Industrial standard QB/T 2880-2016 was approved and issued by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China, and was implemented on Jan. 1st, 2017. This updated version was based on and replaced QB/T 2880-2007. It is applicable to children’s leather shoes and infants’ leather shoes used in daily life if the shoe size is not above 250 and the shoes are for children who are not more than 14 years old.
It is the first time QB/T 2880 has been updated since it was first issued nearly nine years ago. The new version added two test items, the pull-out strength of the upper sole and safety properties. Mandatory standard GB 30585 was added as a normative reference. The significant technical updates are summarized in the table below: