January 04, 2013

Counterfeit Det-Tronics Smoke Detectors

  • Type of Notification: Counterfeiting
  • FM Approval Status: Not FM Approved

Alert Summary

FM Approvals has been notified by Detector Electronics Corporation of a counterfeit FM Approval Report. The document (attached) misrepresents Det-Tronics U5005 and U5006 series smoke detectors manufactured by Detector Electronics Corporation as FM Approved. Detector Electronics Corporation has cooperated fully in FM Approvals’ investigation and claims to have no knowledge of the origin of the counterfeit document.

Company Identity

Detector Electronics Corporation (Det-Tronics)
6901 West 110th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55438
USA

Contact Information

Product information and customer service phone numbers are available at www.detronics.com.

Product Identity

Det-Tronics U5005 and U5006 Smoke Detectors for classified areas.

Description

See attached data sheet.

Make/Model

Det-Tronics U5005 and U5006 Smoke Detectors for classified areas.

Nameplate Data

Det-Tronics U5005 and U5006 Smoke Detectors for classified areas.

Hazard Involved

The products described in this product alert have never been tested or certified as FM Approved. There is no evidence these products have ever been tested to the rigorous requirements of FM Approvals. Use of these products may present a serious property risk for the user.

Using This Product?

If you suspect you are in possession of any of the affected equipment listed above bearing the FM Approvals certification marking, please bring that to the attention of:

Robert Lovell

Norwood, MA, United States

+1 (1) 781-255-4820

Email

Counterfeit Indicator

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Figure 2. Specification Data

Figure 3. Specifications