Children’s and infant clothing (referred to as children’s clothing) refers to all kinds of clothing designed, produced and sold to meet the clothing needs of children or infants. Children’s clothing is divided into infant clothing and children’s clothing according to the appropriate age, and generally the clothing suitable for children aged 36 months and below is called infant clothing; Clothing suitable for children over 3 years old and 14 years old and under is called children’s clothing, and children’s clothing can be divided into children’s clothing, middle children’s clothing and large children’s clothing according to age.
Quality of children’s and infant clothing
In 2021, the State Administration for Market Regulation randomly inspected 163 batches of children’s and infant clothing products produced by 157 enterprises in 15 provinces (cities), of which 4 batches of products were suspected of not having factory names. Among the 159 batches of products inspected, 26 batches were unqualified, and the unqualified discovery rate was 16.4%.
It involves fiber content, color fastness to wet rubbing, color fastness to dry rubbing, color fastness to water, rope requirements, and tensile strength of accessories
。 The Market Supervision Department of the autonomous region conducted random inspections of 95 batches of children’s and infant clothing sold in Ningxia, and 13 batches were unqualified after inspection, with a failure rate of 13.7%, and the unqualified items involved fiber composition and content and pH value.
Frequently asked questions:
The fiber content is an explicit indication of the raw materials used in textiles and reflects the true attributes of the product. Since consumers often purchase textiles based on the labeled fiber content, the fiber content labeled value does not match the actual test value or does not indicate the fiber content will directly harm the legitimate rights and interests of consumers. The fiber content of textile products sold in China should meet the standards
Requirements for the Marking of Textile Fiber Content.
pH value is a safety performance index to assess the acidity and alkalinity of textiles. In general, the pH of human skin is in
, is weakly acidic, acidic environment can inhibit the growth and reproduction of certain bacteria, has the effect of protecting the skin from infection. If the pH value is too high or too low, it will destroy the acid-base balance on the surface of the skin of young children, resulting in bacterial invasion and even skin diseases.
Rope strap safety
Children are caught in the rope during play, causing injuries from time to time, a new standard
GB 31701-2015 Safety Technical Code for Textile Products for Infants and Children
, specific provisions are made for the straps of infants’ and children’s clothing. The rope design does not meet the relevant requirements stipulated in the national standard, and there are safety hazards such as strangulation in daily use.
When shopping for children’s clothing, comfort and safety should be the most important considerations, and parents need to start from the following aspects:
Look at the label
Product labels include hang tags and durability labels. The hang tag should be marked with the product name, product implementation standards, safety category, product number type, fiber composition and content, Chinese factory name and address, certificate of conformity, product quality level, maintenance method and other relevant information. The durability label (washed mark) should have the product number, fiber composition and content, maintenance method and other marks. When purchasing children’s clothing, you should also pay attention to the “A” logo, “baby products” and other words, if there is no “A” logo, “infant products” and other words or product labels are incomplete, unclear handwriting, there are alterations of children’s clothing with caution.
Smell the smell
Pick up the garment close to the nasal cavity and smell the surface of the garment if there is one or more of the musty, oily, gasoline, kerosene, fishy, aromatic hydrocarbon smell, do not buy.
Choose a color
When purchasing children’s clothing, you should try to choose light-colored, white, unprinted or less printed cotton textiles to prevent toxic and harmful substances from remaining in the printing and dyeing process, causing harm to children’s health.
Check the attachment
Pay attention to check whether small accessories such as buttons and decorative beads are firmly attached and whether they are easy to cause the risk of swallowing; Check whether zippers, decorations, etc. have sharp edges and whether they are easily scratched; Be careful that there should be no leash on the head and neck of infant clothing; The rope straps that adjust the size of the head and neck of children’s clothing should not have free ends, and other rope straps should not have free ends with a length of more than 75mm; The shoulder strap should be fixed, continuous and free endless. The head and neck ropes may cause strangulation and suffocation risk to children, especially infants and young children, due to unconscious entanglement or accidental hooking; Ropes that are too long on the chest, waist and other areas may cause physical injury to children due to accidental hooking during play.
Use it correctly
Children’s clothing should be carried out a correct washing care according to the maintenance method on the label before wearing for the first time, try to avoid the dust and bacteria contaminated by the clothing in the production process to harm the child’s body, and the fabric floating color, formaldehyde, etc. can be removed through washing, and it is safer to wear after washing.
It is best to buy it in large and medium-sized shopping malls or regular brand stores
When purchasing or receiving services, pay attention to asking for and saving shopping vouchers from merchants to provide maintenance for consumer disputes
Basis for its own rights. If there is a quality dispute, please call 12345 in time, we will serve you wholeheartedly.
|Fiber Quality Monitoring Center of the Autonomous Region Market Supervision Department,
Ningxia market supervision