China – Four New Textile Dyeing and Finishing Method Standards Drafted by Intertek Approved

Vol. 732 | September 10, 2013

 

On Feb. 17, 2013, the Standardization Administration Committee of the People’s Republic of China released a new set of Chinese national standards, including four national standards regarding determination methods of harmful substances in textile dyeing and finishing. Intertek technical experts initiated and drafted these four new national standards, went into effect Sept. 1, 2013:

  • GB/T 29493.1-2013 Determination of harmful substances in textile dyeing and finishing auxiliaries - Part 1: Determination of polybrominated biphenyl and polybrominated 
  • GB/T 29493.2-2013 Determination of harmful substances in textile dyeing and finishing auxiliaries - Part 2: Determination of perfluorooctane sulfonates and perfluorooctanoicacid HPLC-MS/MS method
  • GB/T 29493.3-2013 Determination of harmful substances in textile dyeing and finishing auxiliaries - Part 3: Determination of organotins GC/MS method
  • GB/T 29493.4-2013 Determination of harmful substances in textile dyeing and finishing auxiliaries - Part 4: Determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons - GC/MS method 

These standards represent the first to be issued regarding restricted harmful substances analysis on textile dyeing and finishing auxiliaries in the Chinese standard system, and provide manufacturers/retailers more effective measure to control harmful substances from the raw material stage.

Intertek is a standing member of Subcommittee 1 on Textile Auxiliaries of National Technical Committee 134 on dyestuffs of Standardization Administration in China, which works to develop methods for producing environmentally friendly apparel and textiles.

For more information on these and other Chinese national standards, please contact Intertek’s China Domestic Market Services:

Shanghai: Ms. Ada Liu
Tel.:+86 21 6091 7145
ada.hl.liu@intertek.com

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

 

 

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