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

Vol. 1027 | June 14, 2018

In May, the Zhejiang QTS, He’nan QTS, Sichuan AIC, Hubei AIC and Hebei AIC 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 “Quilting 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

Zhejiang QTS

Silk quilts

17

5

29.41%

Quilts

9

0

0.00%

He’nan QTS

Bedding Articles

50

5

10.00%

Sichuan AIC

Bedding Articles

-

25

-

Hubei AIC

Bedding Articles

-

14

-

Hebei AIC

Bedding Articles

-

6

-

* - indicates no data published online

Primary failed items: fiber content, pH value, colorfastness to rubbing, colorfastness to perspiration, seam slippage, oil content of filling

Children’s Apparel

In May, the State Administration for Market Regulation, Guangdong QTS and Fujian QTS announced the results of the special product quality supervision for children’s apparel.

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 jeanswear,” 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.”

Children’s Apparel

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

State Administration for Market Regulation

Children’s Apparel

164

55

33.54%

Guangdong QTS

Children’s Apparel

30

3

10.00%

Fujian QTS

Children’s Apparel

50

6

12.00%

Primary failed items: colorfastness, pH value, formaldehyde content, use instruction, fiber content, attachment strength

Textiles and Apparel

In May, Shanghai AIC, Zhejiang QTS, He’nan QTS, Sichuan AIC, Hubei AIC and Hebei AIC 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,” GB/T 14272-2011 “Down garments” and FZ/T 73053-2015 “Knitted down garments.”

Textiles and Apparel

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

Shanghai AIC

Dress & Skirt

60

20

33.33%

Zhejiang QTS

Suit & Tie

22

13

59.09%

Anti-static clothes

9

0

0.00%

He’nan QTS

Casual apparel

30

4

13.33%

Sichuan AIC

Silk, wool & cashmere

-

198

-

Leather garment

-

26

-

Down garment

-

20

-

Hubei AIC

Apparel

-

167

-

Women’s underwear

-

2

-

Hebei AIC

Apparel

-

39

-

* - indicates no data published online

Primary failed items: fiber content, use instruction, pH value, colorfastness to rubbing, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to perspiration, down content, net weight of down, fill power, formaldehyde content, tearing strength for leather, seam slippage, pilling, bonding strength of adhesive interlining

Footwear

In May, the State Administration for Market Regulation, Zhejiang QTS, Guangdong QTS, Chongqing QTS, He’nan QTS, Fujian QTS, Sichuan AIC and Hebei AIC 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” and QB/T 1002-2015 “Leather shoes,” GB 30585-2014 "Safety technical specification for children's footwear," QB/T 4546-2013 " Children' leather sandals," QB/T 4331-2012 "Children’s Athletic footwear," QB/T 2880-2016 “Children leather shoes."

Footwear

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

State Administration for Market Regulation

Children’s shoes

48

16

33.33%

Zhejiang QTS

Leather shoes

16

1

6.25%

Guangdong QTS

Children’s shoes

30

3

10.00%

Chongqing QTS

Shoes

25

2

8.00%

He’nan QTS

Rubber shoes

29

0

0.00%

Leather shoes

20

0

0.00%

Fujian QTS

Children’s shoes

30

0

0.00%

Sichuan AIC

Shoes

-

77

-

Hebei AIC

Shoes

-

20

-

* - indicates no data published online

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

Bags

In May, the Zhejiang 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.”

Bags

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

Zhejiang QTS

Handbag & knapsack

16

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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