.

Primary failed item: determination of dichloromethane-soluble matter.

Down Garments (2)

The Administration of Quality and Technical Supervision of Guangdong Province launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for down garments. The spot check inspected 60 batches of samples; 15 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” 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 washing, colorfastness to light, duck feather (down) content, filling weight, down content, oxygen number, turbidity and odor.

Primary failed items: fiber content, colorfastness, down content, filling weight and turbidity.

Mercerized Cotton

The Administration of Quality and Technical Supervision of Guangdong Province launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for mercerized cotton. The spot check inspected 90 batches of samples; 10 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,” GB/T 22849-2009 “Knitted T-shirt,” FZ/T 73020-2012 “Knitted Casual Wear,” FZ/T 73043-2012 “Knitted shirts” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were label, fiber content, formaldehyde, pH value, AZO, colorfastness to water, bursting strength, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to rubbing, colorfastness to washing and colorfastness to light.

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

Textile Products

The Zhejiang Consumer Council launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for textile products. The spot check inspected 14 batches of samples; 13 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 22844-2009 “Matched bedding,” GB/T 24252-2009 “Silk Quilt,” GB/T 14272-2011 “Down Garment” and related standards.

Primary failed items: label, tensile strength, fiber content, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to wet rubbing and filling materials requirements.

Winter Clothes

The Shaanxi Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for winter clothes. The spot check inspected 30 batches of samples; 2 batches were found unqualified.

The key items inspected on these samples were fiber content, slippage, formaldehyde, pH value, AZO, odor, dimensional stability to washing, pilling, down-proof properties, colorfastness and label.

Primary failed item: fiber content.

Outsoles of Leather Shoes

The Chongqing Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for outsoles of leather shoes. The spot check inspected 51 batches of samples; 9 batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to QB/T 2956-2008 “Outsoles of leather shoes” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were flexing resistance, abrasion resistance, hardness, bond strength for insole and outsole, discoloration for footwear, tear strength, appearance and dimensional stability.

Primary failed items: tear strength and flexing resistance.

Leather Shoes

The Shenyang Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for leather shoes. The spot check inspected 80 batches of samples; 6 batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to QBT 1002-2005 “Leather shoes” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were appearance, bonding strength, upper pull out strength, whole shoe flexing, abrasion resistance, attachment strength of heel, adhesion of midsole and outsole and heel hardness.

Primary failed items: adhesion of midsole and outsole, heel hardness, upper pull out strength, peeling strength of upper and sole and appearance.

Footwear

The Xiamen Administration for Industry and Commerce launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for footwear. The spot check inspected 40 batches of samples; 19 batches were found unqualified.

The key items inspected on these samples were flexing resistance, abrasion resistance, peeling strength of upper and sole, hardness of shank, bond strength for insole and outsole.

Primary failed items: flexing resistance, peeling strength of upper and sole, abrasion resistance, bond strength for insole and outsole and hardness of shank.

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Guangzhou Ms.Liu Hui Li
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Tianjin Mr.Howard Xing
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US Ms.Megan Liu
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