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

Vol. 1162 | June 11, 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 May, the Zhejiang AMR, Jiangsu AMR and Henan 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 GB/T 22864-2009 “Towel.”

Textiles & Bedding Articles

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

Zhejiang AMR

Hosiery

39

8

20.51%

Silk quilts

7

2

28.57%

Bedding articles

18

3

16.67%

Down products

54

10

18.52%

Jiangsu AMR

Bedding articles

100

2

2.00%

Functional textiles

40

3

7.50%

Silk quilts

97

13

13.40%

Daily protective mask

58

23

39.66%

Towel

100

7

7.00%

Women’s lingerie

100

8

8.00%

Henan AMR

Bedding articles

16

5

31.25%

Primary failed items: fiber content, use instruction (label), pH value, colorfastness, weight deviation of filling

Adult Apparel and Children’s Apparel

In May, the Shanghai AMR, Zhejiang AMR, Jiangsu AMR and Henan AMR announced the results of the special product quality supervision and inspection for adult apparel and children’s apparel.

The spot checks were 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 2662-2017 “Clothes with filling,” GB/T 8878-2014 “Knitted cotton underwear,” GB/T 14272-2011 “Down garments,” GB/T 31900-2015 “Woven children’s clothing,” GB/T 32614-2016 “Outdoor sportswear-Water resistant garment,” FZ/T 73018-2012 “Wool knitting goods,” and QB/T 1615-2018 “Leather garment.”

Apparel

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

Shanghai AMR

Leather garment

50

7

14.00%

Zhejiang AMR

Knitted cotton underwear

36

8

22.22%

Sweater

42

3

7.14%

Knitted garment

30

4

13.33%

Fur garment

23

3

13.04%

Leather garment

29

15

51.72%

Suits

14

1

7.14%

Knitted underwear

200

9

4.50%

Radiation-proof garment

20

0

0.00%

Henan AMR

Children’s garment

10

7

70.00%

Down garment

15

0

0.00%

Primary failed items: use instruction (label), pH value, fiber content

Footwear

In May, the Shanghai AMR, Zhejiang AMR, Jiangsu AMR and Henan 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 25036-2010 “Children’s canvas rubber footwear (shoes),” GB/T 15107-2013 “Athletic shoes,” and QB/T 1002-2015 “Leather shoes.”

Footwear

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

Shanghai AMR

Athletic shoes

50

2

4.00%

Zhejiang AMR

Static protective footwear

3

1

33.33%

Leather shoes

94

42

44.68%

Jiangsu AMR

Snow boot

41

2

4.88%

Athletic shoes

50

0

0.00%

Rain shoes

10

6

60.00%

Henan AMR

Leather shoes

20

0

0.00%

Children’s shoes

16

2

12.50%

Primary failed items: abrasion resistance, flexing resistance

Bags

In May, the Jiangsu 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,” and QB/T 2155-2018 “Travelling case and trolley bag.”

Bags

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

Jiangsu AMR

Handbag and knapsack

50

17

34.00%

Travelling case and trolley bag

90

20

22.22%

Primary failed items: formaldehyde content, drop impact, shock impact strength

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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