Our Mission

Quality. Technical Integrity. Performance.

Do you want your certification to mean something? Can your customers trust that your products will perform under the toughest conditions?

FM Approvals is an international leader in third-party testing and certification services. We test property loss prevention products and services—for use in commercial and industrial facilities—to verify they meet rigorous loss prevention standards of quality, technical integrity and performance. How? By employing a worldwide certification process that’s backed by scientific research and testing, and over a century of experience.

The FM APPROVED mark is recognized and respected worldwide. Our certification instills confidence and commands respect in your marketplace.

Mission Statement

FM Approvals certifies products and services with a unique focus on:

  • Objectively testing property loss prevention products and services and certifying those that meet rigorous loss prevention standards.
  • Encouraging the development and use of FM Approved products and services that improve and advance property loss prevention practices.