On the 11th of September the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, and Standardization Administration of the P.R.C. published an announcement of new national standards. In the announcement General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People’s Republic of China, Standardization Administration of the P.R.C. approved 354 Newly Approved National Standards.

The following table shows an excerpt of new standards relating to footwear:

No.National Standard IDNational Standard   Name Replacement   Standard ID Date of   Enforcement
6GB/T 2543.1-2015 Textiles. Determination of twist in yarn. Part 1: Direct counting methodGB/T 2543.1-20012016-04-01
24GB/T3903.30-2015 Footwear. Test methods for outsoles, insoles, lining and socks. Water soluble contentGB/T 3903.30-20082016-04-01
45GB/T 5711-2015Textiles. Tests for colour fastness.GB/T 5711-19972016-04-01
52GB/T 6508-2015 Test method for dyeing uniformity of polyester filament yarnsGB/T 6508-20012016-04-01
55GB/T 7066-2015 Textiles. Tests for colour fastness. Colour fastness. Colour fastness to pottingGB/T 7066-19972016-04-01
58GB/T 7742.2-2015Textiles-Bursting properties of fabrics-Part 2: Pneumatic method for determination of bursting strength and bursting distension2016-04-01
63GB/T 8960-2015 Polyester drawn yarnGB/T 8960-20082016-04-01
64GB/T 9111-2015 The methods of mulberry silkworm dried cocoonsGB/T 9111-20062016-04-01
77GB/T 11413-2015 Test methods for bond strength of leather shoes heelsGB/T 11413-20052016-04-01
97GB/T 14189-2015Fiber grade polyester chipGB/T 14189-20082016-04-01
99GB/T 14342-2015 Testing method for specific resistance of synthetic staple fibresGB/T 14342-19932016-04-01
100GB/T 14346-2015Testing method for yarn irregularity of man-made filament yarns by means of electronic evenness testerGB/T 14346-19932016-04-01
102GB/T 14460-2015 Polyester drawn textured yarnGB/T 14460-20082016-04-01
105GB/T 14768-201545 ° carpet combustion performance test methods and evaluationGB/T 14768-19932016-04-01
109GB/T 15552-2015 Testing method and inspection regulations for silkGB/T 15552-20072016-04-01
134GB/T 21284-2015Footwear. Test methods for whole shoe. Thermal insulationGB/T 21284-20072016-04-01
180GB/T 31889-2015Meta-aramid staple fiber2016-04-01
182GB/T 31891-2015Technical requirements for ecological carpets2016-04-01
189GB/T 31898-2015Textiles-Tests for colour fastness- Colour fastness to spotting for furnishing fabrics2016-04-01
190GB/T 31899-2015Textiles-Weathering test- ultraviolet light exposure2016-04-01
191GB/T 31900-2015Woven children’s clothing2016-04-01
192GB/T 31901-2015Code of practice for garment evaluation by wearer trials2016-04-01
193GB/T 31902-2015Inspection method for appearance detects on garment interlinings2016-04-01
194GB/T 31903-2015Rules of product naming marking and packing for garment interlinings2016-04-01
195GB/T 31904-2015Adhesive-bonded nonwoven interlinings2016-04-01
197GB/T 31906-2015Textiles aqueous liquid repellence water/alcohol solution resistance test2016-04-01
198GB/T 31907-2015Method of garment measurement2016-04-01
247GB/T 31957-2015Test method of chemical resistance of glass fibers2016-08-01
249GB/T 31959-2015Determination of thermal oxidative resistance of carbon fibre2016-08-01
312GB/T 32008-2015Textiles tests for colour fastness colour fastness to dye transfer in storage2016-04-01
313GB/Z 32009-2015New textile materials datasheet of mechanical properties2016-04-01
315GB/T 32011-2015Textile trim materials in the interior of automobiles test method for seam fatigue2016-04-01
316GB/Z 32012-2015New textile materials datasheet of chemical properties2016-04-01
317GB/Z 32013-2015New textile materials datasheet of thermal properties2016-04-01
318GB/T 32014-2015Silk-Property and terms of testing2016-04-01
319GB/T 32015-2015Silk testing method for degumming loss percentage2016-04-01
320GB/T 32016-2015Silk determination of amino acids2016-04-01
328GB/T 32023-2015Footwear test methods for whole shoes rigidity of flexing area2016-04-01
329GB/T 32024-2015Footwear test methods for whole shoes torsion performance2016-04-01
332GB/T 32027-2015Footwear anti-bending performance test methods for folding conveyor2016-04-01