FM (Factory Mutual) Approval is a national recognized testing laboratory (non-government operated). Their mission is similar to that of UL in that they test and certify safety equipment to ensure that it is up to standard. However, the most significant difference is that FM Global mainly focuses on fire equipment.
What is FM safety?
FM Global is a property insurance company operating from the philosophy that most losses can be prevented. Products that pass the five-step approval process are issued the globally acknowledged FM mark to support property loss prevention and to signify that they will perform as expected.
How many approval standards does FM Approvals have?
Approval Standards. FM Approvals has developed more than 200 Approval Standards. These standards illustrate the Approval criteria of various types of products and services. Search the list below for all current Approval Standards. Please note that FM Approvals also tests products using recognized standards of other organizations.
Which is the secure website for FM Approvals?
Approval’s Information Management (AIM) has FM Approvals’ private and secure customer portal for managing all information related to your FM Approvals programs.
How does the certification process work for FM?
The Certification Process No matter the product or the complexity of the test program, we will work with you to evaluate your product against the highest level of testing standards to earn the FM APPROVED mark. Our Approval process is efficient and helps differentiate your product in the marketplace.
Who is the IECEx FM Approvals accredited to?
IECEx FM Approvals participates in the IECEx Scheme, a program administered by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). CPR FM Approvals is accredited as a notified body to test and certify products under the European Union Construction Products Regulations (CPR).