September 05, 2017

Misrepresentation of FM Approved Product with Shandong Lede Machinery Co. Ltd Rigid Grooved End Pipe Couplings (Model XGQT4)

  • Type of Notification: Misuse of Mark
  • FM Approval Status: Not FM Approved

FM Approvals has been made aware of a non-FM Approved Shandong Lede Machinery Co., Ltd grooved end coupling that has been sold through distribution in South Korea bearing the FM Approvals certification mark.

 

 

Company Identity:                Shandong Lede Machinery Co., Ltd

Name:                                     Mr. Wen Feng Guo    

Address:                                 No. 3998 West Weinhuan N Road, Weicheng District, Weifang City, Shandong Province 261057, China

Contact Information:           gwf_3@163.com and +86 5368167916

Product Identity:                  Gasketed Pipe Fittings

Description:                           Rigid Grooved End Pipe Couplings

Make/Model:                         Model XGQT4 Fast Connect Coupling (See Fig. 1)

Sizes:                                       1-1/4, 1-1/2, 2, 2-1/2, 76.1 mm, 3, 4, 5, 165.1 mm and 6 inch

FM Approval Status:            Not FM Approved

 

Hazard Involved: FM Approvals was made aware that several thousand units of the Model XGQT4 Fast Connect Couplings were shipped to and installed in South Korea bearing the FM Approvals certification mark. This specific model of coupling (XGQT4) is not FM Approved. It is believed that the couplings were only shipped to South Korea.

Using This Product?

If you suspect that you are in possession of a Shandong Lede Model XGQT4 Fast Connect Coupling bearing the FM Approvals certification mark, please bring that to the attention of:

Antonio Pires

Norwood, MA, United States

+1 (1) 781-255-4825

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