On the 20th of January 2017 the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People`s Republic of China has issued the second bulletin of 2017, which approved 106 light industry standards, including 7 standards relevant to cases, bags and leather goods. Detailed information can be found in the following table.
|No||Standard Code||Standard Name||Standard Scope||Replaced Standard||Effective Date|
|1||QB/T 2727-2017||QB/T 2727-2017 Leather-Tests for colour fastness-Colour fastness to artificial light: Xenon art fading lamp test||This standard specifies the test methods of heat and light resistances for artificial leather. This standard applies to various leather with light and heat resistances.||QB/T 2727-2005||2017-07-01|
|2||QB/T 5082-2017||Laptop bag||This standard specifies the product classification, requirements, test methods, inspection rules, marking, packaging, transportation and storage of laptop bags. This standard applies to the bags or sets with storage of laptop, pad and accessories as main purpose.||2017-07-01|
|3||QB/T 5083-2017||Case and bag-Determination of capacity rate||This standard specifies the terms and definitions of capacity and capacity rate, the determination of capacity, test results and test reports. This standard provides A,B and C three methods for the determination of capacity. When the dispute occurs, the arbitration test, method B shall prevail. This standard applies to a variety of case and bag capacity and capacity rate of the determination.||2017-07-01|
|4||QB/T 5084-2017||Case and bag-Test Method of Fasteners||This standard stipulates the principle, the device, the test method, the result shows, the test report of the finished bag fastener test. This standard applies to the test of magnetic fastener and fastener on the finished case and bag.||2017-07-01|
|5||QB/T 5085-2017||Hardware fitting of case and bag-magnetic buckle||This standard specifies the terms and definitions, requirements, test methods and inspection rules for magnetic buckle. This standard applies to all kinds of bags with magnetic buckle.||2017-07-01|
|6||QB/T 5086-2017||Test methods for resistance to fatigue of magnetic buckle||This standard specifies the principles, devices, test methods, results, and test reports of the magnetic buckle durability test. This standard applies to the test of case and bag with a magnetic buckle.||2017-07-01|
|7||QB/T 5087-2017||Case and bag leather||This standard specifies the requirements, classification, test methods, inspection rules, acceptance, packaging, marking, transportation and storage of case and bag leather. This standard applies to the various leather for case and bag (not including the transfer coating leather).||2017-07-01|
These standards have been officially released, and will become effective on the 1st of July 2017. In order to avoid problems during any product quality supervision random inspection, we suggest all relevant companies study these new standards, including the national mandatory standard for better control of the quality of products in the production process.