More and more parents will choose children's furniture when decorating their children's rooms. However, a reporter's investigation found that the quality of children's furniture in China is currently uneven. Recently, the Jiangsu Provincial Quality Supervision Bureau conducted a random inspection of 150 batches of children's furniture and found that the pass rate was less than half.
Unlike adult furniture, national mandatory standards require that the instructions and products of children's furniture should provide relevant warning signs.
After testing: 71 batches of 150 batches of samples failed the warning labels. Of the unqualified samples, 52 batches were purchased from large-scale e-commerce platform brand flagship stores or production enterprise online stores, of which 39 batches were purchased from Tmall Mall, 6 batches were purchased from Jingdong Mall, and 4 batches were purchased from No. 1 Store. Buy, 2 batches from Suning Tesco, 1 batch from Taobao. The 19 batches purchased in physical stores in Jiangsu Province failed.
Mao Yanjun, engineer of Suzhou Quality Inspection Institute: "Children's furniture instructions should indicate two points, one is applicable to the age group of children, and the other is if the product needs to be installed, it should be marked" only adults can be installed, children should not be near ". If it is possible For the adjustment device, warning words such as "careful gripping of hands" should be added to the product. "
Excessive samples of formaldehyde and heavy metals from e-commerce
The inspectors also found that some children's furniture had excessive levels of formaldehyde and heavy metals. The test results showed that 20 batches of samples with excessive formaldehyde emissions were purchased online, of which 11 batches were purchased from Tmall Mall, 6 batches were purchased from Jingdong Mall, and 3 batches were purchased from Taobao.
Among these unqualified samples, children's tables, children's chairs and children's bookcases produced by Tianyuan Furniture Factory in Liyuan Town, Weihui City have the highest formaldehyde emissions, which is four times the standard limit value.
The reporter noticed that the children's furniture that exceeded the formaldehyde emission during the test were all plate-type children's furniture, and the solid form children's furniture were all qualified.
In addition, the inspection found that the three batches of children's furniture that exceeded the standard were samples purchased from Tmall. One of them exceeded the standard by more than 40 times, and the other two exceeded the standard by more than 20 times.
Heavy metal content unqualified list
Tmall mall Tochigi Jiumei flagship store claims to be a bedside table produced by Jiale Jiamei furniture sales company in Cao County, Shandong
Tmall Mall's Xiya home flagship store claims Xiya children's table
Tmall mall Xiye home flagship store claims Xiye children's chair
Multi-brand children's furniture "structural safety" failed
Structural safety is another type of testing item for children's homes that is different from adult furniture. The inspector introduced that children's furniture should not only consider its normal use function, but also consider that children's furniture may cause hidden danger to children during their daily life and play.
6 batches of children's furniture edge and tip items failed
According to experts, the national compulsory standard for children's furniture stipulates that the outer corners and edges of all children's furniture must be rounded and chamfered.
After testing, 6 batches of children's furniture edge and cutting-edge items were unqualified. 4 batches were children's bookcases, study chairs, children's tables, etc. purchased from Tmall. 2 batches were purchased from physical stores in Yangzhou, Jiangsu Small round table and small stools.
The flagship store of Jiuxin ??百乐宫网上游戏?? in Tmall Mall is called "Jiuxin" children's bookcase.
Tmall Mall's Naliangyi flagship store is labeled as a learning chair produced by Yiwu Lexue Children's Products Co.
Dr. Prince's flagship store on Tmall Mall is labeled as "Doctor Prince" children's table
Tmall Mall Shang Shufang Huawenge Store is labeled as "Yi Ming Ju" brand small chair
Duojiao ??百乐宫网上游戏?? Furnishing Store in Qijiang District, Yangzhou City is labelled as a "multi-loving" brand small round table
Dream Years Yangzhou store labeled "Dream Years" brand round stool
Holes and gaps in 9 batches of children's furniture failed
The inspector introduced to reporters that in daily life, children may accidentally get their fingers caught in the small holes in the furniture due to curiosity or lack of safety awareness. In order to prevent accidents, the national standard specifies the size of the aperture in children's furniture.
During the random inspection, 9 batches of holes and gaps in children's furniture were unsatisfactory. Of these, 6 batches were study tables and chairs purchased from Tmall. Two batches were study tables and chairs purchased from Jingdong Mall. One batch. A bedside table purchased from a physical store in Nanjing.
The flagship store of Tmall Mall's Danye ??百乐宫网上游戏?? is labeled as a children's study table produced by Shandong Heze Huasen Furniture Co.
The flagship store of Tmall Mall's Danye ??百乐宫网上游戏?? Furnishing is labeled as a children's learning chair produced by Shandong Heze Huasen Furniture Company
Tmall Mall's Tochigi Jiumei flagship store is labeled as a children's desk produced by Caoxian Jiale Jiamei Furniture Sales Company
The flagship store of Tmall Mall Yuanshan Furniture is labeled as a children's study table produced by Yongli Yuanli Trading Company
The flagship store of Tmall Mall Yuanshan Furniture is labeled as a children's learning chair made by Yongqing Yuanli Trading Company
Tmall Mall's Easy Growth flagship store is labeled as "Easy Growth" brand liftable child learning chair
Jingdong Mall's official flagship store is labeled as a children's table produced by Tianyuan Furniture Factory in Liyuan Town, Weihui City
Jingdong Mall ’s official flagship store is labeled as a child seat produced by Tianyuan Furniture Factory in Liyuan Town, Weihui
Aoma Furniture Sales Center in Yuhuatai District, Nanjing was labeled as "Hanibebe" bedside table
9 batches of children's study table flip door flap project failed
In this test, there were 9 batches of children's learning tables that failed in the flip and flip project. All the failed samples were sampled online. 5 batches were purchased from Tmall Mall, 2 batches were purchased from Alibaba, and Jingdong Mall. Both the samples purchased from the No. 1 store were unqualified. The inspectors told reporters that most of the learning desks that are qualified for flipping doors and flaps use hydraulic rods and other components to ensure the safety of children.
Tmall mall Xuhe home furnishing store is labeled as "Dr. Youcheng" brand children's desk
The flagship store of Tmall Mall's Xiye ??百乐宫网上游戏?? is labeled as "Xiya" children's table
The official flagship store of Tmall Mall's Xibeibe is labeled as "Xibebei" children's desk
Tmall mall Hengyoufeng home franchise store is labeled as a children's study table produced by Yongkang Hengyoufeng Industry and Trade Company
Tmall Mall's Naliangyi flagship store is labeled as a children's study table produced by Yiwu Lexue Children's Products Co.
Alibaba Yiwu Youbei Toys Co., Ltd. labeled as a children's table produced by Yiwu Youbei Toys Co., Ltd.
Alibaba Guangzhou Four Happy Toys labeled as children's table produced by Fujian Huian Senyi Wood Products Company
JD Mall Shanglin Spring official flagship store labeled "Shanglin Spring" children's table
The No. 1 store Yakeji flagship store is labeled as the children's table produced by Shenzhen Yakeji Trading Co., Ltd.
Similar risks in 6 batches of children's bookcases
National standards also require other structural safety requirements such as whether drawers of children's furniture are equipped with anti-pulling parts, and the stability of the furniture itself.
For example, children's furniture above 600 mm should be fixed to the wall to prevent accidental tipping and injury to children. Previously, the 35 million chests of drawers recalled by IKEA in the United States and Canada were because the product was more than 600 mm high, and the furniture was not fixed to the wall. Many children were injured when they pulled and climbed the furniture. He was even killed.
In this test, 6 batches of children's bookcases have similar hidden dangers.
Six major e-commerce platforms become the hardest hit areas with unqualified rates
The reporter learned that the hardest hit area of the children's furniture substandard rate is the major e-commerce platforms. The inspector introduced that this sampling not only covered the main e-commerce platforms, but also the principle of buying samples, taking into account as many factors as possible, such as brand, origin, sales volume and price.
According to Wang Aifu, an engineer from Xuzhou Quality Inspection Center, this online e-commerce purchase sample covers Tmall, Taobao, JD.com, Suning.com, Alibaba, No. 1 Store, six e-commerce platforms, and the products involve ten provinces in Jiangsu and Shandong. 40 brands. There are three principles for sample selection: ① large sample sales; ② customer reviews; ③ prices range from a few hundred to two thousand yuan, which are clearly products for children's furniture.
The reporter learned that when shopping online, many consumers usually prefer brand flagship stores in online malls. However, the 71 samples sampled from the e-commerce platform are almost all from brand flagship stores, specialty stores or companies. Store, after testing, 64 pieces of children's furniture failed.