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

Vol. 1051 | December 21, 2018

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

Bedding Articles

In November, the Zhejiang QTS, Guizhou AMR and Gansu 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 29862-2013 “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 “Quilted 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 quilt

30

10

33.33%

Guizhou AMR

Quilted goods

55

31

56.36%

Gansu AMR

Quilted goods

98

5

5.10%

Primary failed items: pH value, fiber content, use instructions (label), oil and fat content, tensile strength, colorfastness, dimensional stability to washing, dimensional tolerance

Children’s Apparel and School Uniforms

In November, the Shanghai QTS, Zhejiang QTS, Shenzhen MSA, SAMR, Beijing AIC, Zhejiang QTS, He’nan QTS and Gansu AMR announced the results of the special product quality supervision for children’s apparel and school uniforms.

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 jeans wear,” 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,” FZ/T 81014-2008 “Infant wear” and GB/T 23328-2009 “Woven garments for students.”

Children’s Apparel

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

Shanghai QTS

School uniform

42

0

0.00%

Zhejiang QTS

Children’s apparel

75

37

49.33%

Shenzhen MSA

Infant face towel

30

2

6.67%

Children’s apparel

110

18

16.36%

SAMR

Children’s apparel

54

10

18.52%

Beijing AIC

Children’s apparel

-

25

-

Zhejiang QTS

Children’s apparel

105

33

31.43%

He’nan QTS

School uniform

80

20

25.00%

Gansu AMR

School uniform

200

32

16.00%

* - indicates no data published online

Primary failed items: use instructions (label), fiber content, pH value, colorfastness, cords and drawstrings, location of sewn in permanent label, attachment strength, pilling resistance, seam strength 

Textiles and Apparel

In November, the Shanghai AIC, Zhejiang QTS, Hubei AIC, He’nan QTS, Guangxi AIC, Guzhou AMR, Inner Mongolia and Liaoning QIS 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,” FZ/T 73053-2015 “Knitted down garments,” GB/T 32614-2016 “Outdoor sportswear – Water resistant garment,” FZ/T 81010-2009 “Trench coats” and GB/T 22864-2009 “Towel.”

Textiles and Apparel

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

Shanghai AIC

Underwear

80

23

28.75%

Zhejiang QTS

Suit

39

14

35.90%

Brassiere

40

8

20.00%

Down garment

55

13

23.64%

Wool knitted garment

38

10

26.32%

Silk scarf

30

7

23.33%

Adult apparel

58

30

51.72%

Hubei AIC

Apparel

162

93

57.41%

He’nan QTS

Towel

30

0

0.00%

Women’s apparel

30

1

3.33%

Guangxi AIC

Apparel

-

63

-

Guzhou AMR

Causal apparel

55

23

41.82%

Inner Mongolia

Wool, cashmere knitted garment

-

24

-

Liaoning QIS

Apparel

35

5

14.29%

* - indicates no data published online 

Primary failed items: fiber content, pH value, colorfastness, vapor transmission, formaldehyde content, use instructions (label), filling down net weight tolerance, down content  

Footwear

In November, the SAMR and Zhejiang QTS 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 1002-2015 “Leather shoes,” GB/T 28011-2011 “Shanks,” GB/T 22756-2017 “Leather sandals,” QB/T 2955-2008 “Casual shoes,” “QB/T 2977-2008 EVA sandals and slippers” and QB/T 4331-2012 “Children’s athletic footwear.”

Footwear

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

SAMR

Children’s shoes

89

21

23.60%

Athletic footwear

91

14

15.38%

Zhejiang QTS

Leather shoes

50

14

28.00%

Rubber shoes

30

15

50.00%

Athletic footwear

50

9

18.00%

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

Bags

In November, the Zhejiang QTS, Guanxi AIC and Guizhou AMR 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” and QB/T 2155-2010 “Travelling case and trolley bag.”

Bags

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

Zhejiang QTS

Travelling case and trolley bag

50

38

76.00%

Guanxi AIC

Travelling case and trolley bag

-

39

-

Guizhou AMR

Travelling case and trolley bag

55

35

63.64%

Wallet

55

33

60.00%

* - indicates no data published online 

Primary failed items: shock impact property, seam strength, drop impact property, travelling performance, label

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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