China has issued an updated version of its product standard FZ/T 81007-2022 Casual Wear. The revised standard became effective on October 1, 2022.
China Releases an updated Product Standard for Casual Wear–FZ/T 81007-2022
The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has issued an updated industry standard for casual wear– FZ/T 81007-2022. Included in No. 10 announcement on the approved industry standards in 2022, it replaces the previous version, FZ/T 81007-2012, and came into effect on October 1, 2022.
Main physical and chemical content
The standard includes provisions relating to fiber content, formaldehyde content, pH value, decomposable carcinogenic aromatic amines, odor, dimensional change (laundering, dry-cleaning), shell colorfastness (to laundering, water, dry-cleaning, rubbing, perspiration, light, transfer in joints, phenolic yellowing), lining colorfastness (to laundering, water, dry rubbing, perspiration), trims and embroidery thread colorfastness (to laundering, dry-cleaning), shell pilling, seam properties (slippage, strength for seam of trouser back rise), tear force, peeling force at parts covered with adhesive interlinings, and appearance after laundering and drying. Casual wear intended to be worn by children from 3 years to 14 years shall also comply with the rules of GB 31701.
Main Technical Changes
Compared with FZ/T 81007-2012, FZ/T 81007-2022 contains many updates, including:
- Terms and definitions
- Requirements and test methods for colorfastness to phenolic yellowing and tear force
- Casual wear intended to be worn by children from 3 years to 14 years shall also comply with the rules of GB 31701
- Requirement for instruction for use
- Requirement for raw materials
- Requirements for check/stripe alignment
- Requirements for color difference
- Requirements for appearance defects
- Requirements for sewing and ironing appearance
- Requirements for colorfastness to wet rubbing
- Requirements for appearance after laundering
- Requirements for footnotes of chemical/physical items
- Test methods
- Judgment rules
- Normative appendix A and Normative appendix B (see FZ/T 81007-2012)
- Requirements for splicing (see FZ/T 81007-2012, clause 3.6)
Details of the Technical Content
For more information, please refer to the China Industry Standard FZ/T 81004-2022 Dress and Suit. or contact SGS directly.
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