Results of China Market Textile, Footwear and Bags Spot Checks in December 2019

Vol. 1128 | January 10, 2020

Note: AMR is the governmental organization of domestic China, AMR is the regional merged governmental organization of QTS and AIC. QTS is short for the Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision, AIC is short for the Administration for Industry and Commerce, AMR is short for the Administration for Market Regulation, SAMR is short for the State Administration for Market Regulation.

Bedding Articles

In December, the Shanghai AMR, Nanjing AMR, Dalian AMR 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 22796-2009 “Quilts and quilt cover,” GB/T 22797-2009 “Sheet,” GB/T 22843-2009 “Cushion and pillow,” GB/T 18383-2007 “General technical requirements for products with filling materials,” GB/T 24252-2009 “Silk quilts,” and QB/T 1193-2012 “Down & Feather quilt.”

Bedding Articles

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

Shanghai AMR

Bedding articles

31

2

6.45%

Down & feather quilt

30

1

3.33%

Nanjing AMR

Silk quilts

30

3

10.00%

Down quilt

30

4

13.33%

Dalian AMR

Bedding articles

20

0

0%

Primary failed items: fiber content, pH value, filling content, weight tolerance of filling, down content

Children’s Apparel and School Uniforms

In December, the SAMR, Shanghai AMR, Zhejiang AMR, Chengdu AMR and Dalian AMR 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,” FZ/T 73045-2013 “Knitted children's wear,” and GB/T 31888-2015 “School uniforms of primary and secondary students.”

Children’s Apparel

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

SAMR

Infant and children’s apparel

201

29

14.43%

Shanghai AMR

School uniform

38

2

5.26%

Zhejiang AMR

Children’s apparel

73

30

41.10%

School uniform

243

10

4.12%

Chengdu AMR

School uniform

14

0

0%

Dalian AMR

Infant apparel

20

0

0%

Primary failed items: fiber content, pH value, cords and drawstrings, carcinogenic aromatic amine dyestuff, colorfastness, use instructions (label), pilling

Textiles and Apparel

In December, the SAMR, Shanghai AMR, Zhejiang AMR, Chengdu AMR, Nanjing AMR, Dalian AMR and Guiyang AMR announced the results of the special product quality supervision and inspection for textiles and apparel.

The spot checks were conducted according to GB 18401-2010 “National general safety technical code for textile products,” GB/T 2660-2017 “Shirts and blouses,” GB/T 18132-2016 “silk garments,” FZ/T 81007-2012 ”Casual wear,” FZ/T 73020-2012 ”Knitted casual wear,” FZ/T 73018-2012 “Wool knitting goods,” GB/T32614-2016 “Outdoor sportswear—Water resistant garment,” GB/T 14272-2011“Down garments,” and FZ/T 73058-2017 “Knitted overcoat.”

Textiles and Apparel

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

SAMR

Suits and coats

90

7

7.78%

Knitted underwear

160

15

9.38%

Scarf and shawl

90

10

11.11%

Water resistant garment

40

7

17.50%

Shanghai AMR

Silk garments

80

6

7.50%

Water resistant garment

30

3

10.00%

Wool knitting goods

45

5

11.11%

Sportswear

35

4

11.43%

Knitted T-shirt

41

4

9.76%

Knitted (thermal) underwear

30

1

3.33%

Down garments

35

1

2.86%

Towel

40

5

12.50%

Home underwear

30

1

3.33%

Zhejiang AMR

Shirts

19

1

5.26%

Chengdu AMR

Men’s garments

34

7

20.59%

Nanjing AMR

Overcoat

30

4

13.33%

Woolen sweater

30

1

3.33%

Down garments

30

3

10.00%

Dalian AMR

Garments

35

0

0%

Guiyang AMR

Garments

7

0

0%

Primary failed items: Formaldehyde content, pH value, fiber content, colorfastness, pilling, water resistance (spray), down content 

Footwear

In December, the SAMR, Shanghai AMR, Zhejiang AMR, Chengdu AMR and Dalian AMR announced the results of special product quality supervision and inspection of footwear products.

This spot check was conducted according to GB 30585-2014 “Safety technical specifications for children’s footwear,” GB/T 28011-2011 “Shanks for footwear,” GB 21148-2007 “Personal protective equipment—Safety footwear,” and GB 12011-2009 “Foot protection—Electrically insulating footwear.”

Footwear

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

SAMR

Safety footwear

30

1

3.33%

Children’s footwear

90

15

16.67%

Roller skates

30

3

10.00%

Rain boots

30

19

61.29%

Shanghai AMR

Electrically insulating footwears

11

1

9.09%

Zhejiang AMR

Puncture proof footwear

13

0

0%

Chengdu AMR

Children’s footwear

14

0

0%

Dalian AMR

Elderly footwear

5

0

0%

Primary failed items: Label, heavy metal content (lead, cadmium), phthalates, flexing resistance of outsole, outsole hardness, tensile strength 

Bags

In December, the SAMR 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 1333-2018 “Handbag and knapsack,” and QB/T 2155-2018 “Travelling case and trolley bag.”

Bags

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

SAMR

Travelling case and trolley bag

90

10

11.11%

Handbag and knapsack

90

5

5.56%

Primary failed items: shock impact property, travelling performance, rigidity case surface drop ball impact property

For additional information please contact:

Shanghai
Ms. Mariana Yang
Tel: +86 21 5339 7527
Mariana.yang@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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