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The standardization administration of the People’s Republic of China recently published announcement No.27 of 2016 to update state standards. The update includes some important standards for down and feather, leather and fur, such as GB/T 10288-2016 “Testing methods for down and feather,” GB/T 17685-2016 “Down and feather” and GB/T 33392-2016 “Leather and fur – Chemical tests - Determination of 4-aminoazobenzene in banned azo dyes.” The update also includes some test method standards of footwear such as GB/T 33384-2016 “Technical terms of rubber shoes,” GB/T 33390-2016 “Footwear - Critical substances potentially present in footwear and footwear components - Test method to quantitatively determine dimethylformamide in footwear materials” and GB/T 33427-2016 “Rubber shoes - determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon” The key updates to the standards list are summarized below:
Standard Executed Date
Testing methods for down and feather
Leather and fur - Chemical tests - Determination of 4-aminoazobenzene in banned Azo dyes
Down and feather
Technical terms of rubber shoes
Footwear - Critical substances potentially present in footwear and footwear components - Test method to quantitatively determine dimethylformamide in footwear materials
Footwear - Critical substances potentially present in footwear and footwear components - Test method to quantitatively determine polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons(PAH) in footwear materials
Footwear - Test methods for whole shoes - Measurement of thermal and water-vapour resistance under steady-state conditions
Rubber shoes - determination of organotin compounds
Rubber shoes - determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon
Remark: All above standards have not been published at present.
Announcement No. 27 of 2016 of national standards:
For additional information please contact:Shanghai Ms.Emma Guo