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

Vol. 837 | July 01, 2015

Children’s and Infant Apparel

The Guangzhou Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for children’s and infant apparel. The spot check inspected 74 batches of samples; 21 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, fiber content, formaldehyde, pH value, AZO, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to rubbing, colorfastness to washing, colorfastness to saliva, seam strength and extractable heavy metals.

Primary failed items: formaldehyde, fiber content and pH value.

 

Cotton Wadded Clothes

The Anhui Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for cotton wadded clothes. The spot check inspected 15 batches of samples; No batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to GB 18401-2010 “National general safety technical code for textile products,” GB/T 2662-2008 “Cotton wadded clothes” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were colorfastness to washing, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to dry cleaning, AZO, fiber content, formaldehyde and pH value.

 

Knitted Thermal Underwear

The Anhui Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for knitted thermal underwear. The spot check inspected 10 batches of samples; no batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to GB 18401 “National general safety technical code for textile products,” GB/T 8878 “Cotton Knitted Underwear,” FZ/T 73022 “Knitted thermal underwear,” FZ/T 73016 “Knitted Thermal Underwear-Wadding Category” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were fiber content, formaldehyde, pH value, AZO, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to dry rubbing, bursting strength and thermal resistance.

 

Apparel

The Guizhou Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for garments. The spot check inspected 5 batches of samples; 2 batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to GB 18401-2010 “National general safety technical code for textile products,” GB/T 2666-2009 “Trousers,” GB/T 2660-2008 “Shirts and Blouses,” FZ/T 81007-2012 “Casual Wear,” GB/T 22854-2009 “Knitted School Uniform” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were fiber content, colorfastness to dry cleaning, colorfastness to washing, formaldehyde, pH value, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to dry rubbing, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to light and AZO.

Primary failed items: fiber content and colorfastness to light.

 

Children’s Apparel

The Jilin Administration for Industry & Commerce launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for children’s garments. The spot check inspected 30 batches of samples; 13 batches were found unqualified.

Primary failed items: fiber content, pH value and colorfastness to dry rubbing.

 

Fabric, Apparel and Bedding

The Shaoxing Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for fabric, apparel and bedding.

Products

Total batches

Unqualified batches

Pass rate

Failed items

Knitted fabric

55

0

100%

-

Silk fabric

54

0

100%

-

Cotton cloth

18

0

100%

-

Children’s garments

28

3

89.3%

Label and fiber content

Bedding

10

0

100%

-

Adult’s Garments

22

0

100%

-

Shirts

14

0

100%

-

 

Women's Underwear, Infant Apparel and Infant Bedding

The Chengdu Administration for Industry and Commerce launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for women's underwear, infant apparel and infant bedding.

Products

Unqualified batches

Test items

Failed items

Women's underwear

18

Formaldehyde, pH value, odor, AZO, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to dry rubbing, fiber content and label

Label and fiber content

Infant apparel

45

Formaldehyde, pH value, odor, AZO, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to dry rubbing, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to saliva, fiber content and label

Label, fiber content, colorfastness to dry rubbing, formaldehyde and pH value

Infant bedding

33

Formaldehyde, pH value, odor, AZO, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to dry rubbing, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to saliva, fiber content and label

Label, fiber content, colorfastness to dry rubbing, colorfastness to saliva, fiber content and pH value

 

For more 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

US
Ms. Megan Liu
Tel: +1 224-520-3114
megan.liu@intertek.com

 

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