Zhongxi is a complete laboratory for analysis and testing, also an audited contract laboratory.We can provide a wide range of chemical analysis and material testing services to a diverse international customer base.Our expertise and years of experience enable us to choose the right analytical methods and generate the accurate data needed to solve your toughest problems.

QC Tailored for the Textiles Industry

Modern textile manufacturers employ progressively more sophisticated methods and use a variety of natural, man-made, and synthetic fibers. The quality and durability of fabrics are directly affected by the quality of fibers, correct choice of dyes and colorants, and the use of appropriate manufacturing processes.

Zhongxi offers inspections and laboratory tests for all modern textiles, including:

Textile and canvas rolls

Home textiles, carpeting, curtains, and upholstery

Textile checks on finished products (garments, apparel, accessories, toys)

Our quality control and testing services help textile mills, manufacturers, importers, and retailers ensure that their products meet their own quality standards and the requirements of their destination markets. We provide detailed same-day inspection reports and 48-hour turnaround on lab tests, giving you the fast and reliable results you need to make an informed decision for your textiles supply chain.

Textiles Testing Expertise

Zhongxi's experienced inspectors conduct thorough on-site checks of your merchandise, following detailed checklists compiled based on your requirements, international regulations, safety standards, and our extensive know-how.

We offer the following physical and mechanical tests to assess the quality of your textiles:

Performance: abrasion or piling

Dimensional stability: torque, shrinkage, elongation, stretch and recovery

Weather testing: waterproof, windproof, thermal

Thermal and water vapor resistance

Burn test (for 100% cotton textiles)

Stiffness and bending

Seam strength (for sewn articles)

Tearing strength, penetration resistance

Thickness, compression, and recovery (for floor coverings)

Tensile properties

Textiles Lab Testing Expertise

In addition to the above physical and mechanical tests, Zhongxi offers a wide range of laboratory tests to help you navigate the safety requirements and meet the standards of your destination market.

General Lab Tests for Textiles

Fiber identification

Eco-textile testing

Banned azo dyes and colorants

Colorfastness check (CF to light, ozone, burnt gas fumes, phenolic yellowing perspiration, water, bleach)

Antibacterial and antimicrobial testing

Formaldehyde testing

Machine wash tests

Heavy metals in surface coatings

EU Textile Standards & Regulations

REACH (Regulation on Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals)

Textile Regulation 1007/2011

General Product Safety Directive (2001/95/EC)

Textile labeling regulations

EU Ecolabel for textile products

USA and Canada Textile Standards & Regulations

AATCC 8 Colorfastness to Crocking (wet & dry)

AATCC 15 Colorfastness to Perspiration

AATCC 16 Colorfastness to Light

AATCC 106 Colorfastness to Sea Water

AATCC 107 Colorfastness to Water

AATCC 116 Colorfastness to Crocking (rotary)

AATCC 135 Dimensional Stability for Home Laundering

AATCC 150 Dimensional Changes to Home Laundering

AATCC 162 Colorfastness to Chlorinated (Pool) Water

AATCC 112 Formaldehyde Release from Fabric (quantitative) – sealed jar method

AATCC 94-2017 Formaldehyde (spot test)

16 CFR 1610 Flammability of Clothing Textiles

16 CFR 1611 Flammability of Vinyl Plastic Film

16 CFR 1615 & 1616, Flammability of Children’s Sleepwear

16 CFR 1500.51-53 Attachment Strength

16 CFR 423 Care Labeling

16 CFR 303 Fiber Content Label

Canadian Textile Flammability Regulations (SOR/2011-22) – Bedding Textile

Canadian Textile Flammability Regulations (SOR/2011-22) – Non-bedding Textile

Canadian Toys Regulations (SOR/2011-17) Item 34, Flammability Requirement of Hair or Mane

Canadian Toys Regulations (SOR/2011-17) Item 32, Flammability Requirement of Outer Covering

Canadian Toys Regulations (SOR/2011-17) Item 33, Flammability Requirement of Yarn

Canadian Toys Regulations (SOR/2011-17) Item 21, Celluloid or Cellulose Nitrate

CPSIA Lead Content in Surface Coatings

CPSIA Lead Content in Substrates

CPSIA Phthalates Content

Cross Cut Adhesion – ASTM D3359

Polymer Identification – FTIR

Other Standards & Regulations

China – GB 18401 testing

CPAI-84, Flammability of Camping Tents

Why Zhongxi for Product and Supplier Compliance?

The Zhongxi Benefits

Supply chain intelligence: get supplier and quality stats in real time

Industry leading turnaround time for audits, testing and inspections

Online and mobile: manage your orders and access your data anywhere, any time

All-inclusive pricing: flat rates for inspections and audits; instant quotes for testing

2,300 auditors and inspectors, 6 in-house labs and operations in 85 countries

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