China – 2016 Supervision and Inspection of Uncatalogued Imported and Exported Commodities Launched

Vol. 907 | May 03, 2016

In order to strengthen the overall quality supervision of import and export commodities, safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of consumers and the interests of the state, the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People’s Republic of China (AQSIQ) announced that it will organize local inspection and quarantine agencies to implement supervision and inspection of uncatalogued imported and exported commodities beginning in April 2016 through October 2016. The supervision and inspection activities will be conducted according to the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Import and Export Commodity Inspection and the Regulations for the Implementation of the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Import and Export Commodity Inspection.

The scope of the inspected products includes, but is not limited to, the annex, and local inspection and quarantine agencies will ultimately determine the product range according to the characters of the imported and exported commodities in their area. (The local inspection and quarantine agencies will release the announcements.) The imported commodities will be inspected at import ports, import distribution centers and where they are used. The exported commodities will be inspected at manufacturer, export ports and export distribution center.

Scope of the Inspected Commodities

Category

Product Name

Import / Export

Test Item

Test Standard

Light & Textile Industry

Moisture absorbing and quick dry clothing

Import

Moisture absorbing and quick dry

GB/T 21655.1-2008
GB/T 21655.2-2009

Light & Textile Industry

Anti-UV clothing

Import

Anti-UV ability

GB/T 18830-2009

Light & Textile Industry

Antibacterial clothing

Import

Antibacterial ability

GB/T 20944.1-2007
GB/T 20944.2-2007
GB/T 20944.3-2007

Light & Textile Industry

Waterproof clothing

Import

Water-resistance properties

GB/T 4745-2012
GB/T 4744-2013

Light & Textile Industry

Children’s Footwear

Import

Physical and mechanical safety performance, odor, limited substances

GB 30585-2014

Light & Textile Industry

Vacuum cup (excluding glass refill)

Import

Heavy metal

GB 9684-2011

Light & Textile Industry

Wipes

Import

Appearance, labeling, foreign material, bacterial count, escherichia coli, p. aeruginosa, staphylococcus aureus, hemolytic streptococci, fungi plate count

GB 15979-2002

Light & Textile Industry

Wall Paper

Import

Limit of harmful substances

GB 18585-2001

For additional information please contact:

Shanghai    Ms.Caroline Xin
Tel: +86 21 6091 7608
caroline.xin@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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