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

Vol. 853 | September 09, 2015

Schoolbags

The Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for schoolbags. The spot check inspected 30 batches of samples; 10 batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to QB/T 1333-2010 “Handbag and knapsack,” QB/T 2858-2007 “Schoolbags,” GB 20400-2006 “Leather and fur – Limit of harmful matter” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were appearance, label, the wheel and extendable handle of travel draw-bar satchel, capability of carry case (comfort, shoulder straps, carrying handle), loading swing, test method of fall down, shock impact strength, accessories, zipper durability, seam strength, colorfastness to rubbing (staining), corrosion resistance, anti-corrosion of metal accessories, harmful substance limitation for adhesive (formaldehyde content, AZO), migrating elements.

Primary failed items: shock impact strength and seam strength.

 

Sunglasses

The Shaanxi Municipal Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for sunglasses. The spot check inspected 101 batches of samples; 18 batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to GB 13511.1-2011 “Assembled spectacles,” GB/T 14214-2004 “Spectacle frames – General requirements and test methods,” QB 2457-1999 “Sunglasses” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were defects and surface quality, difference of spherical power, difference of cylinder power, difference of prismatic power, quality of assembly, luminous transmittance, relative deviation of luminous transmittance, mean transmittance (UV spectrum), chromaticity coordinates, traffic signal transmittance, anti UV performance, impact resistance and label.

Primary failed items: difference of spherical power, difference of cylinder power, luminous transmittance, traffic signal transmittance, anti UV performance, relative deviation of luminous transmittance and label.

 

Adult Footwear and Bedding

The Beijing Administration for Industry & Commerce launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for adult footwear and bedding.

Products

Unqualified Batches

Primary failed items

Adult footwear

59

Label, whole shoe flexing, the minimum length of shank, hardness of shank, stiffness of shank, colorfastness to rubbing of lining, appearance, peeling strength of upper and sole, bending performance, abrasion resistance, flexing resistance and peeling strength.

Bedding

65

Label, pH value, fiber content, tensile strength, pilling, dimensional stability to washing, colorfastness to rubbing and colorfastness to light.

 

Garments, Footwear, Cases and Bags

The Hunan Province Administration for Industry & Commerce launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for garments, footwear, cases and bags.

Products

Total Batches

Unqualified Batches

Primary failed items

Garments

125

97

Label and fiber content.

Footwear

66

29

Flexing resistance, length of shank and identification.

 

Cases and Bags

41

22

Shock impact strength and seam strength.

 

Garments

The Anhui Administration for Industry & Commerce launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for garments.

Products

Total Batches

Unqualified Batches

Primary failed items

Children's garments

45

31

Label, fiber content and pH value.

Adult garments

80

54

Fiber content, label, formaldehyde, colorfastness and filler weight.

 

Anti-UV Garments

The Jiangsu Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for anti-UV garments. The spot check inspected 82 batches of samples; 36 batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to GB 5296.4-2012 “Instructions for use of products of consumer interest – Part 4: Textiles and apparel,” GB 18401-2010 “National general safety technical code for textile products” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were label, formaldehyde, pH value, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to light and fiber content.

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

 

Garments

The Sichuan Administration for Industry & Commerce launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for garments. 72 batches were found unqualified.

Primary failed items: fiber content, pH value, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to rubbing and label.


For additional 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

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

 

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