Sanitary Ware Product Inspection | Quality Inspection Checklist

You may have some problems when importing Sanitary Wares from China or Asia, here are common problems encountered:

Poor product quality
Incorrect items or wrong product details
Delays in delivery
Suppliers went missing

Yes, You may have heard of more horror stories about businesses sourcing their products from Asia. But that’s the challenge of import goods from somewhere in the world.

So when the first talk to a new supplier, find out if they are knowledgeable about product quality and safety standards. Know which standards apply to specific sanitary wares (bathtubs, faucets, etc.) or specific countries (like the US or Canada) or markets (like the European Union). Ask about their quality control documents or ask them to prove previous compliance or show compliance certificates.

To avoid supplier problems, you need to third-party quality control inspection company to help you make the import process easier and secure the supply chain.

Before understanding the sanitary ware product inspection service, we knew lots of sanitary ware manufactured in Foshan/Chaozhou/KaiPing/Wenzhou/Dongguan area in China, then what is sanitary ware products included?

Types of Sanitary Ware Made in China & Asia

Sanitary ware items are made up of ceramic ware and other materials used in Toilet/Basin/SPA/WC/Sink/Bathroom/Urinal. Some of the sanitary ware products are

  • Toilets.
  • Wash basins.
  • Pedestals.
  • Bidet.
  • Urinals.
  • Sinks.
  • Bathtubs.
  • Faucets
  • Accessories like: Soap holder/trays. Ashtrays. Towel Rod. Toilet paper holder. And some other products are made by ceramics.

You can search for more type of products on Made-in-China.com or Alibaba.com

Inspection Checklist

A. Factors in Quality Inspection

During the product inspection service, some comment factors will be checked:

  • Quantity
  • Product description/style/color
  • Workmanship
  • Testing/checking
  • Data measurements
  • Packaging
  • Marking

Learn more about Quality Inspection Standard and AQL Table

B. Common Defects

During the product inspection service, some comment defects for sanitary ware quality control:

  • Gap
  • Broken
  • Cut
  • Dent
  • Crack
  • Deform
  • Dirt mark
  • Repair mark
  • Ceramic residue
  • Uneven surface
  • Poor coating
  • Pinhole

C. On-site Testings

During the product inspection service, some Function Tests will be performed on-site:

  • Water Leaking Test
  • Ball(Flush) test
  • Water consumption test
  • Surface wash test
  • Tightness/Vacuum test
  • Assemble test

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1 Comment

  • Emma Clemantine

    I totally agree with your point that it is very important to carry out a proper inspection before buying any sanitary ware. I like the way you have presented the inspection checklist with common defects, factors in quality inspection, and on-site testing. Thank you for sharing this article. This article has helped me a lot in inspecting the quality of sanitary ware for my bathroom.

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