Results of China Market Textile and Footwear Spot Checks in January 2019

Vol. 1061 | March 07, 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 January, the Jiangsu 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

Jiangsu AMR

Silk quilt

33

10

30.30%

Quilted goods

142

79

55.63%

Primary failed items: fiber content, oil and fat content, use instructions (label), net filling weight, pH value, colorfastness, dimensional stability to washing, pilling, tensile strength 

Children’s Apparel and School Uniforms

In January, the Shaanxi AMR and Ningxia 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

Shaanxi AMR

Children’s apparel

20

0

0.00%

Ningxia AMR

School uniform

95

22

23.16%

Primary failed items: use instructions (label), fiber content, pH value, colorfastness 

Textiles and Apparel

In January, the Jiangsu AMR, Shenzhen AMR, Hubei AMR, Hu’nan AMR, Shaanxi AMR and Xinjiang 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

Jiangsu AMR

Winter garment

86

3

3.49%

Underwear

160

42

26.25%

Suit

35

5

14.29%

Casual garment

495

173

34.95%

Protective clothing for pregnant women against electromagnetic radiation

55

22

40.00%

Sport garment

55

25

45.45%

Towel

55

21

38.18%

Shirt & Blouse

75

7

9.33%

Shenzhen AMR

Autumn & winter garment

69

18

26.09%

Down garment

69

5

7.25%

Underwear

50

6

12.00%

Hubei AMR

Garment

-

166

-

Hu’nan AMR

Garment

270

88

32.59%

Shaanxi AMR

Wool, cashmere knitted garment

30

3

10.00%

Xinjiang AMR

Garment

32

9

28.13%

* - indicates no data published online 

Primary failed items: fiber content, pH value, colorfastness, use instruction(label), AZO dyes, pilling, seam slippage, bonding strength of adhesive interlining, filling down net weight, down content, formaldehyde content 

Footwear

In January, the Shanghai AMR and Shenzhen 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

Shanghai AMR

Elderly shoes

48

12

25.00%

Shenzhen AMR

Adult shoes

60

5

8.33%

Primary failed items: delamination resistance, outsole abrasion, whole shoe flexing, AZO dyes, colorfastness

For more information, 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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