The United States has already used the label, with the administration of former president Donald Trump slamming China in January for a 'systematic attempt to destroy Uighurs.'
Opposition legislators in Turkey are accusing Ankara’s leaders of secretly selling out Uighurs to China in exchange for coronavirus vaccines.
Hua on Wednesday said genocide had "never happened in the past, is not happening now and will never happen in China".
China denies allegations of rights abuses and forced labor, saying it aims only to raise incomes among minorities and stamp out radicalism.
China has come under international criticism over its policies in Xinjiang, where rights groups say as many as a million Uighurs and other mostly Muslim minorities have been held in internment camps.
Griezmann was a global brand ambassador for Huawei and has appeared in advertisements promoting the company's smartphones.
This comes in the backdrop of several countries expressing concern over the human rights violations in China.
Among the 39 signatory countries were the United States, most of the EU member states including Albania and Bosnia, as well as Canada among others.
Companies that ship clothing and other cotton goods, computer parts and hair products from the Xinjiang region were named in the order issued by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.