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

Vol. 869 | November 03, 2015

Undergarments

The Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for undergarments. The spot check inspected 40 batches of samples; 3 batches were 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” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were fiber content, formaldehyde, pH value, Azo, colorfastness to dry rubbing, colorfastness to perspiration and colorfastness to water.

Primary failed items: fiber content.

 

Garments, Leather Bags and Athletic Shoes

The Shanxi Province Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for garments, leather bags and athletic shoes.

Products

Total Batches

Unqualified Batches

Pass Rate

Test Items

Failed Items

Children’s garments

40

5

87.5%

-

Fiber content

Shirts

60

4

93.3%

-

Fiber content

Work clothing

20

0

100%

Formaldehyde,

pH value, odor, Azo, colorfastness to dry rubbing, colorfastness to perspiration and colorfastness to water

-

School uniforms

65

0

100%

-

Knitted sportswear

60

1

98.3%

-

Fiber content

Knitted undergarments

50

5

90%

-

Fiber content, Azo,

colorfastness to perspiration,

colorfastness to water and

seam strength

Women’s shirts

40

3

92.5%

-

Fiber content

Casual pants

50

11

78%

-

Fiber content,

formaldehyde and

colorfastness to perspiration

Men's trousers

30

5

83.3%

-

Fiber content, colorfastness to perspiration and colorfastness to water

Leather bags

30

0

100%

Appearance and zip durability

-

Athletic shoes

30

0

100%

Appearance and peeling strength

-

 

Bedding

The Market and Quality Supervision Commission of Shenzhen Municipality launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for bedding. The spot check inspected 60 batches of samples; 6 batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to GB 18401 “National general safety technical code for textile products,” GB 5296.4 “Instructions for use of products of consumer interest - Part 4: Textiles and apparel,” GB 18383-2007 “General technical requirements for products with filling materials” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were formaldehyde, pH value, banned Azo dyestuff, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to perspiration and colorfastness to dry rubbing.

Primary failed items: pH value and banned Azo dyestuff.

 

Skirts and Bedding

The Xi’an Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for skirts and bedding.

Products

Total Batches

Unqualified Batches

Pass Rate

Test Items

Failed Items

Skirts

30

1

96.7%

Fiber content,

pH value,

colorfastness to washing and

colorfastness to perspiration

Fiber content

Bedding

25

6

76%

Fiber content,

pH value,

colorfastness to water and label

 

Fiber content,

pH value and label

 

Knitted Garments, Knitted Cotton Undergarments and Knitted Sweaters

The Ningbo Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for knitted garments, knitted cotton undergarments and knitted sweaters.

Products

Total Batches

Unqualified Batches

Pass Rate

Failed Items

Knitted Garments

11

0

100%

-

Knitted Cotton Undergarments

8

2

75%

Fiber content

Knitted Sweaters

10

1

90%

Fiber content

 

Textiles and Footwear

The Henan Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for textiles and footwear.

Products

Total Batches

Unqualified Batches

Standards

Test Items

Failed Items

Leather shoes

17

0

QB/T 1002-2005 “Leather shoes”

Peeling strength of upper and sole,

whole shoe flexing,

abrasion resistance,

stiffness of shank,

heel hardness and appearance

-

Children's footwear(shoes)

2

0

GB 25036-2010  “Children's canvas rubber footwear(shoes)” and HG/T 2017-2011 “Sport shoes”

Tensile strength,

elongation at break, abrasion resistance,

hardness,

outsole thickness and

bond strength

-

Knitted School Uniforms

24

0

-

Formaldehyde,

pH value,

fiber content,

colorfastness to washing,

colorfastness to water,

colorfastness to dry rubbing,

colorfastness to perspiration,

bursting strength,

dimensional stability to washing and pilling

-

Bedding

2

0

-

Formaldehyde,

pH value,

fiber content,

colorfastness to washing,

colorfastness to water,

colorfastness to dry rubbing,

colorfastness to perspiration, tensile strength and dimensional stability to washing

-

Casual Wear

20

6

-

pH value,

formaldehyde,

colorfastness to water,

colorfastness to dry rubbing,

colorfastness to perspiration and fiber content

pH value,

colorfastness to water,

colorfastness to dry rubbing,

colorfastness to perspiration

Infant's Wear

25

8

-

pH value,

formaldehyde,

colorfastness to water,

colorfastness to dry rubbing,

colorfastness to perspiration,

colorfastness to saliva and fiber content

Colorfastness to saliva, colorfastness to water, colorfastness to perspiration and colorfastness to dry rubbing

Garments

80

0

-

pH value,

formaldehyde,

colorfastness to water,

colorfastness to dry rubbing,

colorfastness to perspiration and

colorfastness to washing

-

 

Athletic Footwear

The Zhengzhou Administration for Industry & Commerce launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for athletic footwear. The spot check inspected 30 batches of samples; no batch was found unqualified.

The key items inspected on athletic shoes were peeling strength of upper and sole, peeling strength of upper and foxing, bond strength for insole and outsole, flexing resistance, abrasion resistance, colorfastness to rubbing of lining, formaldehyde and banned Azo dyestuff. The key items inspected on casual shoes were tensile strength, elongation at break, abrasion resistance, outsole hardness, outsole thickness, bond strength of foxing and upper and banned Azo dyestuff. The key items inspected on casual shoes were peeling strength, flexing resistance, abrasion resistance, colorfastness to rubbing of lining, upper pull out strength, formaldehyde and banned Azo dyestuff.

 

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

The Jiangsu Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision 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

Pass Rate

Failed Items

Products with filling materials (quilts/pillows)

60

8

86.7%

Fiber content and pH vale

Children’s and infant wear

66

3

95.5%

Fiber content

 

School Uniforms

The Shaanxi Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for school uniforms. The spot check inspected 36 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” and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were seam strength, pH value, formaldehyde, dimensional stability to washing, pilling, colorfastness, banned Azo dyestuff, fiber content and label.

 

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

The Shandong Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision 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

Products with filling materials (quilts/pillows)

40

0

GB 18401-2010 “National general safety technical code for textile products,” GB/T 29862-2013 “Textiles - Identification of fiber content,”  GB 18383-2007 “General technical requirements for products with filling materials,” GB/T 22796-2009 “Quilts, quilt cover” and GB/T 22843-2009

“Cushion and Pillow.”

Formaldehyde,

pH value,

banned Azo dyestuff,

colorfastness to water,

colorfastness to perspiration,

colorfastness to dry rubbing,

fiber content and material requirements

-

Children’s and infant wear

20

1

GB 18401-2010 “National general safety technical code for textile products” and  FZ/T 73025-2013 “Knitted Garment and Adornment For Infant.”

Formaldehyde,

pH value,

fiber content,

colorfastness to water,

colorfastness to perspiration,

colorfastness to dry rubbing, colorfastness to saliva,

banned Azo dyestuff, extractable heavy metals,

belt /button seam strength and accessory

Belt seam strength

 

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

 

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