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

Vol. 1046 | October 17, 2018

Bedding Articles

In September, the Beijing QTS and Shandong QTS 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

Beijing QTS

Quilted Good

12

0

0.00%

Shandong QTS

Quilted Goods

80

1

1.25%

Primary failed item: fiber content 

Children’s Apparel and School Uniforms

In September, the Shanghai QTS, Beijing QTS, Guangdong QTS, Shenzhen MAS, Anhui QTS, He’nan QTS and Jiangxi QTS 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” and 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

Children’s Swimming Garment

20

1

5.00%

Beijing QTS

Children’s Apparel

16

1

6.25%

Guangdong QTS

Children’s Apparel

99

9

9.09%

Shenzhen MAS

School Uniform

37

2

5.41%

Anhui QTS

School Uniform

15

0

0.00%

He’nan QTS

Children’s Apparel

50

2

4.00%

Jiangxi QTS

School Uniform

50

21

42.00%

Primary failed items: pH value, attachment strength, fiber content, cords and drawstrings, colorfastness, pilling, dimensional stability to washing and warping to washing 

Textiles and Apparel

In September, the Beijng QTS, Zhejiang QTS, Shandong QTS, Shandong AIC, Anhui QTS, Jiangxi QTS, Jilin AIC and Guangzhou 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

Beijng QTS

Adult Apparel

65

8

12.31%

Zhejiang QTS

Knitted Underwear

34

2

5.88%

Adult Apparel

6

1

16.67%

Shirts and Blouses

36

2

5.56%

Shandong QTS

Apparel

54

16

29.63%

Apparel

20

0

0.00%

Shandong AIC

Apparel

49

12

24.49%

Anhui QTS

Towel

10

0

0.00%

Jiangxi QTS

Shirts and Blouses

20

6

30.00%

Jilin AIC

Adult Apparel

18

12

66.67%

Guangzhou QTS

Knitted Underwear

67

20

29.85%

Primary failed items: fiber content, use instruction, pH value, colorfastness, seam slippage and tearing strength 

Footwear

In September, the Shanghai QTS, Anhui AIC and He’nan 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

Shanghai QTS

Athletic Footwear

50

1

2.00%

Leather Shoes/Sandals

50

8

16.00%

Anhui AIC

Children’s Shoes

100

78

78.00%

He’nan QTS

Sandals

10

0

0.00%

Casual shoes

20

0

0.00%

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

Bags

In September, the Anhui QTS, Anhui AIC, Jiangxi QTS and Jilin AIC 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

Anhui QTS

Bags

20

0

0.00%

Anhui AIC

Bags

100

48

48.00%

Jiangxi QTS

Bags

30

21

70.00%

Jilin AIC

Bags

6

4

66.67%

Primary failed items: label, shock impact property, pull rod resistance to fatigue, travelling performance, drop impact property and lock

Note: 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

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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