Results of China Market Textile and Footwear Spot Checks in April 2018

Vol. 1022 | May 10, 2018

In April, the State Administration for Market Regulation (AQSIQ and SAIC), Hunan AIC and Shanxi QTS announced the results of the special product quality supervision for bedding articles.

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,” GB/T 22796-2009 “Quilts and quilt cover,” GB/T 22797-2009 “Sheet,” GB/T 22800-2009 “Textiles for star-tourist hotels,” GB/T 22843-2009 “Cushion and pillow,” GB/T 22844-2009 “Matched bedding,” GB/T 24252-2009 ”Silk quilts,” FZ/T 81005-2006 “Quilting goods,” GB 18383-2007 “General technical requirements for products with filling materials” and QB/T 1193-2012 “Feather and Down quilt.”

Bedding Articles

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

Administration for Market Regulation

Bedding Articles

90

12

13.33%

Hunan AIC

Bedding Articles

97

18

18.56%

Shanxi QTS

Pillow (hotel)

30

0

0.00%

Towel (hotel)

47

3

6.38%

Bath towel (hotel)

97

2

2.06%

Sheet (hotel)

45

5

11.11%

Primary failed items: fiber content, pH value, colorfastness to rubbing, dimensional stability to washing

Children’s Apparel/Uniform

In April, the Shandong QTS, Hunan AIC and Shanxi QTS announced the results of the special product quality supervision for children’s apparel.

This spot check was conducted according to GB 18401-2010 “National general safety technical code for textile products,” GB 31701-2015 “Safety Technical Code for Infant and Children’s Textile Products,” GB/T 29862-2013 “Textiles-Identification of fiber content,” GB/T 22849-2014 “Knitted T-shirt,” GB/T 8878-2014 “Cotton knitted underwear,” FZ/T 73009-2009 “Cashmere knitted goods,” FZ/T 73018-2012 “Wool knitted goods,” FZ/T 73020-2012 “Knitted casual wear,” FZ/T 73025-2013 “Knitted garment and adornment for infants,” FZ/T 73026-2014 “Knitted skirt and ladies suit,” FZ/T 73029-2009 “Knitted trousers,” FZ/T 73032-2009 “Knitted jeanswear,” FZ/T 73045-2013 “Knitted children's wear,” FZ/T 81004-2012 “Dress and ladies suit,” FZ/T 81006-2007 “Jeanswear,” FZ/T 81007-2012 “Casual wear” and FZ/T 81014-2008 “Infant wear.”

Children’s Apparel

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

Shandong QTS

Children’s Apparel

18

5

27.78%

Hunan AIC

Children’s Apparel

40

17

42.50%

Shanxi QTS

Children’s Apparel

10

0

0.00%

School Uniform

79

0

0.00%

Primary failed items: heavy metals, cords and drawstrings, pH value, colorfastness to rubbing, use instruction, fiber content, attachment strength

Textiles and Apparel

In April, the State Administration for Market Regulation (AQSIQ and SAIC), Shandong QTS, Hunan AIC, Shaanxi QTS, Ningxia AIC, Shanxi QTS and Inner Mongolia AIC announced the results of a special product quality supervision and inspection for textiles and apparel.

The spot checks were conducted according to GB 18401 “National general safety technical code for textile products,” GB/T 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 73026-2006 ”Knitted skirt and ladies suit,” FZ/T 81004-2012 “Dress and ladies suit,” FZ/T 81007-2012 “Casual wear,” GB/T 2660-2008 “Shirts and blouses,” GB/T 14272-2011 “Down garments,” FZ/T 73009-2009 “Cashmere knitted goods,” FZ/T 73018-2012 “Wool knitted goods,” FZ/T 73005-2012 “Low wool content and wool like knitted goods,” FZ/T 73034-2009 “Semi-worsted wool knitted goods,” GB/T 8878-2014 “Cotton knitted underwear,” FZ/T 73012-2008 “Brassiere,” FZ/T 73017-2014 “Knitted home textiles,” FZ/T 73024-2014 “Knitted underwear with chemical fibres,” FZ/T 73022-2012 “Knitted thermal underwear,” FZ/T 73029-2009 “Knitted trousers,” FZ/T 81001-2007 “Pajamas,” GB/T 22700-2008 “Washed garments,” GB/T 22849-2014 “Knitted T-shirt,” GB/T 22853-2009 “Knitted sportswear,” GB/T 29868-2013 “General technical criterion for knitted sports protection article,” GB/T 26385-2011 “Knitted patchwork clothing,” “FZ/T 73020-2012 “Knitted casual wear,” FZ/T 81008-2011 “Jackets,” GB/T 14272-2011 “Down garments” and FZ/T 73053-2015 “Knitted down garments.”

Textiles and Apparel

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

State Administration for Market Regulation

Casual apparel

197

36

18.27%

Underwear

119

11

9.24%

Suits

90

21

23.33%

Shandong QTS

Women’s underwear

20

0

0.00%

Women’s knitted apparel

19

0

0.00%

Hunan AIC

Down garment

105

33

31.43%

Cotton clothes

51

19

37.25%

Wool/cashmere apparel, thermal underwear

60

11

18.33%

Leather garments

36

16

44.44%

Silk articles

20

15

75.00%

Adult garment

85

45

52.94%

Shaanxi QTS

Wool/cashmere apparel, winter clothes

30

1

3.33%

Ningxia AIC

Wool/cashmere apparel

-

38

-

Shanxi QTS

Work clothes

18

0

0.00%

Panty

37

3

8.11%

Down garment

10

0

0.00%

Undergarment

30

0

0.00%

Upper garment for men

40

0

0.00%

Sport garment

25

0

0.00%

Cotton clothes

18

2

11.11%

Jeanswear

32

3

9.38%

Men's pants

19

6

31.58%

Shirt/blouse

18

7

38.89%

Inner Mongolia AIC

Down garment

-

14

-

* - indicates no data published online

Primary failed items: fiber content, use instruction, pH value, colorfastness to rubbing, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to perspiration, azo dyes, warmth retention, down content, net weight of down, fill power, formaldehyde content, air permeability, tearing strength for leather, colorfastness to rubbing for leather, colorfastness to washing, seam slippage 

Footwear

In April, the Hunan AIC, Ningxia AIC and Shanxi QTS announced the results of special product quality supervision and inspection of footwear products.

This spot check was conducted according to GB 20400-2006 “Leather and fur-Limit of harmful matter” and QB/T 1002-2015 “Leather shoes.”

Footwear

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

Hunan AIC

Footwear

20

8

40.00%

Footwear

147

44

29.93%

Ningxia AIC

Footwear

-

42

-

Shanxi QTS

Women’s shoes

60

0

0.00%

Men’s shoes

25

0

0.00%

* - indicates no data published online

Primary failed items: delamination resistance, whole shoes flexing, outsole abrasion, shanks, heel hardness, label 

Bags

In April, the State Administration for Market Regulation (AQSIQ and SAIC), Guangdong QTS and Hunan AIC announced the results of special product quality supervision and inspection for bags.

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,” QB/T 1333-2010 “Handbag and knapsack.”

Bags

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

State Administration for Market Regulation

Travelling Case/Trolley Bag

90

40

44.44%

Handbags and Knapsacks

90

17

18.89%

Guangdong QTS

Leather bags

10

4

40.00%

Leather bags

80

3

3.75%

Hunan AIC

Bags

35

12

34.29%

Primary failed items: shock impact property, drop impact property, travelling performance, seam strength, colorfastness to rubbing 

Note: QTS and AIC are governmental organizations of domestic China. QTS is Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision, AIC is Administration for Industry and Commerce.

For additional information please contact:

Shanghai    Ms.Yolanda Liu
Tel: +86 21 5339 7531
yolanda.liu@intertek.com

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

Tianjin    Ms.Linda Zhang
Tel: +86 22 2385 7393
linda.zhang@intertek.com

 

 

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