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

Vol. 1084 | June 20, 2019

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

Bedding Articles

In May, the Shanxi 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 “Textiles – Identification of fiber content,” GB/T 22797 “Sheet” and GB/T 22844-2009 “Matched bedding.”

Bedding Articles

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

Shanxi AMR

Bedding articles

121

26

21.49%

Primary failed items: use instructions (label), pH value, colorfastness, tensile strength, dimensional stability to washing

Children’s Apparel

In May, the Shanghai AMR, He’nan AMR and Shanxi AMR 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 “Knitted T-shirt,” GB/T 8878 “Cotton knitted underwear,” FZ/T 73009 “Cashmere knitted goods,” FZ/T 73018 “Wool knitted goods,” FZ/T 73020 “Knitted casual wear,” FZ/T 73025 “Knitted garment and adornment for infants,” FZ/T 73026 “Knitted skirt and ladies suit,” FZ/T 73029 “Knitted trousers,” FZ/T 73032 “Knitted jeans wear,” FZ/T 73045 “Knitted children's wear,” FZ/T 81004 “Dress and ladies suit,” FZ/T 81006 “Jeanswear,” FZ/T 81007 “Casual wear” and FZ/T 81014 “Infant wear.”

Children’s Apparel

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

Shanghai AMR

Children's sleeping bag and apparel

50

5

10.00%

Children’s apparel

82

16

19.51%

He’nan AMR

Children’s apparel

30

4

13.33%

Shanxi AMR

Children’s apparel

89

38

42.70%

Primary failed items: use instructions (label), fiber content, pH value, colorfastness, formaldehyde content and cords and drawstrings 

Textiles and Apparel

In May, the Shanghai AMR, Zhejiang AMR and Shanxi 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 “Knitted skirt and ladies suit,” FZ/T 81004 “Dress and ladies suit,” FZ/T 81007 “Casual wear,” GB/T 2660 “Shirts and blouses,” GB/T 14272 “Down garments,” FZ/T 73009 “Cashmere knitted goods,” FZ/T 73018 “Wool knitted goods,” FZ/T 73005 “Low wool content and wool-like knitted goods,” FZ/T 73034 “Semi-worsted wool knitted goods,” GB/T 8878 “Cotton knitted underwear,” FZ/T 73012 “Brassiere,” FZ/T 73017 “Knitted home textiles,” FZ/T 73024 “Knitted underwear with chemical fibres,” FZ/T 73022 “Knitted thermal underwear,” FZ/T 73029 “Knitted trousers,” FZ/T 81001 “Pajamas,” GB/T 22700 “Washed garments,” GB/T 22849 “Knitted T-shirt,” GB/T 22853 “Knitted sportswear,” GB/T 29868 “General technical criterion for knitted sports protection article,” GB/T 26385 “Knitted patchwork clothing,” FZ/T 73020 “Knitted casual wear,” FZ/T 81008 “Jackets,” FZ/T 73053 “Knitted down garments,” GB/T 32614 “Outdoor sportswear – Water resistant garment,” FZ/T 81010 “Trench coats” and GB/T 22864 “Towel.”

Textiles and Apparel

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

Shanghai AMR

Washed garments

50

2

4.00%

Zhejiang AMR

Fur garments

30

0

0.00%

Shanxi AMR

Garments

320

85

26.56%

Primary failed items: fiber content, use instructions (label), colorfastness, formaldehyde content, pilling resistance, fill power, oxygen consumption. 

Footwear

In May, the Shanghai AMR, Beijing AMR and He’nan 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 “Leather shoes,” GB/T 28011 “Shanks,” GB/T 22756 “Leather sandals,” QB/T 2955 “Casual shoes,” “QB/T 2977 EVA sandals and slippers” and QB/T 4331 “Children’s athletic footwear.”

Footwear

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

>Shanghai AMR

Children’s shoes

30

4

13.33%

Snow boot

40

3

7.50%

Beijing AMR

Children’s shoes

-

13

-

He’nan AMR

Children’s shoes

15

0

0.00%

* - indicates no data published online 

Primary failed items: label, formaldehyde content, total heavy metal content, abrasion resistance, outsole hardness, upper pull out strength, phthalates 

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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