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

Vol. 1048 | November 14, 2018

Bedding Articles

In October, the Shanghai QTS, Zhejiang QTS, Jiangsu AIC, Shandong QTS and Shenzhen MSA 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

Shanghai QTS

Silk quilt

80

18

22.50%

Zhejiang QTS

Silk quilt

45

2

4.44%

Silk quilt

10

5

50.00%

Jiangsu AIC

Quilted goods

50

3

6.00%

Shandong QTS

Quilted goods

25

1

4.00%

Shenzhen MSA

Quilted goods

19

8

42.11%

Primary failed items: fiber content, pH value, filling weight tolerance, filling moisture regain, use instructions (label)

Children’s Apparel and School Uniforms

In October, the Shanghai QTS, Zhejiang QTS and Shenzhen MSA 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

Infants’ face towel

30

2

6.67%

Children’s apparel

110

18

16.36%

Primary failed items: pH value, fiber content, use instructions (label), cords and drawstrings, colorfastness, location of sewn in permanent labels

Textiles and Apparel

In October, the Shanghai QTS, Jiangsu QTS, Shandong QTS, Shenzhen MSA, Guizhou QTS, Shaanxi QTS and Qinghai QTS 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 QTS

Shirts and blouses

66

1

1.52%

Silk apparel

80

4

5.00%

Swimwear

31

3

9.68%

Sportswear

51

4

7.84%

Knitted T-shirt

64

5

7.81%

Jiangsu QTS

Water resistant garment

44

9

20.45%

Sun-protective clothing

43

3

6.98%

Knitted sports protectors

73

0

0.00%

Shandong QTS

Suit

19

0

0.00%

Causal apparel

20

1

5.00%

Shenzhen MSA

Adult apparel

194

8

4.12%

Guizhou QTS

Apparel

9

1

11.11%

Shaanxi QTS

Apparel

50

1

2.00%

Qinghai QTS

Tibetan tapestry

2

0

0.00%

Primary failed items: fiber content, pH value, colorfastness, vapor transmission, hydrostatic pressure, UVA protection, water resistance

Footwear

In October, the Shanghai QTS, Zhejiang QTS and Shenzhen MSA 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

Shanghai QTS

Sneakers

35

2

5.71%

Children’s shoes

-

5

-

Zhejiang QTS

Children’s leather shoes/sandals

15

2

13.33%

Leather shoes/sandals

15

3

20.00%

Shenzhen MSA

Children’s shoes

32

4

12.50%

* - indicates no data published online

Primary failed items: label, whole shoe flexing, shanks, heavy metal, formaldehyde content, attachment strength

Bags

In October, the Shanghai QTS and Shenzhen MSA 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

Shanghai QTS

Handbag and knapsack

39

16

41.03%

Shenzhen MSA

Travelling case and trolley bag

25

14

56.00%

Primary failed items:  shock impact property, drop impact property, seam strength

Note: MSA, QTS and AIC are governmental organizations of domestic China, MSA is the merged governmental organization of QTS and AIC. QTS is Bureau of Quality and Technical supervision, AIC is Administration for Industry and Commerce, MSA is Market and Quality supervision Administration.

For additional information please contact:

Shanghai    Ms.Yolanda Liu
Tel: +86 21 5339 7531
yolanda.liu@intertek.com

uangzhou    Ms.Liu Hui Li
Tel: +86 20 2820 9274
huili.liu@intertek.com

ianjin    Ms.Linda Zhang
Tel: +86 22 2385 7393
linda.zhang@intertek.com

 

 

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