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

Vol. 1039 | September 17, 2018

Bedding Articles

In August, the Shanghai QTS, Shanghai AIC, Zhejiang QTS, Jiangsu QTS, Guangdong QTS, Shaanxi QTS 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 “Quilted 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

Shanghai QTS

Quilted Goods

40

4

10.00%

Shanghai AIC

Quilted Goods

60

12

20.00%

Zhejiang QTS

Silk quilts

45

2

4.44%

Jiangsu QTS

Quilted Goods

118

6

5.08%

Guangdong QTS

Quilted Goods for Student

60

9

15.00%

Shaanxi QTS

Quilted Goods

50

0

0.00%

Shanxi QTS

Quilted Goods

90

0

0.00%

Primary failed items: fiber content, pH value, colorfastness, oil content of filling 

Children’s Apparel and School Uniforms

In August, the Guangdong QTS and Qinghai QTS announced the results of the special product quality supervision for children’s apparel and school uniforms.

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 jeans wear,” 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,” GB/T 23328-2009 “Woven garments for students.”

Children’s Apparel

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

Jiangsu QTS

Children’s Apparel

96

8

8.33%

Guangdong QTS

School Uniform

300

19

6.33%

Shandong QTS

School Uniform

71

7

9.86%

Hunan AIC

Children’s Apparel

30

5

16.67%

Shaanxi QTS

School Uniform

50

0

0.00%

Gansu AIC

Children’s Apparel

-

62

-

Ningxia QTS

School Uniform

63

12

19.05%

Shanxi QTS

Children’s Apparel

1

0

0.00%

School Uniform

69

1

1.45%

* - indicates no data published online

Primary failed items: pH value, attachment strength, fiber content, cords and drawstrings, colorfastness  

Textiles and Apparel

In August, the Shanghai AIC, Jiangsu QTS, Hu’nan AIC, Gansu AIC and Shanxi QTS 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,” FZ/T 73053-2015 “Knitted down garments,” GB/T 32614-2016 “Outdoor sportswear – Water resistant garment,” FZ/T 81010-2009 “Trench coats” and GB/T 22864-2009 “Towel.”

Textiles and Apparel

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

Shanghai AIC

Apparel

110

19

17.27%

Jiangsu QTS

Swimming Wear

77

8

10.39%

Hu’nan AIC

Adult Apparel

120

65

54.17%

Gansu AIC

Adult Apparel

-

27

-

Shanxi QTS

Sportswear

20

0

0.00%

Work Clothes

19

0

0.00%

Knitted Underwear

25

0

0.00%

Casual Apparel

35

2

5.71%

Shirts and Blouses

30

1

3.33%

T-shirt

30

2

6.67%

Women’s Tops

37

3

8.11%

Skirt

20

1

5.00%

Panty

25

3

12.00%

Men's Pants

25

1

4.00%

* - indicates no data published online

Primary failed items: fiber content, use instruction, pH value, colorfastness, pilling, seam slippage

Footwear

In August, the Jiangsu QTS, Gansu QTS 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,” QB/T 1002-2015 “Leather shoes,” GB/T 28011-2011 “Shanks,” GB/T 22756-2017 “Leather sandals,” QB/T 2955-2008 “Casual shoes.”

Footwear

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

Jiangsu QTS

Shoes

70

11

15.71%

Leather Shoes/Sandals

83

13

15.66%

Gansu QTS

Athletic Footwear

-

38

-

Shanxi QTS

Children’s Shoes

10

0

0.00%

Men’s Shoes

60

1

1.67%

* - indicates no data published online

Primary failed items: label, whole shoe flexing, outsole abrasion, delamination resistance, shanks, upper pull out strength, heavy metal 

Bags

In August, the Shanxi QTS announced the results of special product quality supervision and inspection for bags.

This spot check was conducted according to GB 20400-2006 “Leather and fur – Limit of harmful matter,” QB/T 1333-2010 “Handbag and knapsack” and QB/T 2155-2010 “Travelling case and trolley bag.”

Bags

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

Shanxi QTS

Bags

40

0

0.00%

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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