WASHINGTON — The American Textile Manufacturers Institute has asked Commerce Department officials to stem the flood of five textile product imports from China — the first such request filed under a special deal China made to secure its World Trade Organization membership.

The petition filed last week, but announced Thursday, asks for import quota on Chinese bras, knit fabric, gloves, nightwear and luggage. Shipments of these products have surged after quota restrictions were lifted on them Jan. 1, as part of the third stage of a global quota phaseout of textile and apparel import limits.

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