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

Vol. 875 | December 07, 2015

Bedding, Leather Footwear, Garments, Travelling Cases and Trolley Bags

The General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for bedding, leather footwear, garments, travelling cases and trolley bags.

Products

Total batches

Unqualified batches

Test items

Failed items

Bedding

159

6

Formaldehyde, pH value,

banned Azo dyestuff,

colorfastness to water,

colorfastness to perspiration,

colorfastness to dry rubbing and

fiber content

Fiber content,

pH value,

colorfastness to dry rubbing and

colorfastness to perspiration

Sportswear and Knitted Swimming Suits

200

11

Formaldehyde, pH value,

banned Azo dyestuff,

fiber content,

colorfastness to water,

colorfastness to dry rubbing,

colorfastness to perspiration,

colorfastness to light and perspiration,

colorfastness to sea-water,

colorfastness to chlorinated water and

stretch & recovery property to chlorinated pool water

pH value, fiber content and colorfastness

 

Leather Footwear

120

5

Peeling strength,

abrasion resistance,

whole shoe flexing,

attachment strength of heel,

upper pull out strength,

heel hardness,

hardness of shank and

stiffness of shank

Abrasion resistance, whole shoe flexing, heel hardness and stiffness of shank

 

 

 

Garments

160

9

Formaldehyde, pH value,

banned Azo dyestuff,

colorfastness to water,

colorfastness to perspiration,

colorfastness to dry rubbing,

colorfastness to saliva, fiber content and

stretchability in widthwise direction

pH value, fiber content, colorfastness to water,

colorfastness to alkali perspiration and

stretchability in widthwise direction

Travelling cases and Trolley bags

118

42

Extending handle fatigue property, travelling property, shock impact property, drop impact property, lateral strength test for zipper, seam strength, lock, colorfastness to rubbing and banned Azo dyestuff

Travelling property, shock impact property, drop impact property and seam strength

 

Casual Wear

The Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for casual wear. The spot check inspected 60 batches of samples; 8 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,” GB/T 29862-2013 “Textiles - Identification of fiber content,” GB/T 2662-2008 “Cotton Wadded Clothes,” GB/T 22700-2008 “Washed Garment,” GB/T 22849-2014 “Knitted T-shirt,” GB/T 26384-2011 “Knitted Wadded Garments,” GB/T 26385-2011 “Knitting Patchwork Clothing,” FZ/T 73020-2012 “Knitted Casual Wear,” FZ/T 73029-2009 “Knitted Trousers,” FZ/T 81004-2012 “Skirts and Skirted Suit,” FZ/T 81006-2007 “Jeanswear,” FZ/T 81007-2012  “Casual Wear,” FZ/T 81008-2011  “Jackets,” FZ/T 81010-2009 “Trench Coats,” FZ/T 73026-2014 “Knitted Skirt and Lady Suit” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were fiber content, formaldehyde, pH value, Azo, label, odor, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to rubbing, colorfastness to washing, colorfastness to dry cleaning and colorfastness to light.

Primary failed items: colorfastness to water, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to washing, colorfastness to wet rubbing, fiber content, pH value, fiber content and label.

 

School Uniforms

The Qingdao Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for school uniforms. The spot check inspected 11 batches of samples; no batch was found unqualified.

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 22854-2009 “Knitted School Uniform,” GB/T 23328-2009 “Woven Garments for Students” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were fiber content, formaldehyde, pH value, Azo, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to rubbing, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to washing and colorfastness to light.

 

School Uniforms (2)

The Chengdu Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for school uniform. The spot check inspected 19 batches of samples; no batch was found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to GB 18401-2010 “National general safety technical code for textile products,” GB/T 22849-2014 “Knitted T-shirt,” GB/T 23328-2009 “Woven Garments for Students” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were formaldehyde, pH value, Azo, fiber content and colorfastness.

 

Garments, Assembled Spectacles, Sewing Threads and Footwear

The Chengdu Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for Garments, Assembled Spectacles, Sewing Threads and Footwear.

Products

Total batches

Qualified batches

Pass rate (%)

Garments

11

11

100.0

Assembled spectacles

44

43

97.7

Sewing threads

1

1

100.0

Footwear

62

62

100.0

 

Garments, Footwear, Handbags and Knapsacks

The Hunan Administration for Industry & Commerce launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for athletic garments, footwear, handbags and knapsacks.

Products

Total batches

Unqualified batches

Failed items

Footwear

60

28

Flexing resistance and identification

Handbags and knapsacks

45

21

Seam strength and shock impact property

Garments

150

12

Fiber content

 

Products with Filling Materials and Children’s and Infant Wear

The Zhejiang Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for products with filling materials and children’s and infant wear.

Products

Total batches

Unqualified batches

Failed items

Products with filling materials

22

1

pH value

Children's and infant wear

16

3

Fiber content

 

Products with Filling Materials and Children’s and Infant Wear (2)

The Beijing Municipal Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for products with filling materials and children’s and infant wear.

Products

Total batches

Unqualified batches

Standards

Test Items

Failed items

Children's and infant wear

15

1

GB 18401-2010 “National general safety technical code for textile products”

Formaldehyde, pH value, Azo, fiber content and colorfastness

 

Fiber content

Products with filling materials

20

2

GB 18401-2010 “National general safety technical code for textile products”

Formaldehyde, pH value, Azo, fiber content, colorfastness and material requirements of filling and stuffing

 

pH value, fiber content and

material requirements of filling and stuffing

 

Products with Filling Materials (Quilts/Pillows) and Children’s and Infant Wear (3)

The Administration of Quality and Technology Supervision of Guangdong Province launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for products with filling materials (quilts/pillows) and children’s and infant wear.

Products

Total batches

Unqualified batches

Standards

Test Items

Failed items

Children’s and infant wear

100

18

GB 18401-2010 “National general safety technical code for textile products,” GB/T 29862-2013 “Textiles - Identification of fiber content,” GB/T 8878-2014 “Cotton Knitted Underwear,” GB/T 22849-2014 “Knitted T-shirt,” GB/T 26384-2011 “Knitted Wadded Garments,” FZ/T 24019-2012 “Printing cashmere knitting goods,” FZ/T 73005-2012 “Low wool content and wool like knitting goods,” FZ/T 73009-2009 “Cashmere Knitting Goods,” FZ/T 73018-2012 “Wool Knitting Goods,” FZ/T 73020-2012 “Knitted Casual Wear,” FZ/T 73025-2013 “Knitted Garment and Adornment For Infant,” FZ/T 73026-2014 “Knitted Skirt and Lady Suit,” FZ/T 73029-2009 “Knitted Trousers,” FZ/T 73032-2009 “Knitted Jeanswear,” FZ/T 73034-2009 “Semi-worsted wool knitting goods,” FZ/T 73043-2012 “Knitted shirts,” FZ/T 73045-2013 “Knitted children’s wear,” GB/T 2660-2008 “Shirts and Blouses,” GB/T 2662-2008 “Cotton Wadded Clothes,” FZ/T 81001-2007 “Pajamas,” FZ/T 81003-2003 “Children's Clothing and Student's Wear,” FZ/T 81004-2012 “Skirts and Skirted suit,” FZ/T 81006-2007 “Jeanswear,” FZ/T 81007-2012 “Casual Wear,” FZ/T 81014-2008 “Infants Wear”

Formaldehyde, pH value, banned Azo dyestuff, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to dry rubbing, colorfastness to saliva, fiber content, extractable heavy metals, strap / cords sewing strength and component attachment

pH value, fiber content and strap / cords sewing strength

Products with filling materials (quilts/pillows)

50

7

GB 18401-2010 “National general safety technical code for textile products” and GB 18383-2007 “General technical requirements for products with filling materials”

Formaldehyde, pH value, banned Azo dyestuff, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to dry rubbing, colorfastness to saliva, material requirements of filling and stuffing, down content, duck feather (down) content, oxygen number and microorganism

Fiber content,

colorfastness to water and

colorfastness to alkali perspiration

 

For additional 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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