Product certification

A global leader in product certification and testing

Recognised and respected across the globe, FM Approvals is a leader in third-party certification of property loss prevention products and services. Industrial and commercial companies around the world know that products bearing FM Approvals’ certification mark, backed by more than 100 years of scientific research and leading-edge product testing, conform to the highest standards.

The company’s globally recognised expertise spans more than 500 categories of products and services, including roofing and building material, cleanroom material and electrical and fire protection equipment. FM Approvals’ worldwide presence offers manufacturers a single source for product certification.

Certification categories

  • Fire, gas and smoke detection, signalling and other electrical equipment
  • Central control panel (central station)
  • Fire protection equipment (e.g. sprinklers, water mist, valves, fire pumps)
  • Functional safety assessment and certification
  • Hazardous location electrical equipment
  • Expert guide to hazardous locations posters
  • Building materials
  • Cleanroom materials
  • Roofing products

Approval Guide

The Approval Guide is an online tool that lists more than 50,000 products and services tested and FM Approved, and contains essential engineering data and technical information on the application and use of FM Approved products.


FM Approvals' unique and complimentary online tool simplifies the process of selecting and configuring roofing products that meet the requirements of FM Approvals.

ISO 9000 registration services

FM Approvals is an accredited ISO 9000 registrar, conducting the audits necessary for ISO 9000 registration.