The General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the Republic of China has issued the results of the 2014 children and infants clothing product quality supervision and inspection on the 6th of January. This action involved a total of 328 batches of children and infants clothing products from Beijing, Hebei, Anhui, Fujian, Jiangxi, Henan, Hubei, Guangdong, Sichuan, Yunnan and another 10 provinces. A total of 326 enterprises products were inspected of which 36 batches of substandard products were found. Please see the list below.
|Batches||Unqualified Batches||Standard||Test Item||Product Category||Problem||Problem Quantity and Proportion|
|328||36||GB18401-2010 “National Safety Technical Code for Textile Products” and relevant product standards||Fibre content, Formaldehyde, pH value, Azo dye, Colorfastness①, Extractable heavy metal, Sewing strength etc. total 13 items||Jumpsuits, Coat, Pants, Skirt, Fleece, Suits, T-Shirt, Underwear, Pyjamas etc||Fibre content||22||61.1%|
|Colorfastness to light||6|
|Colorfastness to washing||1||2.8%|
|Colorfastness to dry rubbing||1||2.8%|
① Colourfastness items involved in this action including colourfastness to water, colourfastness to perspiration, colourfastness to dry rubbing , colourfastness to washing, colourfastness to light and colourfastness to saliva.
The problem product brand or manufacturer should draw lessons, usually these should be combined with the requirements of the national mandatory standards and the corresponding product standards. The producer should establish more stringent standards to make the final checks on the quality of products, to prevent problem products getting to market.