Results of China Market Textile, Footwear and Eyewear Spot Checks in September 2013

Vol. 734 | October 04, 2013


 Athletic Footwear: 

The Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for athletic footwear. The spot check inspected 49 batches of samples; 10 batches were found to be unqualified.
 
This spot check was conducted according to the standards GB25083-2010 "Rubber shoes healthy and safe specification," GB/T 15107-2005 "Athletic footwear," HG/T 2017-2011 "Sport shoes," HG/T 2018-2003 "Portable rubber shoes" and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were appearance, peeling strength, flexing resistance, abrasion resistance, adhesion of midsole and outsole, tensile strength, elongation at break, abrasion resistance, hardness, outsole thickness, bond strength, density, pH value, free formaldehyde, extractable heavy metals (lead, cadmium, arsenic), chlorinated phenols (TeCP, PCP), N-nitroso amine, color fastness to rubbing of insole and AZO.

Primary reasons for failure: free formaldehyde, outsole thickness, flexing resistance  

Casual Shoes:

The Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for casual shoes. The spot check inspected 50 batches of samples; 7 batches were found to be unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to the standards GB 28011-2011 "Shanks for footwear," QB/T 1002-2005 "Leather shoes," GB/T 22756-2008 "Leather sandals," QB/T 2955-2008 "Casual shoes" and related standards.  The key items inspected on these samples were appearance, flexing resistance, abrasion resistance, peeling strength, heel hardness, attachment strength of heel, upper pull out strength, size of shank and colorfastness to rubbing of lining.

Primary reasons for failure: peeling strength, flexing resistance, size of shank, appearance

Denim Jeans:

Guangzhou Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for denim jeans. The spot check inspected 100 batches of samples; 10 batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to the standards GB 18401-2010 "National general safety technical code for textile products," GB 5296.4-1998 "Instructions for use of products of consumer interest-Instructions for use of textile and apparel" and FZ/T 81006-2007 "Jeanswear." The key items inspected on these samples were fiber content, pH value, formaldehyde, presence of odor, AZO, color fastness to rubbing, color fastness to light and labels.

Primary reasons for failure: fiber content, formaldehyde

Sportswear:

Guangzhou Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for sportswear. The spot check inspected 207 batches of samples; 48 batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to the standards GB 5296.4-1998 "Instructions for use of products of consumer interest-Instructions for use of textile and apparel," GB 18401-2010 "National general safety technical code for textile products" and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were AZO, formaldehyde, pH value, fiber content, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to rubbing, colorfastness to washing, colorfastness to light, colorfastness to dry cleaning, seam slippage and labels.

Primary reasons for failure: fiber content, seam slippage

Sunglasses:

Anhui Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for sunglasses. The spot check inspected 50 batches of samples; 1 batch was found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to the standards GB 10810.1-2005 "Uncut finished spectacle lenses-Part 1: Single-vision and multifocal lenses," GB 10810.3-2006 "Spectacle lenses and related eye wear-Part 3: Transmittance specifications and test methods," GB 13511.1-2011 "Assembled spectacles-Part 1: Single-vision and multifocal, " QB 2457-1999 "Sunglasses," GB/T 14214-2003 "Spectacle frames-General requirements and test methods" and QB 2506-2001 "Optical resin lenses." The key items inspected on these samples were defects and surface quality, difference of vertex power, surface quality of frame, quality of assembly, requirement of shape, luminous transmittance, mean transmittance, chromaticity coordinates and traffic signal transmittance.

Primary reason for failure: difference of vertex power

For more information please 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

  

 

 

 

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