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

Vol. 1053 | January 24, 2019

Note: AMR is the governmental organization of domestic China, AMR is the regional merged governmental organization of QTS and AIC. QTS is the Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision, AIC is the Administration for Industry and Commerce, AMR is the Administration for Market Regulation, SAMR is the State Administration for Market Regulation.

Bedding Articles

In December, the Beijing AMR and Zhejiang AMR 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

Beijing AMR

Quilted goods for schools

5

0

0.00%

Zhejiang AMR

Silk quilt

30

10

33.33%

Primary failed items: fiber content, oil and fat content, use instructions (label)  

Children’s Apparel and School Uniforms

In December, the SAMR, Beijing AMR and Jiangsu AMR 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,” FZ/T 81014-2008 “Infant wear” and GB/T 23328-2009 “Woven garments for students.”

Children’s Apparel

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

SAMR

Children’s apparel

149

1

0.67%

Beijing AMR

School uniform

44

4

9.09%

Jiangsu AMR

Children’s apparel

100

16

16.00%

Children’s apparel

355

102

28.73%

Primary failed items: use instructions (label), fiber content, pH value, colorfastness, cords and drawstrings, location of sewn in permanent label, attachment strength 

Textiles and Apparel

In December, the SAMR, Zhejiang AMR, Jiangsu AMR, Guangdong AMR and Shandong AMR 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

SAMR

Down garment

119

13

10.92%

Socks

89

21

23.60%

Outdoor jacket

37

3

8.11%

Towel

88

16

18.18%

Zhejiang AMR

Wool knitted garment

37

3

8.11%

Socks

28

7

25.00%

Jiangsu AMR

Adult apparel

200

2

1.00%

 Guangdong AMR

Wool, cashmere knitted garment

50

6

12.00%

Suit

100

7

7.00%

Socks

100

8

8.00%

Shandong AMR

Sport garment

18

0

0.00%

Down garment

6

0

0.00%

Cotton garment

11

0

0.00%

Primary failed items: fiber content, pH value, colorfastness, use instruction(label), seam slippage, tearing strength, filling down net weight, down content, down oxygen consumption, hydrostatic pressure 

Footwear

In December, the SAMR, Beijing AMR, Jiangsu AMR and Guangdong AMR 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,” “QB/T 2977-2008 EVA sandals and slippers” and QB/T 4331-2012 “Children’s athletic footwear.”

Footwear

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

SAMR

Leather shoes

90

23

25.56%

Beijing AMR

Adult shoes

-

2

-

Jiangsu AMR

Children shoes

176

60

34.09%

Guangdong AMR

Shoes

100

15

15.00%

* - indicates no data published online

Primary failed items: delamination resistance, outsole abrasion, upper pull out strength, whole shoe flexing, formaldehyde content, AZO dyes, heel hardness, colorfastness, shanks, label

Bags

In December, the Beijing AMR and Guangdong AMR 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

Beijing AMR

Travelling case and trolley bag

-

2

-

Guangdong AMR

Travelling case and trolley bag

80

3

3.75%

* - indicates no data published online

Primary failed items: shock impact property, seam strength

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

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

 

 

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