Results of China Market Textile and Footwear Spot Checks – Nov. 2016

Vol. 940 | December 14, 2016

 

Children’s & Infant Wear

The Guangdong, Guangxi Province Municipal Administration for Industry and Commerce launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for children’s and infant wear.

This spot check was conducted according to GB 18401-2010 “National general safety technical code for textile products.” The key items inspected on these samples were formaldehyde, pH value, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to water and colorfastness to dry cleaning.

Among the products inspected, 23 of 40 batches of samples failed in the Guangdong province and .34 of 49 batches failed in the Guangxi province.

Primary failure items: label, use instructions and fiber content

 

Bedding Articles

In November, the Guangdong and Guangxi Province Municipal Administration for Industry and Commerce launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for bedding articles.

This spot check was conducted according to GB 18383-2007 "General technical requirements for products with filling materials" and GB18401 “National general safety technical code for textile products.” The key items inspected on these samples were formaldehyde, pH value, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to dry rubbing, colorfastness to saliva, fiber content and filling materials.

Among the products tested, 15 of the 40 batches of samples tested in the Guangdong Province failed and  11 of the 42 batches in the Guangxi Province were unqualified.

Primary failed items: label and use instruction

 

Student Wear

In November, the Shandong and Guangxi Province Municipal Administration for Industry and Commerce launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for student wear.

This spot check was conducted according to GB 18401-2010 "National general safety technical code for textile products," GB/T 23328-2009 "Woven Garments for Students" and QB/T 22854-2009 "Knitted School Uniform."

The key items inspected on these samples were formaldehyde, pH value, banned Azo dyestuff, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to rubbing, label, fiber content, seam strength at back rise and stability to washing.

The inspection found that 9 of the total 60 batches in the Shandong Province failed and 14 of the total 32 batches in the Guangxi Province failed.

Primary failed items: fiber content

 

Casual Wear

In October, Guangxi Province Municipal Administration for Industry and Commerce launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for casual wear.

This spot check was conducted according to GB 18401-2010 "National general safety technical code for textile products."

The key items inspected on these samples were formaldehyde, pH value, banned Azo dyestuff, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to perspiration, colorfastness to dry rubbing, label and fiber content.

The spot check inspected 12 batches, 3 of which failed.

Primary failed items: pH value and fiber content

 

Footwear

In October, the Guangdong Province Municipal Administration for Industry and Commerce launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for footwear.

The key tested items of this spot check were: free formaldehyde content, banned Azo dyestuff, sole loading (sole and upper), whole shoe flexing, hook hardness and hardness of outsole.

The spot check inspected 47 batches, 9 batches failed.

Primary failed items: whole shoe flexing

 

Women’s Underwear

In October, the Guangdong Province Municipal Administration for Industry and Commerce launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for women’s underwear.

The key tested items of this spot check were: fiber content, pH Value, colorfastness of wash, colorfastness to perspiration, label and use instruction.

The spot check inspected 43 batches, 18 batches failed.

Primary failed items: label and use instruction

 

 

For additional information please contact:

Shanghai    Ms.Emma Guo
Tel: +86 21 6091 7604
emma.xy.guo@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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