Results of China Market Textile and Footwear Spot Checks in February 2014

Vol. 752 | March 07, 2014


Children's Apparel

The Guangzhou Administration for Industry & Commerce launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for children's apparel. The spot check inspected 100 batches of samples; 36 batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to the standards GB/T 28863-2012 "Sampling inspection procedures for commodity applying to the case with prior information of quality" and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were formaldehyde, pH value, AZO, color fastness to water, color fastness to perspiration, color fastness to dry rubbing, color fastness to saliva, label, fiber content, color fastness to wet rubbing, color fastness to washing, color fastness to light, seam strength, extractable heavy metal, filling weight, down content, duck feather (down) content, oxygen number, turbidity, odor and microorganism.

Primary failed items: AZO, color fastness, pH value, fiber content and label.

Bedding

The Guangzhou Administration for Industry & Commerce launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for bedding. The spot check inspected 80 batches of samples; 23 batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to the standards GB/T 28863-2012 "Sampling inspection procedures for commodity applying to the case with prior information of quality" and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were formaldehyde, pH value, AZO, color fastness to water, color fastness to perspiration, color fastness to dry rubbing, label, fiber content, color fastness to wet rubbing, color fastness to washing.

Primary failed items: AZO, color fastness, fiber content and label.  

Down Garments

The Shandong Bureau of Quality and Technical supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for down garments. The spot check inspected 10 batches of samples; none of the batches was found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to the standards GB 18401-2010 "National General Safety Technical Code For Textile Products," GB/T 14272-2011 "Down garments" and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were label, fiber content, formaldehyde, pH value, color fastness to washing, color fastness to rubbing, color fastness to water, color fastness to light, AZO, filling weight, down content, odor, oxygen number and filling power.

Casual Wear

The Shandong Bureau of Quality and Technical supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for casual wear. The spot check inspected 23 batches of samples; 1 batch was found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to the standards GB 18401-2010 "National General Safety Technical Code For Textile Products," FZ/T 81006-2007 "Jeanswear" and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were pH value, label, fiber content, formaldehyde, color fastness to washing, color fastness to rubbing, color fastness to water, color fastness to light, color fastness to perspiration, AZO, odor and pilling.

Primary failed items: fiber content.

Towels

The Shandong Bureau of Quality and Technical supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for towels. The spot check inspected 30 batches of samples; 1 batch was found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to the standards GB 18401-2010 "National General Safety Technical Code For Textile Products," GB/T 22864-2009 "Towel " and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were formaldehyde, pH value, AZO, color fastness to water, color fastness to perspiration, color fastness to dry rubbing, color fastness to washing, fiber content, pile retention and absorbency.

Primary failed items: fiber content.

Children's Footwear

The Guangzhou Bureau of Quality and Technical supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for children's footwear. The spot check inspected 4 batches of samples; 2 batches were found unqualified.

This spot check was conducted according to the standards GB 25036-2010 "Children's canvas rubber footwear (shoes)," HG/T 2494-2005 "Children's canvas rubber footwear (shoes)," QB/T 2880-2007 "Children's leather shoes," QB/T 1002-2005 "Leather shoes," GB/T 15107-2005 "Athletic footwear," GB 20400-2006 "Leather and fur-Limit of harmful matter" and related standards. The key items inspected on these samples were free formaldehyde, AZO, peeling strength of upper and sole, bond strength for insole and outsole, flexing resistance, abrasion resistance, attachment strength of heel, upper pull out strength, stiffness of shank and hardness of shank.

Primary failed items: appearance and outsole hardness.

Cashmere Products and Scarves (shawl)

The Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Bureau of Quality and Technical supervision launched a special product quality supervision and inspection for cashmere products and scarves (shawl). The spot check inspected 45 batches of samples; 3 batches among the cashmere products were found unqualified.

 Primary failed items (cashmere items only): color fastness and fiber content.

Local contacts:

Shanghai  
Ms. Dora Tang
 
Tel: +86 21 6091 7076 
dora.tang@intertek.com

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

Tianjin  
Mr. Howard Xing 
Tel: +86 22 8371 2820 
howard.xing@intertek.com

  

 

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