Results of China Market Textile, Footwear and Bags Spot Checks in March 2020

Vol. 1148 | April 13, 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.

Textiles and Bedding Articles

In March, the Jiangsu AMR, Shandong AMR, Shanxi AMR, Hangzhou AMR and Nanjing AMR announced the results of the special product quality supervision for textiles and bedding articles.

This spot check was conducted according to GB 18401-2010 “National general safety technical code for textile products,” GB 18383-2007 “General technical requirement for products with filling materials,” GB/T 22796-2009 “Quilts and quilt cover,” GB/T 22797-2009 “Sheet,” GB/T 22843-2009 “Cushion and pillow,” and QB/T 1193-2012 “Down & Feather quilt.”

Textiles & Bedding Articles

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

Jiangsu AMR

Quilts

79

8

10.13%

Shandong AMR

Products with filling materials

50

2

4.00%

Shanxi AMR

Scarves and shawls

20

8

40.00%

Hangzhou AMR

Silk fabrics

29

1

3.45%

Bedding articles

29

3

10.34%

Scarves

42

3

7.14%

Hosiery

8

1

12.50%

Brassieres

13

2

15.38%

Down products

17

1

5.88%

Neckties

2

1

50.00%

Silk quilts

18

3

16.67%

Nanjing AMR

Bedding articles

30

0

0.00%

Summer quilts

30

3

10.00%

Silk quilts

30

3

10.00%

Down quilts

30

4

13.33%

Primary failed items: fiber content, filling weight out of tolerance, colorfastness

Children’s Apparel and School Uniforms

In March, the SAMR, Guangdong AMR, Shanxi AMR, Hangzhou AMR and Nanjing 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,” 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

76

16

21.05%

Guangdong AMR

Infant and children’s apparel

496

172

34.68%

Shanxi AMR

Infant and children’s apparel

20

7

35.00%

Hangzhou AMR

School uniform

36

1

2.78%

Children’s apparel

38

4

10.53%

Nanjing AMR

Infant and children’s apparel

50

3

6.00%

Primary failed items: fiber content, pH value, cords and drawstrings, colorfastness

Apparel

In March, the Shanghai AMR, Shandong AMR, Shanxi AMR, Neimenggu AMR, Hangzhou AMR and Nanjing AMR announced the results of the special product quality supervision and inspection for 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 2662-2017 “Clothes with fillings,” GB/T 2664-2017 “Men’s suits and coats,” GB/T 2665-2017 “Women’s suits and coats,” GB/T 14272-2011 “Down garments,” GB/T 26384-2011 “Knitted wadded garments,” GB/T 73018-2012 “Wool knitting goods,” FZ/T 73020-2012 ”Knitted casual wear,” FZ/T 73058-2017 “Knitted overcoat,” FZ/T81007-2012 “Casual wear.”

Apparel

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

Shanghai AMR

Cashmere and wool garments

130

31

23.85%

Suits and coats

60

7

11.67%

Casual wear

50

5

10.00%

Shandong AMR

Homewear

20

0

0.00%

Wool knitting goods

10

0

0.00%

Down garments

5

0

0.00%

Shanxi AMR

Homewear

20

2

10.00%

Neimenggu AMR

Men’s sport casual wear

4

3

75.00%

Underwear

15

7

46.67%

Cashmere sweater

23

13

56.52%

Leather garments

3

0

0.00%

Hangzhou AMR

Knitted garments

103

14

13.59%

Woolen sweater

15

2

13.33%

Adult garments

268

54

20.15%

Shirts and blouses

8

3

37.50%

Cashmere sweater

5

1

20.00%

Suits

32

4

12.50%

Nanjing AMR

Casual wear

60

9

15.00%

Swimming wear

30

3

10.00%

UV-protective clothing

30

5

16.67%

Sportswear (Quick-drying clothing)

30

1

3.33%

Down garments

30

3

10.00%

Clothes with fillings

30

0

0.00%

Coats

30

4

13.33%

Woolen (cashmere) sweater

30

1

3.33%

Primary failed items: pH value, fiber content, colorfastness, care instructions (label), pilling resistance

Footwear

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

This spot check was conducted according to GB 20400-2006 “Leather and fur—Limit of harmful matter,” GB 30585-2014 “Safety technical specifications for children’s footwear,” GB/T 28011-2011 “Shanks for footwear,” QB/T 1002-2015 “Leather shoes,” and QB/T 2955-2017 “Casual shoes.”

Footwear

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

SAMR

Children’s shoes

59

17

28.81%

Shanghai AMR

Shoes

60

16

26.67%

Snow boot

40

3

7.50%

Skateboard shoes

35

2

5.71%

Zhejiang AMR

Children’s leather sandals

66

11

16.67%

Shanxi AMR

Children’s shoes

20

6

30.00%

Women’s shoes

20

6

30.00%

Chengdu AMR

Athletic shoes

30

1

3.33%

Nanjing AMR

Children’s shoes

60

10

16.67%

Roller skates

30

6

20.00%

Athletic shoes

30

2

6.67%

Leather shoes

30

1

3.33%

Primary failed items: Phthalates, heavy metal, carcinogenic aromatic amine, formaldehyde content, abrasive resistance

Bags

In March, the SAMR, Shanghai AMR, Shanxi AMR, Neimenggu AMR, Chengdu AMR and Nanjing AMR 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,” 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

58

20

34.48%

Shanghai AMR

Travelling case and trolley bag

30

3

10.00%

Shanxi AMR

Travelling case and trolley bag

40

17

42.50%

Handbag and knapsack

40

6

15.00%

Neimenggu AMR

Leather bag

2

0

0.00%

Travelling case

4

0

0.00%

Chengdu AMR

Schoolbag

30

0

0.00%

Nanjing AMR

Schoolbag

30

2

6.67%

Travelling case and trolley bag

30

2

6.67%

Leather bag

30

0

0.00%

Primary failed items: Shock impact strength, drop impact, stitching density

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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