CCTV Singles Out More Foreign Clothing Brands For Poor QualityPosted: 08/28/2014 11:39 am
Clothing brands Forever 21, Zara, H&M and Mango are the latest additions to China’s long list of brands blacklisted by the country’s watchdog for quality problems following MUJI and Jack Jones, both were called out earlier in August, CCTV reported on August 27.
According to a post from the country’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, a total of 12,305 items produced by foreign clothing brands failed to reach the watchdog’s quality standards. However, it didn’t give any indication on what precisely the problems were. Common quality problems found in clothes include color fastness, fiber content, and pH index, problems which could cause allergy and skin irritation.