September 13, 2016
China Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has released the following shoe standards:
|HG/T 4990-2016 Shoes Reverse Side Performance Test Law||Test method to reverse the performance of rubber shoes|
|HG/T 4991-2016 Shoes Film Elongation Test Method||Elongation of rubber surface shoes (boots)|
|HG/T 4992-2016 Jogging Shoes||Requirements, test methods and rules for inspection, packaging, transportation and storage|
|HG/T 4993-2016 Shoe Microporous Material||Test methods for shoe microporous material resiliency|
|QB/T 5004-2016 Shoes, Shoe Fasteners and Brazing Buckling||Test method for the shoes, buckles, and belt fastener assembly|
|QB/T 2880-2016 Children's Shoes||Establishes the following:|
|• Use of gluing, sewing, molding, curing, injection molding and filling|
|• Terms and definitions of children's shoes|
|• Classification and test methods|
|• Marking, packaging and transportation rules|
The standards can be viewed in the "Consolidated List of 425 Industry Standards" (in Chinese).
They will take effect on January 1, 2017.