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

Vol. 1124 | December 11, 2019

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 November, the SAMR, Shanghai AMR, Jiangsu AMR, Shenzhen AMR, Neimenggu AMR and Jinan 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 18383-2007 “General technical requirements for products with filling materials” and GB/T 24252-2009 “Silk quilts.”

Bedding Articles

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

SAMR

Bedding articles

120

2

1.67%

Silk quilts

60

7

11.67%

Shanghai AMR

Silk quilts

80

13

16.25%

Jiangsu AMR

Bedding articles for student dormitory

200

5

2.50%

Shenzhen AMR

Bedding articles

35

3

8.57%

Neimenggu AMR

Products with filling materials

63

8

12.70%

Jinan AMR

Bedding articles

52

2

3.85%

Primary failed items: fiber content, use instructions (label), quality of filling, weight tolerance of filling, weight tolerance of products, tensile strength 

Children’s Apparel and School Uniforms

In November, the Jiangsu AMR, Shanxi AMR and Neimenggu 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 “Knitted children's wear” and GB/T 31888-2015 “School uniforms of primary and secondary students” etc.

Children’s Apparel

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

Jiangsu AMR

School uniform

194

12

6.19%

Shanxi AMR

School uniform

40

1

2.50%

Neimenggu AMR

School uniform

46

7

15.22%

Infant and Children’s apparel

63

5

7.94%

Primary failed items: fiber content, pH value, cords and drawstrings, use instructions (label), colorfastness

Textiles and Apparel

In November, the SAMR, Shanghai AMR, Shanghai AMR, Shenzhen AMR, Henan AMR, Neimenggu AMR and Jinan 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 “National general safety technical code for textile products,” GB/T 2660-2017 “Shirts and blouses,” GB/T 18132-2016 “Silk garments,” GB/T 81007-2012 ”Casual wear,” GB/T 81004-2012 ”Dress and ladies suit” and GB 8965.1 “Protective clothing—Flame—retardant protection—Part 1: Flame-retardant protective clothing.”

Textiles and Apparel

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

SAMR

Casual wear

301

29

9.63%

Shirts

120

8

6.67%

Swimwear

40

9

22.50%

Pajamas and sleepwear

120

6

5.00%

T-shirt

80

7

8.75%

Silk garments

60

1

1.67%

Towel

120

25

20.83%

Socks

90

19

21.11%

Shanghai AMR

Shirts

66

2

3.03%

Shenzhen AMR

Protective clothing

17

1

5.88%

Adult underwear

60

6

10.00%

Henan AMR

Casual wear

30

1

3.33%

Knitted underwear

38

4

10.53%

Neimenggu AMR

Wool and cashmere goods

22

8

36.36%

Suits/trousers

10

1

10%

Clothing with filling

14

11

78.57%

Jinan AMR

Work clothes

34

4

11.76%

Primary failed items: pH value, fiber content, AZO dyes, presence of odor, colorfastness, use instructions (label)

Footwear

In November, the SAMR, Shanghai AMR, Shenzhen AMR, Chongqing AMR, Ningbo 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 25036-2010 “Children’s canvas rubber footwear (shoes),” GB/T 22756-2017 “Leather sandals,” QB/T 4331-2012 “Children’s athletic shoes,” QB/T 2880-2016 “Children’s leather shoes,” and GB/T 28011-2011 “Shanks for footwear” and GB 21148-2007 “Personal protective equipment—Safety footwear.”

Footwear

Organization

Type of Product

Batches Inspected

Batches Failed

Failure Rate

SAMR

Athletic shoes

91

1

1.10%

Leather shoes

90

10

11.11%

Electrically insulating footwears

30

2

6.67%

Shanghai AMR

Leather sandals

50

9

18%

Shenzhen AMR

Children’s shoes

37

4

10.81%

Shenzhen AMR

Protective shoes

11

3

27.37%

Adult shoes

80

9

11.25%

Chongqing AMR

Adult shoes

629

82

13.04%

Sole bottom of shoes

74

3

4.05%

Ningbo AMR

Shoes

45

4

8.89%

Primary failed items: formaldehyde content, heavy metal content (lead, cadmium), phthalates, whole shoe flexing, colorfastness, AZO dyes, outsole hardness, peel strength

For additional information please contact:

Shanghai
Ms. Ellie Zheng
Tel: +86 21 5339 7524
ellie.zheng@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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